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A Poem by jacob erin-cilberto

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love is a return address
in the corner of a heart
running out of ink



erin-cilberto
12/4/16

© 2016 jacob erin-cilberto



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Fantastic idea for a write Jacob. Almost like being stamped...return to sender. Valentine

Posted 1 Year Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

1 Year Ago

thank you for your words, Kathie.
j.
Pleased to have catched this one. Like it. It has all the charm of the Liverpool poets, or a touch of Hugo Williams. Excellent.

Posted 1 Year Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

1 Year Ago

thank you, Leslie...

will have to look him up...

j.
Too true, j. Love sends out a postcard but there is no reply.

Posted 1 Year Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

1 Year Ago

yes, just like the Beatles sang..."No Reply"
thank you, Ted.

j.
OH MY....how brilliant this is, Jacob! True love never really leaves the heart. No matter how nasty a break up might be, there is always that fading bit of love...does it ever really leave? I don't think so. Fantastic! Lydi**

Posted 1 Year Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

1 Year Ago

thank you, my friend!

j.
Love this...so simple, and yet so profound.
love the last line...running out of ink...so true...nicely done.

Posted 1 Year Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

1 Year Ago

thank you, ReedWrite...

j.
your poem has started me singing "Return to Sendah" by the wonderful Elvis :) i will have it on the brain all day ..i just know it! thanks a lot jacob!
E.

Posted 1 Year Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

1 Year Ago

ha ha...thanks, E.

j.
Einstein Noodle

1 Year Ago

:) ..............
Gets my stamp of approval. I actually bought stamps the other day, first time in years. I could have flew to America cheaper.

Posted 1 Year Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

1 Year Ago

thank you for your words, and the smile, Paul.
j.
There is nothing worse than a love marked 'Return to sender'!

As always, very well written and full of thought and reason. Nice work, Jacob.

Posted 1 Year Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

1 Year Ago

thank you for your kind words, Doodley.

j.
I know an old Tagalog song here entitled "Kahit Maputi na ang Buhok Ko" (Even When My Hair Turned White) that is an all-time favorite because of its great message of a lifetime love.
Isn't it touching when someone tells you that his/her heart won't function for anyone but for you until its last beat? That happens in true love

Posted 1 Year Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

1 Year Ago

very interesting, thank you, Dhaye.

j.
.Such depth composed in a few lines.. gives me hope
that perhaps there's a replacement, like a fluidwriter pen overflowing and never ending..

Posted 1 Year Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

1 Year Ago

thank you for your words, Daydreamer.
j.

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jacob erin-cilberto

Carbondale, IL



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Originally from Bronx, NY, I live in Carbondale, Illinois...teach English at two community colleges and have been writing and publishing poetry since 1970. Friending works two ways. If we have had .. more..

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