Tuesday, June 01, 2010

Without a Word, 6-1-10


Without a Word
 

I can tell when you’re feeling happy,

You’re eyes are so full of glee,

You could never keep any secret,

So don’t try to hold back on me!


When you’re sad, I know in an instant,

Though a tear doesn’t fall from your eye,

I think it might be cathartic,

If you’d actually break down and cry.


If you’re rageful, you hold it inside,

But I know it when others do not,

When I’m angry, there’s never a doubt,

I yell with all that I’ve got!

 
You seldom tell me you love me,

Without a word, I know that you do,

You show me in all of your actions,

Your feelings are eternal and true.


Carmen Henesy

Copyright (c) 2010 by Carmen Henesy
All rights reserved.

5 comments:

  1. A very intimate poem, Carmen!

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  2. Lovely, Carmen. There was a song in the 60s, "To know you is to love you"; I'm sure you'd remember, sung by Bobby Vinton.

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  3. Yes, body language speaks volumes.

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  4. so beautifully penned...

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  5. awww.. to really, truly know someone. beautiful.

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