My love, you consume my every breath

Holly Flame Maxey 1976 (baltimore)

I offer you my complete devotion

My heart, mind, and soul honor your aura

I am entranced by the entrance way to your soul

My life is enriched when I think about all the ways

You shine and bring light to my life


My days pass by effortlessly

Inspiration comes to me in dewdrops

Of love

These innate desires require no response

They exist naturally, only to dance with the butterflies

That have taken residency in the deepest parts of my existence


Thinking about you my love

Is no longer an option, it is my very breath

My complete knowledge of existence

How can I live without breathing?

How can I breathe without the knowledge of  

The awesome existential “ you”

About this poem

Every day I try to tell him the depth of my emotions I will continue to try I pray that one day we will be together heart, body, mind, and soul

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Submitted by amatullahmaxey on June 11, 2021

Modified on March 14, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme X X X A X X A X X B C X B X C X
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 666
Words 121
Stanzas 16
Stanza Lengths 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1

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Discuss the poem "My love, you consume my every breath" with the community...

  • pats.68862
    Nice work Holly. I enjoyed reading it!
    LikeReply 42 years ago
  • ScreamingTiger#2021
    Lucky recepient of such strong loving words! Good description.
    LikeReply 22 years ago


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