Play It By Heart

I’m not in any hurry,

but when I see you,

I’ll know.



Like that song I love so much,

I recognize it from the first note.



Something will strike a chord in me.



Everything will stop,

except my heart, of course.



That will be the only sound I hear.



The thump thump

of love at first sight.



That’s how it will be.



When I see you,

all else will be background music-

the soundtrack to our story.



My sights will be set on only you,

as will my heart.



A heart that has already picked you

even though we’ve never met.    

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Starward's picture

There are profound depths of meaning in this poem, depths that only subsequent re-readings will uncover. I am amazed that such spirituality is contained in such few words, another sign of your very formidable talent.


Starward