Am I dreaming

by Em   Sep 4, 2017

you look longingly into my irises and I blush
with hope you can't see into my darkest thoughts
because anxiety gets the better of me sometimes
making me question your ability to love me as I am
even when I don't want to get out of bed in the morning
or when the only emotion I feel is numbness
as I overthink things that have already passed;
things I couldn't control even if I tried.

when you hold me close to you all my worries slip away
in the safety net of your love -
I thank you for allowing me into your life (now my universe)
and loving me for the person inside.

© Em


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  • 1 month ago

    by mossgirl19

    Oh my, Duchess, first of all, the title is a question...and I hope it becomes a statement soon. Enjoyed reading this, as usual, full of happiness to read another heart melting piece from you. Sweet!

    • 1 month ago

      by Em

      Thank you all your words are appreciated

  • 1 month ago

    by Lucifer

    It's so good to read whenever you write a poem about love.
    Post few more.
    After reading this and finding it in the nomination list all my worries slipped away too.

    Thank you.

  • 1 month ago

    by Michael

    Just beautiful Miss Em

  • 1 month ago

    by Brenda

    Em, I totally understand this. You really need someone in your life who accepts you for you. In a good relationship it's all about acceptance and understanding and taking a person at their best and worse. These are the relationships dreams are made of. Well done my friend -hugs!

  • 1 month ago

    by Mark

    I overthink the past too...this poem reminds me of how life must be amazing - when finding that special safety net

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