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Take your time

My dear, take your time

One day, I will put this all in line

Someday, our souls will both entwine

But soon, when I know I can make you mine

You have me already

There is no need to worry

I won't fall for somebody

And give up on our story

I don't ask for reciprocation

I won't be controlling your own decisions

I'm here if you need some shoulder to lean on

'cause I know that we are both on our different missions

This will be hard, only if you think it would

I think this would be easy like a real love should

I have spent my life waiting but merely misunderstood

And I'd be fine if you fall for another dude

As long as he's a 'man' who can protect and provide

Respects your boundaries and choose you over pride

Controls his temptations and unnecessary drives

Takes you to a journey so you would not have a solo ride

He should treat you like a lady, he should treat you like a queen

Always tell you that you're the most beautiful woman he has ever seen

Build a heaven for you, Angel and live in a garden of evergreen

He should take you to places you have never been

I think I told you clearly that I am still growing

Still finding my purpose and I am still learning

I still write about you and what I am feeling

But I'm saving the words incase we're finally dating

Keep a positive mindset and always be on the vibe

Make it everyday so you can say you survived

I'd be doing my thing too, until I can provide

Cultivating masculinity until I can have a bride
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Written on December 15, 2021

Submitted by davetrinidadx on December 15, 2021

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1:40 min read

Quick analysis:

Scheme X A A A B B B B A C X C D D D X E E X E F F F X G G G G X X E E
Closest metre Iambic hexameter
Characters 1,493
Words 326
Stanzas 32
Stanza Lengths 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1

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