JUST THE WAY YOU ARE (SORRY, BILLY!)

Can’t believe it’s been nearly forty years since Billy Joel composed this song! It’s been one of my all-time favourites ever since I first heard it. And now, with due apologies to the maestro, I’ve tried to give the lyrics a quirky twist by imagining them coming from a couple who’s been married four decades 😉

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Unspeakable Love

How thoroughly wonderful when two voices come together as one! Enjoy this lovely read!

Emotional Spaces

Intro: This is part of a real conversation (tweaked a bit for meter and rhyming purposes) between the two peotic souls who own/manage this blog.

My pen hasn’t bled in a while, said I

Remember how it never used to go dry?

My nib would constantly pierce out of my bosom

Spilling ink onto page, bleeding with good reason

You ARE poetry and so will it remain thus

This love so strong, it takes the words from us

But the poetry always remains, my beloved

For, in your bosom lies the fountainhead

But I’m all out of poetry now, blunt are my paper swords

Unspeakable love I feel, I am so lost for words

Help me, dear Muse, all the inspiration your love begets

Squeeze me and wring out of me the last dregs

Rather would I fill you, darling muse, with my essence

Until poetry…

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