You and I

I stir

I hear

I feel the gentle purr

Of your breathing

In the half light of another dawn

That time between night and day

Your sleepy smile

Awakens my desire

To stay

To remain

With you longer

Before rising for another day

The smile

That makes my heart rejoice

That we are still in that place together

After so many years

That we remain

You and I 

◄ Smoke room

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Rachael J. Low

Thu 28th Jan 2016 06:58

Simple, beautiful, invites fond memories into one's cranium :)

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Yvonne Brunton

Mon 25th Jan 2016 13:07

The beauty of this is such a powerful emotion so simply expressed. Thank you for sharing.

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Martin Elder

Sat 23rd Jan 2016 22:50

Thanks Ray , this is one of these rare occasions when I just woke up one morning recently and was inspired to put these lines down.

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raypool

Sat 23rd Jan 2016 17:22

compelling and powerful in its simplicity, Martin.

A sentiment perfectly expressed.
Ray

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Martin Elder

Fri 22nd Jan 2016 22:35

Thank you both so much R and Andy. I really was in two minds whether to post this or not.
Bless you

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Andy N

Fri 22nd Jan 2016 16:36

tender and lovely, martin.

i know something you should submit this.

if i forget to let you know. email me or text next few days.

andy n

Rebecca Miller

Fri 22nd Jan 2016 02:18

Martin, this is absolutely beautiful. To have a love endure and still give you those smiles...that is special. Thank you for sharing. I have truly enjoyed it. :)

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