WOW. I was going to change mine, but Stephen Kellogg wrote this, so I won’t. GORGEOUS.

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This is a response poem inspired by the poem “if this were a love poem” written by Susan L Daniels and found on her wonderful blog here.

If this were a response to your love poem

I might say once I cried a thousand tears
you saw them as stars
they really were fears
of all that was blooming
if this were a response to your love poem
which it isn’t
so I won’t

I could mention you called my name
held it as a banner
a sweet refrain
as I listened in shame
if this were a response to your love poem
which it isn’t
so I won’t

I could tell how the sound of you
sparked hope and fear
as I sat silenced here
your voice fading away
if this were a response to your love poem
which it isn’t
so I won’t

this can’t be a…

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About Susan L Daniels

I am a firm believer that politics are personal, that faith is expressed through action, and that life is something that must be loved and lived authentically--or why bother with any of it?
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24 Responses to

  1. Susan,
    Thanks for the comments, inspiration and reblog. It merely reflects the beauty in your original poem.

    Peace,

    Stephen

  2. Possibly 🙂 right fingers at the ready, brain into 1st gear… away I go 🙂

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