Learn more about other poetry terms
You told me when we met that you’d go away, But, darling, I fell in love with you anyway. You didn’t come into my life to stay. I know that we’ll have to part someday, But I honestly don’t want it to happen today.
You get in my face, And all up in my space, To say you cannot breathe. But 6 feet underneath, Are those who succumbed
2 minutes, and I'll see you. I'm looking forward to it. We haven't spoken in a while. I hope you still think kindly of me.2 minutes, and the wind rushes by me. It signals your arrival. I barely recognize you walking toward me.
your eyes happy . . . . . . clothes neat . . . . . . if only i could get closer than 6 feet . . . . .
I want a future that is both yours and mine. I want to have dinner parties on the porch and drink wine while the twinkle lights shine.
I am stuck at home finding random things to do, But all of this time being here just makes me think about you. I don't know when I will see you again, and it is driving me crazy,
Mystery my dear That's all you may see Some see a challenging view Some see a hurting soul Who were you? Who will you be?
Soon you will return, I'll be by your side I know you will be gone as soon as you arrive 3 months spent far away, another 6 out farther Maybe spending 2 more years before a chance at forever
Distant yet close A phrase all the more indifferent To a young child unlearned about the closeness of family Life gave it meaning once my sister moved from usAnd that distance surely changed me
They say that Distance Makes the heart grow fonder But I was fond enough When we walked Alongside one another
When tragedies happen we often think, "it didn't happen to me, So it doesn't matter as much" we think we are a safe distance from the violence. That's what they want us to think.
What I’m Not September 13, 2018 ~ Thursday There’s music in the hills Sounds of song on their backs, fronts, and sides That which I’ve never heard
Is it self-torture to allow these thoughts to steep in my head? I miss him. The cruelest part of love is distance especially when brought in close proximity: it hurts to see him every day.
It was unexpected. The moment in which our eyes met. Your eyes shone like the ones of a child opening his christmas presents; full of happiness and hope. It was unexpected;
Now I know what it’s like To fear the loss of someone- It’s terrible, Horrible, But what accompanies it is a tender notion, A soothing feeling you can’t replace. Search the earth, the skies, the space,
10 feet The distance from my desk to yours I don’t know that for sure But it’s a close enough guess You and the other girls used to chase the boys at recess But you say That you only did it for Joseph
How do you love one person so much That the world just stops That instead of a person They're just an idea A passion They rule your thoughts Your stories
I could sit here tracing lines in your hands Outside of time endlessly full of dreams A buzzing phones the trance that held me ends I am thrown
You have been held many moments But in the morning, what's to find? Face after face, all fading into one. Growing cold and distant- Wondering if your heart is still capable, of just coming undone.
Dear Friend, Never could I have pictured, We would be here today With everything and nothing figured Not black or white, just gray. Five years ago, we had everything,
I C. I see how your heart is a diamond- it is not neat, rather rough- but all the world’s light is found inside it. I C.
Dear Mi Amor, All it took was a pie And two little girls playing way up high Every day was a day our friendship grew And little by little we did too Sunrise to Sunset
Have I left My beloved one The one that I asked the skies for In exchange for my career dream As her smiles will go missing As her kisses will go missing Will I be able to continue?
salut, mon petit! that's how i greet you since we're both french minors and we're both multi-ethnic and we grew up in the same hometown and we were born 11 days apart
To My European Staring at the Stars, The only way a bit of me will ever lay in your hands again, is a letter from me to you. Sticking on the return address at the top,
Night is an infinite rotation of stars Across a sky that outlines infinite black power lines And radio towers, with a repetitive, slow blink Like the eyes of a lightheaded, lusty lover They blink
I find it Fascinating The tiny Futures we Envision With one Another Despite Knowing in
I needn’t be The chains that Bind you so Alas I fear I’ve Unknowingly Become your Keeper
Liberation, She called it, Discharging pet Lovebird from the Foreign shackles Named commitment
Maybe it was too much what I put you through, in the end I always thought of me and you.I asked you to hold on when things were rough, you tried to hide it but I could see things were tough.When I shouldn't have been lonely I was, in those times I
There you are where I could always admire from afar See your light, Its radiant colors Melting into the ocean waters Here I am
Take me on a train from the first departure to the last arrival. Let me travel the earth in a short amount of time. Let me see the mountain's white and the grass's green, with the dead leaves.
I could say, that your voice is the most enchanting music of the world I could say, that your hair and your smile shine with your own light I might say, that your eyes are windows to a paradisiac garden
Je pourrais dire, que votre voix est la plus enchanteresse musique du monde Je pourrais dire, que vos cheveux et votre sourire brillent avec votre propre lumière
Where did you go my friend? You left me all alone in the cold Your reasons I cannot comprehend My feelings and thoughts I put on hold We had each other once again Old friends comforting our pain
In the distance there is a decision Months will pass before it is decided But there can be no change or revision Within my mind, I am undecided
They sayThat actions speak louderThan wordsBecause, they say
The distance is great,Every centimeter pain,But I see your eyes.
A thousand miles is a lot to walk in bare feet. But for you, I'd grow the callus like a badge of honor.
I wonder if you think of me During the time in between When I saw you then And I see you again. Do I linger in your consciousness Like you have settled into mine.
Hello, my love We haven’t spoken much lately. You say it’s the distance. I don’t believe that. Distance is just the time that it takes to make a mistake.
She has curves that will take your breath away. She has peaks that will give you vision. Time does not exist, when you feel something like this. She has given me strength to move forward.
Alone at nightI note the distanceCount the miles that keep us apartThat separates our two heartsMost nights it's hardAnd to be honest sometimes I just want to give upGive in to the distance
We met under the white gazebo fair, The wind blowing north up the sunlit shore Your eyes, blue ocean and the bright sand, your hair Before me was all I had ever yearned for
I thought we were closeLike the constellationsClinging to one anotherAgainst the pull of the night sky
It all started in a sea wrought of Red and Black Independence among me, us three, never looking back But every backbeat moving me forward to the sound of music Imploring the euphoria we seek, of beauty.
Silver streams of moonlight illuminate the breaking of the waves against the shore. Ice-cold water caresses my feet, caring and comforting. I wrap my arms about my sodden self
It's getting to me how I'm much closer to strangers than my mama How if my eyes are unfocused in the morning, I could easily grab one of my three roommates toothbrushes How I can't hear my sister's snores from the bedroom next door But the girl
The distance between the strife lands of Texas To the blest Appalachian Mountains. Thee sagacity of the discrete peoples With their eminence taste in music, yet I still wish to be home
Your first day at a new schoolThe first time I turned around in class to ask you a questionThe first time I gave you a ride to soccer practiceThe first time we went skiing in Colorado together
Do me like my name is music Treat me like I am your music or muses to poetry yet to be created Though physically isolated and mentally shaken Still tethered and anchored Patiently awaiting the weight lift
Today is her first birthday On the twenty-first of May. She looks beautiful on a 3x5, But I’m a million miles away. I’m a million miles away,
Is it the distance that makes couples seize their love? Or is it their minds?
It's been a daySince I thought of youI wonderDo you miss me too?It's been a dayBut a day too soon.
out of love / out of reach grounded hope / lost at sea sank beneath liquid courage woke next to unholy debris
under the sober sky neither are dry. though nearby a far cry. C R R A B
Your presence my heart it longs for my dear, Without you I find myself in great pain, Being slave to doubt, prisoner to fear, I cherish the time seeing you again. Two hearts divided constantly stressing,
Here I stand, Far from you. In our hearts, Emotions so few. We speak and talk, Whispering promises of love. Yet the paved future Washes away like chalk. You try to help,
Here I stand, Far from you. In our hearts, Emotions so few. We speak and talk, Whispering promises of love. Yet the paved future Washes away like chalk. You try to help,
We were the best of friends. Laughing, joking and letting the laughter fly. We became the best of lovers. Laying together beneath the midnight sky. We became distant lovers. Those 653 miles that made me cry.
Thou worriest over me, this I know, It brings content and my heart fuzzy warmth, But, my love, thou art too lovely for so, Thy knows that worriest I'd scorn'th, But how can I frown on angelic thee?
I found that we were raised in an abandoned city torn apart by the pessimists who were famished by lack of dreams and the impoverished who sold their hearts to fear.
What I would do to see you smile again-
I love you so but you're not near So far away and now I fear... You'll soon forget about me, The memories and everything in between, The time we spent of laughter and smiles
I know no man before or after me Could pen a word, my pining to convey. Thus when you find yourself again with me, Our rejoining will mark a splendid day.
Time never lasts for as long as it should The curtain falls as summer fades away We made it farther then they said we would The skys darken slowly changing to gray Stealing kisses round a campfire's glow
maybe if we enjoyed the lullaby of empty dial tones, we would fall asleep somewhere amidst the clatter of unanswered phone calls. there is a melancholy to be found in silence.
I. in Appleton, Wisconsin, there is a boy named Cael who dreams of Copenhagen and draws demonic flamingo. his spine is curled the wrong way from countless years of binding.
my best friend and i have matching smiles like the insides of oysters and the same amount of melanin in our skin. it’s magical, really, how we look like family but live a time zone apart.
Everything around me feels odd
Wanting, Aching, Craving The World. To expand my mind to places farther than my backyard or the church, To learn a language of love by being surrounded by foreign lovers,
Back in the day i wouldnt even know this is you Every move, every word is brand new Your love for me you aint even gotta prove cause you see it in me, i see it in you
I don’t know you anymore. Yes, I know your name. But I don’t know you. I know who you use to be. We talked about everything under the sun back then.
Stop. Hold tight. I’m terribly lost. Your eyes slay everything. Too deep, dark, haunted, hunted. Recharge this battery, just sit close. You mounted my heart on the wall.
Do you know the definition of distance? When I can't turn around and see you or walk down the street and be near you. I go throuh everyday looking for something that isn't there but all I find is my shadow.
Standing behind the curtains Hiding from the crowd He really wants to see her openly But his presence is too loud She’s been waiting for her moment It seems it’s finally here
Billions of people in this big world But all I want is you Millions of people in this state I hope you need me too Hundreds of miles may keep us apart Not even busses and planes and cars
Miles and miles and miles to go These last few weeks have been quite the show. Just a lost girl trying to escape Lost in the world the size of a grape.
the mistake has been made
I fell in love with the ocean, Its murky depths became my home. Everyday I would go to her, Skip rocks over her delicate skin, And she would tickle my limbs, Her cold hands trembling in my presence.
When the dark rolls in on summer skies
Home is a small place that somehow still has room for everyone. Home is filled with strangers. Definition: Family you've yet to come to know.
Oneida says she's out of timefor mining lies from crooked mindsand spending nights beneath strange blanketsstreet-to-street, tab at a time.
The pretty stories you tell.
I yearn to love ones kiss, to enforce a sweet time of bliss, a sorrowful ache upon my heart which leaves me to miss my lover's embark. I swifly move on to a trail of your thoughts,
I have locked them up, far, far away,
Can you believe it, I'm leaving in three days? How could I, I didnt have a say I'll miss you babe. When you get there write me a letter kay?
The life we've had that I once knew sweet memory's that consisted of nothing but you. But you know how to destroy things, feelings I have had are being pushed to the past all because you can't pick up a phone.
Everyday I sit here Watching the hands on the clocks slowly creep their way around the circle It means nothing Time, time means nothing Hours could go by, but that won't make me any closer to you
You hear a voice You think it's someone else you realize it's not you wish it was you dream they'd appear tell you they miss you you're disappointed shocked
I can't do this anymore your words are drawing me in, but you're so far. I want you to be near me, on me, in me. I want to taste you, feel you, and know you. I want to lay beside you
My knight in shiny armor Is but a mere common man Who I learned to intensely adore By taking me to worlds no one else can He entered my Spanish world Opened up a new book of knowledge
It’s not that
It hurts that your not here. I'm dreading the end of the week.
We do not dwell in the hours in between
Though her lips say she doesn't, her eyes say she still does love him. She looks at him like she looks at no one else. It's cliché, but her eyes do sparkle and light up
I try not to count The months, Hours, Days, Minutes, Leading up to that day. To the moment it will all end. I try, Honestly...i do, But I can't help it.
I am in love with this girl. This girl makes me feel emotions I've never thought I'd be capable of feeling. She is the most beautiful woman I've ever seen in my life, with her silky hair, big rosy cheeks,
I turn on the radio and that same song you sung brings back memories of you being gone. Every time I saw you I felt as if I was in a dream, but now that it's over I know it was just a scheme.
absence does not
College Life is fun for me. I like to go out and see All the students walking by. They stare at their iphones and often hit their knee!
i can't remember how many day's it's been.
It is you that I am missing. All of your hugs, as well as your kissing. We were once so tight, so close, The new distance between us binds me in ropes. The love is still there, I hope you know,
Going Our Separate Ways My eyes begin to water As I crave your warm embrace Missing you is like a deadly sin It breaks my heart
Youre the stars in my sky youre the boat on my sea i dont need anything else as long as youre next to me youre the wind in my hair youre the foggy breath in the air as long as im with you i dont have a care
It seems that time must fly
My skin is cool I’ve stopped feeling blue
The bitter potionOf passion
I know me, I drain and I kill. I take hearts, I have no fill. I know me, Hold the hair back, Scars fleshly gleaming, Inside turned black. I know me,
Sometimes we threw punches, Both verbal and with our fist, Though the bruises left over, Whether on our ego or on our face,
Fair What is fair? The fact that you have him there with you He holds you, and tells you he loves you The feeling of being safe and loved in his arms, overwhelms Rarely is a feeling similar
I am a bird that’s been dumped in a zoo brightly colored, where everyone can see an attraction, fluttering and new A life given, a life taken from me
Loving you is easy. But being away from you, is the hardest part.
Testing! Testing! Screaming through my head, quivering hand,pencil of lead. many questions left unsaid, motor boat of a heart, filling with dread. Testing! Testing! Tests begin, light bulbs go up.
You sent me three text messages last night: "I’m drunk as fuck over the toilet man"The nightmares beneath my skinthreaten to possess the shell ofmy body.I am nothing buta diseased corpse.
Distance is like a spark, indiferent of the fuel only offering ignition. Fueled by emotion, there is a reason most stop at the notion to ignite this flame.
You are simply beyond my reachA treasure I can no longer keep For holding on to something at such a distance Meets with such strong resistance
Talk to me, please Put my mind at ease You claim to lack the time of day But we both know those are mere words astray I yearn to know; what is it really? I'm eager to ask, but is it silly?
When the sun awakens in the morning and I awake from my dreams back to reality I feel how strongly my heart misses you, its killing me I try to push it away and focus on something else with all my might
It's crazy how things change, the type of isshh that'll make you feel strange. I dont belong here, im not wanted.
He became distant Speaking for five minutes Leaving me with “I love you’s” and unanswered questions Goofiness gone, conversations short. He looked at his phone, hit ignore, and left with his friends.
"I have to go now, but don't look so glum dear, it will take a lot to keep me away for too long again." But I cannot let go. his eyes are coals without ember,
Our words lay out On the roads between us Straight as the I Sharp as the L Curved as the o Strange as the v Exit at the e Meeting at the Y Curved at the o Arrive at the u
A year now we've been together although sometimes its seems like forever at first I wasn't sure I''d fall for a hunky guy 6'3 tall but somehow you captured my heart
You know it's true when you only have reasons to smile around them, or when your thoughts are flooded with their words and actions, your smile just sticks around for once.
When it comes to my feelings, My heart beats only for you. This is a simple way I know, The love we share is true. Your smile, your laugh, and your gentle touch,
It is hard knowing we’re this far apart, doing nothing, but missing each other. The space between seems simply elongated, making it hard to think properly. Want you here, holding me in your arms;
Sometimes, I wish you could see me; have a video tape recording that you watched at the end of every day, that played out the events of my day to day life like a movie
They say That you and your mate Are tied by a knot On a an invisible thread That keeps you together Despite what may separate: A couple miles, An entire country, Two continents,
I don't want to ask for much but will you listen to me. "Something has changed, It might be a mistake of the past, but I'll cross this distance, letting my words reach where I couldn't have before,
Ive said once before Distance is just slight of hand
Our hearts were once bound by white thread.Your illusions of a stronger netunraveled the fragile bond holding us together.
Three-hundred eighty-four miles apart. Love knows no distance, right? I'm leaving soon. You promise me your heart and I promise you mine. I promise:
Love’s fool that treasures my heart With many distances apart There is no one to blame, just I to start The one who is painting this work of art Many have come but the chosen is one
I once lived in a town with a bar on one end and a church opposite The days were filled with haze and the nights lingered as the hands on the clock kept ticking
Sorry for dismissing you.
Let mebury my face in your chest.Imprint my lips on this sculptured perfection.Let memelt your coreMake you human once more.
. ... ! ! . . ... , .
Looking around this place, it is quite apparent to see Nothing here is free for you and me Whether it be by colonizers and systematically by each other
If I went back to the start, that would be the end of me See me I take her heart, but let her keep her dignity Physical symmetry was what initially appealed to me
That Life we Live We don't live the life of boredom We are free, we are birds We are always on the move seeing new things, & new things seeing us..
I will change, you say But do you know what that means? Are you really a man? Go ahead, hit her again. Maybe she will stay. Maybe she will forgive you. No no, not this time!
While walking down the street one day I heard a small boy cry Why hath this life have no meaning And why do people die I thought to myself "oh small boy everyone asks someime"
(Time enjoys playing tricks on me. Coming to you, it drags its hands. Leaving, it swiftly carries me away. And when it gives me a spare moment in which to think, it taunts me with your memory.
In this world exists somewhere peaceful in all its natural beauty; A place where the evergreen grows, And the fallen leaves rest on the grounds of the earth,
There is love, hate, happiness, bitterness Your lessons were heard, not grasped Until now there was no willingness to listen Until now I didn't realize that you were right You knew what you were talking about
We exist only behind the words we speak. Standing at this distance, we forever reach. We swallow the affinity because we know deep down it can never be. We put the dreams to rest and embrace the reality we live in.
Time flies way too fast There is no reverse Youth is fleeting My childhood is in pieces Is this what reincarnation is for? Re-do Do over Can I take everything I have done back?
These eyes are round gems black, I get lost in the looking. We do not speak. Our words, cut short, leave telling shadows pooling, staining the table cloth.
If you were here It would all be different The way the leaves fall off the trees They could glide the way lips graze over teeth in smiles
Dear Anthony, I'd like to set aside order for a moment And what's inadvertently thought of as important To spill my heart on a palette With words left uncalloused Waiting to engrave
I'm shutting down What else am I to do? Till you come around Till then I'll wait for you So broken How I feel inside words unspoken All these feelings denied
Where the pavement ends is where I’ll be, Waiting for words I long to read. These tears you see are just rain, Streams that fill empty drains. The years have gone by a little faster as they pass,
Airports never sleep. They hold all the times and schedules, the departures and arrivals, the hugs, the tears, the goodbyes and hellos. They hold all the moments in between waiting and moving. Airports hold every piece of me from you.
You said it would only be a few months. Months turned to years and years turned to never. Time is merely vapor and we were merely smoke.
See you soon Is a hopeful phrase Look to the moon In its full round phase There is a face Hiding in the light It reminds me of the place Where I fell in love at first sight It wasn't my first
When I'm gone and far away May our memories always stay Within our minds and within our hearts Even though we are far apart
As long as you’re by my side, The Distance matters not. My heart is tied to yours By strings of immortal trust. Forever. For always.
I just want to know, how far this poem will go. Will it reach you at sea? Will you be thinking of me? Will you hear it in your sleep? Will you think about about it when you weep?
So I wrote this rhyme like a recipe A little bit of Ebonic linguistics, verbs and the essence of time With her natural beauty surrounding my mental on all sides Her bright smile tattooed on my eyelids
To whom it may concern: What is it about me that frightens you? Is it the way I talk? The way I walk? The way I’m shy? If you really get to know me I am a nice and sweet guy.
... as years, months and days pass by, I always think of you. wonderin' whether you are thinkin of me. one day we will find away back to eachother knowing that we belong to one another. when I hold you, I will feel secure.
FREE AT LAST! FREE AT LAST! Black America has been inspired By these words from the past But are we truly free? This question puzzles me? When our fellow brothers and sisters
Diced pineapples, Its the little things that count Too much isn’t a satisfactory amount More than perfect A couple miracles in sequence A goddess to be worshiped your every action is ingenious
Distance is what keeps us apart The thought pushes through my head till its clear Like a busy commuter on a New York street And though I’m still uncertain of your heart I pray tomorrow you’ll be near
Life’s not meant to be lived easily It’s not easy to live life peacefully Hardships has been beating me recently If only I can live this life decently But I’m hitting obstacles constantly
Distance makes the heart grow fonder but the wait just feels so much longer truth sets in and the realization hits memories of the past come back in bits how can it hurt so much