Distan Love

Distan Love

A Poem by emipoemi

No distance is as onerous

As it appears to be.

Yet fear of it still causes love

To be in jeopardy.

 

Although it often brings about

The longing for the one,

It shouldn’t be the cause that makes

The sacred bond undone.

 

No matter what, love always spreads

Its arms out far and wide,

And blesses lovers with its charms

Wherever they reside.

 

And never is it strained or pained

While stretching out this way,

For love can reach across the Earth

To lovers’ heartstrings play.

 

No matter if it’s over seas,

Or simply down the lane;

In Chad, New Zealand, Canada,

Japan, Brazil, or Spain,

 

True love wherever can be found"

As much so close as far:

Toronto may love Montreal,

And Mexico, Myanmar.

 

And yet there have been many times

Where love’s endearing hold

Was broken, gravely wounding it,

And filling us with cold.

 

For love is but our inner fire

Which e’er must blazing stay.

And if we never lose the will,

We’ll always find a way.

 

Although time flies unfairly slow,

And distance causes pain,

Our hopes and dreams conjoined with faith

Shall make the distance wane.

 

There’s thus no need to fret about

What distance may have done.

For closer lovers get in time

To be at last made one.


-EDP


© 2017 emipoemi



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Such a beautiful piece! Thank you for submitting for all about love contest!

Posted 2 Months Ago


emipoemi

2 Months Ago

Thank you. Glad you enjoyed it.
Oh my gosh, this is so powerful. I recently had a long distance relationship and just couldn't do it. We tried for a few months, but, being a teen, I felt too mature with the relationship we had. Given time, I could probably do it, but not right now.

Beautiful poem! So very true.

Posted 4 Months Ago


emipoemi

4 Months Ago

Thank you so much! I'm glad you enjoyed it. This one had its first draft written about 8 years ago f.. read more

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Toronto, Canada



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