If Only...

by J Lau   Jan 24, 2006


If only love is easy to find;
Then we will not long for it.

If only love can be guaranteed;
Then we will not know how to treasure it.

If only love requires no effort;
Then we will not realize it.

If only love lasts for a few hours;
Then we will not commit to it.

If only love comes without obstacles;
Then we will not appreciate it.

If only love survives without arguments;
Then we will not learn from it.

If only love fades with time;
Then we will not pursue it.

If only love has no happy ending;
Then we will not have any reason to love.

If only... we can recognize love.

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  • 5 years ago

    by Boy

    So lovely written. beautiful heart can write such piece good work

  • 10 years ago

    by Michelle18

    Very nicely written...another great poem... good job!

  • 10 years ago

    by Sandra D

    This poem is AMAZING!!!!! it flows so well, and i love the words you used.

    "If only love comes without obstacles;
    Then we will not appreciate it."

    i absolutely love those lines!!! i don't exactly know why, but that my favorite part!
    this poem is beautifully written, ur an amazing writer!!

  • 10 years ago

    by lala

    That was fantastic! and it was so true! 5/5

  • 10 years ago

    by Jenni Marie

    One of my favourites on the site.
    This was written so beautifully, and every word is true.
    I think you did a wonderful job on this.