tagNon-Erotic PoetryThat I Breathe

That I Breathe

byEdge23©

***Author's Note: I had hoped for a 'Romance' category like on the story side...oh well. This started out as a love song I wrote for a friend but I liked it so much, I decided to post it as a poem. I know it's simple and cliched, but what the hey...I like it.***


I woke up this morning and realized
Just how lucky I was
I watched you sleep and what you do
to my heart, no one else does

I wrapped my arm around you
Holding you so tight
Just like I've held you
Each and every night

But holding you close is not the only way
That I can show you that I care
You are to me what no one else sees
You are the very air
That I breathe

Breakfast in bed, the newspaper read
Now up to face the day
I know your mine no matter the time
And I want it stay that way

But I have to tell you something
But it's something you'll want to hear
No matter the way of the coming day
I want to tell you I love you, dear

But telling you this is not the only way
That I can show you that I care
The stress of the day just melts away
When I know you're the air
That I breathe

The day comes to an end but I don't have to mend
My soul stays true to you
You're mine and that all I need to find
Because of everything you do

But showing you this is not the only way
That I can show you that I care
I know as we climb into bed, without you I'd be dead
Because you are the air
That I breathe.

Report Story

byEdge23© 0 comments/ 3466 views/ 0 favorites

Share the love

Report a Bug

1 Pages:1

Please Rate This Submission:

Please Rate This Submission:

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Please wait
Recent
Comments
by Anonymous

If the above comment contains any ads, links, or breaks Literotica rules, please report it.

There are no recent comments  - Click here to add a comment to this poem

Add a
Comment

Post a public comment on this submission (click here to send private anonymous feedback to the author instead).

Post comment as (click to select):

You may also listen to a recording of the characters.

Preview comment

Forgot your password?

Please wait

Change picture

Your current user avatar, all sizes:

Default size User Picture  Medium size User Picture  Small size User Picture  Tiny size User Picture

You have a new user avatar waiting for moderation.

Select new user avatar:

   Cancel