Friday, January 13, 2012

"Notice me"

See me for who I am
Look at me, not through me
Love me, don't use me

I am the one who cries for you
worries for you

I am your friend,

I am not an after-thought
your second choice
or consolation prize

I am the best thing that ever happened to you
but you don't see that

I would give you the stars and the moon
if you asked me to

Kiss me
caress me
devour me

Not because I fill a temporary need
but because permanent is all you think about
when you think of me

See me
only me
the one that loves you so

Was playing on words tonight, this was the result.  Hope you enjoyed it.  -or not.


Cinderita said...

Wow. it's beautiful. Just like you. Happy Friday and have a beautiful weekend.

CWMartin said...

Very well done. The "permanent" verse is the capstone.

Belle said...

Your poetry is always beautiful and deep, Yvonne.

Yvonne said...

Rita- aww, thanks love!

CWMartin- Thanks! Glad you enjoyed it!

Belle- Thank you sweetie!

The Frisky Virgin said...

I just love your poems. This was powerful and beautiful. I love the strength and vulnerability at the same time.

Yvonne said...

Frisky- Thank you! Glad you liked it!

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