When my mind wonders

          This is a poem within a  poem. Read carefully to find two very different poems which combine to form a third.

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When I am in doubt

You give me a reason

To linger a while longer

To feel alive again


My mind starts to wonder

When you call my name

I wonder how life would be

My heart skips several beats


To start again,totally free

Locked in complete ecstasy

Discovering the other side of me

I feel a fire that flames


Then I awake to the reality

Still consumed in your warm glow

The darkness slowly descends

How I long for you not to go


Then the Dawn comes too soon

How I wished to dream longer!


11 thoughts on “When my mind wonders

    1. Congratulations to you David! and – thank you so much for this nomination. I really appreciate it though I must confess to a back up of awards. If I don’t get there, please know that your recognition is highly valued. Best. Chevvy:-)


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