Thank You

by Xanthe   May 22, 2012

Perhaps this will be the only poem
I will ever unclothe with sadness;
the most innocent poem I will ever write,
for when it comes to poetry,
all I think about is me and my sadness.
Today, I'd like to be completely honest-
I want this to be free,
rather than over-shadowed by imperfect
that I try so hard to perfect.
This poem will fly like a phoenix without fire
but it will lighten up your day
better than a thousand suns.
Even the jasmines tucked in your hair
and interwoven through your poems
will feel unworthy of its radiance.
When you read this,
(and anyone else)
it will blossom a smile on your face;
you will be in tears and filled with laughter
whilst making your dress look beautiful.
After you read this,
you will finally feel seventeen.
You've not only achieved something for
yourself today,
but you made me write a poem
unburdened by darkness;
a poem filled with happiness-
something I've been trying to do for years-
(but failed-
until now)
I guess all I want this poem to say is
...thank you.

Written: 05/18/12
For: The Poetess


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Latest Comments

  • 6 years ago

    by L

    T_T. Everyone is so emocional and I love both comments, Noura's and mery's. I don't nominate them just because they are not in a poem format but I would if I could.

    Oh, favorite comments, that's a good idea.

  • 6 years ago

    by Chelsey

    This is soooooooo beautiful!!!! I love this dedication to Noura is so sweet! I'm so glad that writing about someone helped you break out of a darkness stage you write about, this was amazing.

  • 6 years ago

    by Ms Happiness

    Wooow thats sooo sweet:) Someone told me poems that come straight from the heart, are better than those that are filled with metaphors, and I completely agree this is really AWESOME. I love reading such dedications, they always bring a smile to my face.
    I can see that your friendship is really strong. This poem is precious, I wish you always stay friends, forever..:)

  • 6 years ago

    by rock serenade

    Sooo FAB wonderfull
    I loved it :)

  • 6 years ago

    by Yrem Crish

    You're always welcome, lol",