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Poem / Romance

October 08, 2019

Reads: 85

Comments: 5

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Saudade: noun. (in Portuguese folk culture) a deep emotional state of melancholic longing for a person or thing that is absent. _ Photo by: Maeesha Seraj (Pinterest) Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 25, 2019

Reads: 78

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The House of Matchsticks House

Another of my simple poems. Read More

Tags: love, longing, regret

In what seems like an endless suffering, all one could ask for is an end to it... Read More

Poem / Romance

August 28, 2019

Desire for the loved one.Trying to get some attention from a special beloved. Read More

Reads: 92

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Poem / Poetry

August 20, 2019

Reads: 110

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Poem / Poetry

June 10, 2019

A free-form poem for the hopeless romantics who still believe love lasts into eternity... Read More

Reads: 87

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Poem / Romance

May 17, 2019

Reads: 269

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

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Tags: love, poetry, poem, sad, longing

Reads: 113

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A free form poem for each one of us that has missed someone and longed to speak to them again. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 17, 2019

Reads: 238

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Poetry. Read More
I think the title kinda says it all, but... Read More

Reads: 181

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

When it’s 4 in the morning and the melatonin starts to die down, these are some of the thoughts that surface in my mind during the early hours. I finally wrote them down! Read More

Tags: love, heart, longing

When you and your someone begin and end on opposite ends of the day, regularly Read More

Tags: love, longing, work

Book / Romance

January 05, 2019

Reads: 388

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Beneath The Aspen: Read More

Poem / Romance

December 09, 2018

Reads: 219

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

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Tags: love, poetry, poem, sad, longing

When you love someone, regardless of whether your together or not, we sometimes find ourselves for lack of a better word "stuck." We struggle to move on but, despite our best efforts our heart simply whispers, "stay, not yet." Read More

Reads: 211

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

What a great feeling, being on a date? Read More

Tags: love, longing, kiss, grow, deep

Reads: 160

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Reads: 153

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem about the struggles of a guilt triggered depression. Read More

Reads: 174

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you. Langston Hughes Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 18, 2018

Reads: 169

Comments: 15

Shelves: 4

The Vintage Publishing House

Preguntas al silencio (Questions for the silence)... Read More
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