AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  andrea coltman, iDebby Rosenberg, iJoan Hovey, iZannah Hackett, iRichard Hardie, iTobias Roote, iS Zachary, i

  Home > Poetry > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Patrick P Stafford

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Success story
· Books
· Articles
· Poetry
· News
· Stories
· Messages
· 24 Titles
· 20 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Before 2003

Patrick P Stafford, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
The World, the City, and the Wakemans
by Richard French

The Wakemans are talented, well-established, and ambitious. They're not heroes, so how do they cope when they get into situations that call for heroes? ..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
After She's Gone
by Peter Mulraney

A survival guide for men who find themselves living alone...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members



Popular Poetry (Poetry)
  1.  Woodsmoke and Possibility....
  2.  larger voice
  3.  I Wish I Could Tell You...
  4.  Springtime Breeze
  5.  Potting Plants
  6.  Transmorpho
  7.  Controlled Manner
  8.  I Wish I Knew
  9.  Day's End
  10.  Not Of Gold
  11.  In Loving Memory
  12.  Running On Empty
  13.  Everything Shuts Down
  14.  Time Started
  15.  “Cant Dog”, and the Burning of Words own O
  16.  . . . and There I was
  17.  I'm Thankful For
  18.  The Mask
  19.  Bumble Bee, Bumble Bee
  20.  My Poems





The Wind
by Patrick P Stafford

Sunday, February 18, 2007
Rated "G" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by Patrick P Stafford
•  THINGS PLACED AGROUND, VISITED
•  Sacred Treasure
•  Four Stanzas
•  Every Time We Say Goodbye
•  THE SAND
           >> View all 9

Dedicated to my loving father, Elsan H. Stafford, a great novelist and noble man, who passed away on January 14, 2007, at age 93, of natural causes. You are now among the greatest of prose writers, Dad. Thomas Wolfe and Edgar Allan Poe. Oh, how I envy them the nonpareil company they keep! Yes, this poem is for my beautiful, inimitable father, and is also about love. What it is and how we should feel and treat it. And cherish it.


The Wind

I can tell you what love is...in a windy way,
When a storm looks imminent and the clouds are gray.
It's running in the rain...just to capture one kiss,
Ah, from someone whose every breath you fear to miss!

It's seeing the wind blowing in your lover's hair,
And inhaling the sight of it as you would air!
And then incur the stark storm into your embrace
Ah, but to see one smile upon your lover's face!

For it is when death or darkness intervenes,
Intent upon making love forget what it means!--
From loving someone truly with all of your heart
Forever and a day...till death do us part!

Yes, I'll tell you what love is...in a windy way,
Though it endures a cold, dark or bright windy day.
Or you spend it all in endless turmoil and strife!--
Ah, love is loving one loving soul more than life.
(Like leaves love trees and the sand the seas...without end,
Love is loving someone like the clouds love the wind.)



Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by Elisabeth Barstowe 11/10/2009
A pleasure to read.
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 2/18/2007
Enjoyed



Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.