Apart from you.

My dearest,
sorrow is solely the distance between
you and I.
A step from you is a loss of
strength, a loss of air,
feeding a feeling despair while I roam
in surroundings I find so
stranger and untrue.

The thought of laying in your
arm for precious hours on end
supports every breath I take,
loving each moment I lose track
of time in the pleasant mist of
your kind words and
sublime voice.

Afar from you I find myself in
fear of getting lost,
there’s nothing here to touch
and move me the way your
heart does,
to inspire and make me come
alive like the tinniest glimpse
into your eyes.

Nothing hurts more than being
apart from you…my dear.

Leonid Afremov

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14 thoughts on “Apart from you.

  1. ~Lady Day says:

    this poet is so very happy to hear you again xo

  2. the heart speaks…so gentle and true

  3. QueridaJ says:

    a poem filled with waiting fulfills our awaiting…very good to read your work again =)

  4. atirahjewel says:

    Glad to see you posting again. 🙂 This is a gorgeous poem Ami.

  5. This is beautiful. Thanks for liking my post. Now I can follow you. I don’t write a lot of poetry, but that will change. Maybe you will enjoy this post http://wp.me/p1FuyI-5i Oh I hope you follow me back 🙂

    Peace & Light!

  6. Prashant says:

    The fun in enjoying simple words is found here ! Gud post

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