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A world without

But what then do we call stubborn clay,
That refuses to be shaped and molded by the hands of its beholder,
It doesn’t bend or twist with each work of the hand, it’s already a masterpiece, though many may look and see nothing in its beauty,

I, my love have chosen you,
You undone masterpiece.
Like a blank canvas awaiting the touch of an artist, with each stroke of paint bringing out a new feature of your curves and bends with twists that no man can undo,

You’re ever so beautiful, you with all your errors and scares,
I look to you and see nothing but beauty, a world without you would be a world undone, incomplete and partially made,
In your eyes the galaxies envelope a world of wonder,

Although they may look and say you’re empty
You carry a depth within you so deep, the ocean is jealous
You, are all that I seek,
And all that I need.

And when I close my eyes, it’s you that I see,
The mere thought of you has carried me through the darkest of days,
Your face is the artwork that can be found in every corner of my mind,
Indeed, I often fall into daydreams, thinking of you
Imagining our world together,

There’s not enough words in the English language or in the diction of man that can portray and encompass my love for you,
Nor can I express what it is that I feel, for you are mesmerizing, addicting and sweet,
What is a world without you?
Blank, empty and oblite.

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A poem about love and the unbarable pain of missing someone.

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Written on June 23, 2021

Submitted by lindokwethu03 on July 12, 2021

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Kwethu Mamba

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