Monday, June 14, 2010

it's hard not loving you




it’s hard not loving you,
your smile,
your laughter
it’s hard not loving
the challenges you partake in
the hope you bring to others
the way you hold me,
tight
as if you were to let go
i would fall into eternal burden
it’s hard not loving you
the way that i would like to
it’s hard each time we part,
how your embrace stays with me
strengthening the release
of our bond
it’s hard not loving you
even harder still
to love myself,
without you.

33 comments:

  1. Why is all this conveyed when lovers are apart from each other?

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  2. Perhaps you can learn to love yourself through their eyes?

    Beautifully written.

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  3. Oh, ouch. I felt every word. I really like this, and also the drawing. :-)

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  4. The power of holding another. Beautiful. :)

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  5. Liked the marriage of sketch and poem here...

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  6. A wonderful poem. I also like the image.

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  7. Very honest and revealing. Each time I read your poetry, I understand and see much more clearly your voice and rhythm. Beautiful, absolutely beautiful Kay. Have a wonderful week. =)

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  8. oh, how absolutely beautiful! honest and open and beautiful - love this piece!

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  9. Kay, there's something in the air ...

    'It's Hard Not Loving You' and 'Infidelity' ... Ditto, except, no I can still love myself alone. :)

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  10. there is such an emptiness when we are apart from the one we love...and it can hurt...my fam just left for the week, so i can relate...

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  11. I felt this beautiful poem Kay, when one truly loves the love remains in our hearts even when they are not with us......always. ...:-) Hugs

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  12. :)

    how I can to love myself without you - that's the human dimension for love

    simplicity

    beautiful poem

    thanks Kay, hugs

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  13. sweet. i dig the repetition.
    finding self love through another is it.

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  14. beautifully written poem especially liked the way you wrote it simple and serene.it was calm and made for a good read!!its raining and love is in the air!!keep writing!!

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  15. I loved this one Kay. I am getting closer to a two week separation so I'd better get all my loving in before then!

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  16. Reading you is ALWAYS such a pleasure...
    Loving you... not hard at all
    ;)

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  17. simply lovely.....even harder still
    to love myself,without you.....alwys wait 2 read ur nxt expressions :)

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  18. the last line is impossible not to be spell bound by. This is just fantastic.

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  19. AWESOME read Kay..honest and heartfelt!
    'it’s hard not loving you
    even harder still
    to love myself,
    without you"
    BRILLIANT ending!
    love it!

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  20. the ending says it all and the most difficult part of not being able to love someone else freely. nice write.

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  21. Thanks for the visit!

    Did you have a good experience with Lulu? I've just had a brutal experience with a local printer who was doing a volume of poems for me and I need to start from scratch. I have one "dummy" book and a manuscript on my computer ready to go.

    Your book lookes great (nice title too)and I will enjoy getting to know your work better.

    Kat

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  22. I could and did relate to every word you've written. Very beautiful, Kay.

    Sylvia

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  23. Kay, very touching. Thank you for sharing. Blessings.

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  24. Seriously, this is the best poem! I couldn't have said it better myself.

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  25. Map of your life? I LOVE that idea!!

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