I Love You, but I'm Not in Love with You

I love you, but I'm not in love with you.

I want your friendship minus your desire.

I would not lead you falsely or betray you.

I feel the tenderness, but not the fire.

I have no reason for my lack of yearning,

No explanation for what I don't feel,

No other love to whom I might be turning,

No anguish to suggest this isn't real.

Passion is a horse that knows no master,

And I cannot with fences make it stay.

It must run free towards daylight or disaster,

Awake to glory in no other way.

So I must say what you don't want to hear,

But it's a truth that both of us must bear.

View connie's Full Portfolio
Afzal Shauq's picture

I really enjoyed your poems and liked them..and wish if I do comments to few of them..the way you wrie is good and impressive and hope your heart will also be won by my peace thoughts if you go through..I am basically a peace wisher poet with 6 books and 7th one is soon expected which is about my peace thoughts critiques..hope your long comments on my few poems will also be added to it...and book will be soon in your hand...becaise i like talented friends..and you are..waiting for your lond comments to few of my poems if you wish to be published and recorded for ever in print way... afzal shauq afzalshauq@yahoo.com