Valentine

Valentine

A Poem by emipoemi

My heart is a torch of affection
In the moments I look in your eyes;
My soul is a beacon of ardor
In the instants of hearing your sighs;
My arms encompass the heavens,
My feet cannot touch the ground-
I fleetly flit as a feather
About the burgeoning heather
Regardless of the weather
Whenever you’re around.

 

Ev’ry day is a summery solstice,
Ev’ry night a serene equinox,
Life ever dynamic with splendour,
Time ever defying the clocks;
’Twixt shimmers we play to a purpose,
’Twixt shadows we playfully stray,
While sharing a smile in the moonlight,
A sleepless smile in the moonlight,
’Til sunlight seeps through the moonlight
To start another day.
 
Whatever the future may harbour,
And whether our fortune may be
United by way of an alley
Or divided by means of a sea­-
By the glow of the tawny sunset
And the gleam of the azure morn,
Come what idle isolation
Or trying tribulation,
As each other’s consolation,
We’ll never be forlorn.
 
By the shadow of the groundhog
And the heavenly wings of the dove,
The world is charmed with charisma
On the day of the saint of love;
As Eros releases his arrows,
And the stars of lovers align-
The thrills disperse on a whisper,
A will-o-the-wisp of a whisper,
As through your window I whisper:
Will you be my valentine?


-EDP


© 2018 emipoemi



Author's Note

emipoemi
Happy Valentine's Day!

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Very nicely rhymed and the meter flows perfectly. I was able to read aloud without the slightest stumble.

Posted 6 Months Ago


emipoemi

6 Months Ago

That's my hope with all my poems - lol! Thanks for reading, glad you enjoyed it.
Very romantic.job well done.mission accomplished

Posted 7 Months Ago


emipoemi

7 Months Ago

Thank you! Glad you enjoyed it.
Lovely poem for Valentine’s Day! I especially like the imagery in the second stanza. The repeating of the “s” sound, for me, gave off a sleepy vibe to go along with the “moonlight” theme.

I also really like the last stanza. It’s a splendid way to talk about Valentine’s Day specifically. “A will-o-the-wisp of a whisper” was one of my favorite lines.

I spent the day working in a coffee shop, and this poem reminds me of the smiles and loving nature all the people had who came in with their Valentine’s. You’ve definitely encompassed the feelings of the holiday!

Nice read!

Posted 7 Months Ago


emipoemi

7 Months Ago

This poem had the honour of being awarded 2nd place at a V-day contest last year by (heartbreakingly.. read more
I just want to say that if someone wrote this to me on Valentine's Day, I would treasure it forever. This is what you should feel like when you are with your true One..... Happy Valentine's Day to you... What a wonderful enchanting piece of work...

Posted 7 Months Ago


emipoemi

7 Months Ago

Thank you so much! I wish I could say I had someone to give it to (the life of a poet can be lonely .. read more

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Toronto, Canada



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