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Bring Me More Than Words
by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart

Thursday, July 05, 2007
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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Poetry Alone Can Not Sate The Heart

Art "Favour"
By Edmund Blair Leighton

Bring Me More Than Words
By La Belle Rouge

bring me more than your words
poetry can fill the page
but it alone can never sate the heart

i will come to you...but only
when you can come to me
empty handed and impressionable

not full of your words and plans
nor distracted by your thoughts

i want your complete attention
how can you understand me
when your thoughts are distant?

how can you hold my hand
when yours are already full?

i will come to you at last
when your heart is open
and cleansed of hidden desires
for all but who we can be together

words... they’re only words
and i need more than words
if i share my heart with you

no, i won’t be second to a ghost
i won’t compete with a memory

i will be the only woman in your soul
the only living love in your heart

or i will remain a distant fantasy
you will never truly know or touch

never again will i accept
balancing on the precarious edge
and not resting in the center of love

so come to me.... alone,
unaccompanied by the past,

and if you must bring "her" with you
don’t come at all

7/5/2007 La Belle Rouge

“Poetry, Soul Whispers”

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Reviewed by Dark Knight 7/7/2007
Why would anyone want to bring another woman when you can have a La Belle all to yourself? :-) Excellent Passionate longing
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 7/6/2007
Enjoyed reading this one....lovely offering sis!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by twinklewrites at her desk (Reader) 7/6/2007
Excellent thoughts written LaBelle...enjoyed reading your work again...take care...Hugs, Peggy
Reviewed by Amor Sabor 7/5/2007
You deserve nothing less. Outstanding expression.
Reviewed by Southern Comfort 7/5/2007
I read this beautiful poem with misty eyes and pain touched heart! You are so worthy of love and to be treated like the Queen that you are, settle for nothing less, My Sweet Sissy! I LOVE YOU! Sissy
Reviewed by Lydia Shutter (Reader) 7/5/2007
Baggage can mess up any relationship. This was wise, gentle, and strong all at the same time. I enjoyed it. Lydi**
Reviewed by Lewis Findley (Reader) 7/5/2007
If this is not heart spoken, i dont know what is. Most truly exquisite.
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 7/5/2007
How can anybody dare to take "her" under your roof?
Shared love is like walking with both feet in one shoe.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 7/5/2007
Wonderful write, Labellel; very well done! BRAVA!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 7/5/2007
Show it, just don't say it: that's the message I got. Spot on truth, La Belle, excellent!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 7/5/2007
Such strength in your writing as always, darling Belle. And such heart-rending honesty.

never again will i accept
balancing on the precarious edge
and not resting in the center of love

... A woman's heart is made to be poised and focussed on all that she desires to nurture, and not marginalised so that she lives with inner dysfunction. So clearly you put this in these succinct lines. Your poetry teaches as well as reveals. Very few have the depth of self-knowledge and understanding that you so graciously possess.

You show us in this beautiful write that the road to inner peace is often at the cost of that which we hold most dear: our cravings, loves and obsessions. You are one brave lady and I love and admire you immensely. Bless you, Kate xx
Reviewed by Beryl McMullen 7/5/2007
I love this poem fills my romantice soul all or nothing
Reviewed by Victor Buhagiar (Reader) 7/5/2007
Full commitment or nothing: you are of course right. That is as it should be. You write a beautiful poem.
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 7/5/2007
I'll leave me baggage at the airport...
Reviewed by D Johnson 7/5/2007
La Belle, I don't remember who said it...but it goes like this; "If you're going to talk the talk, you've got to walk the walk." Good pen.


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