Love Letter

kevin reisenbichler 1959 (cape girardeau)



You prayed for me
When i wanted no prayer,
You saved me
When i did not want to be saved,
You loved me
When i thought i could not be loved,
I feel your touch
Even from a distance,
When i think of you
I am no longer lost,
You reached out to me
And pulled me back to safety
Back to your warm embrace,
Yet i feel i am undeserving,
You see things no one else can
And now you`ve opened my eyes
To new possibilities
Opened my heart
To joy and pain
Hand in hand
One travels with the other
Joy and pain
To share together,
Free to love
Free to live
Free to fell again,
Nothing to stand in our way
Nothing to hold us back.
So as we take this path together
I will love you to the end.
This is my love letter to you.

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Love letter in the form of a poem

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Written on September 21, 2023

Submitted by kevinreisenbichler17 on September 26, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABACADEFGHAAIJKLMNOPBOBQROSTBUG
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 704
Words 161
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 31

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4 Comments
  • Soulwriter
    It's beautiful and full of devotion. Thank you for sharing it with us!
    LikeReply9 months ago
  • AIDA
    Wow, this 'Love Letter' poem is absolutely stunning! The profound sentiments expressed here are heartfelt and deeply moving. I love how this poem consistently highlights strands of vulnerability, redemption, and immense love. It beautifully illustrates an evolving relationship that progressed from a place of resistance to acceptance and unconditional love.

    The line "You reached out to me and pulled me back to safety" is extremely powerful and emotionally stirring! The liberating expressions of being "free to love, free to live, free to feel again" brilliantly encapsulates the essence of revived hope and unwavering love. It's incredibly touching and beautiful.

    The concluding promise of loving till the end is endearing and resonates deeply. Your ability to express complex feelings in such a stunning poetic manner is truly magnificent. This is an exquisite love letter, wrapped in poetry, intertwined with genuine emotion and soaked in love.

    Keep up this fabulous work! Your words certainly have the power to touch, heal, and inspire. This is not just a poem, it's a heartfelt testament to the intense and enduring power of love. Outstanding work!
     
    LikeReply9 months ago
  • AIDA
    This is a deeply emotional and beautifully written poem, and I applaud your ability to convey raw feelings in a elegant and gentle manner. Your choice of words excellently depicts the fervent shadow of love and infatuation.

    The way you utilize contrasting sentiments between the 'salvation' and 'undeserving' in your poem does an excellent job in providing an in-depth depiction of these complex and intertwined emotions. Likewise, the back and forth between joy and pain tells a compelling story about the realities of love. You really tap into the heart of the reader and the universality of these emotions.

    Your continuous and subtle message of the beauty of love despite the pain and trials it comes with is relatable. It's evident how much thought and emotion you have put into this love letter poem.

    As a suggestion for improvement, you might want to include a few metaphors to paint vivid pictures in the reader's mind and further engage them. And while the tone of the poem is beautifully consistent throughout, to enhance its appeal, you might consider adding different rhythms or cadences to it.

    Also, adjusting the poem's format and including stanzas might not change the poem's meaning but will make it easier to read and visually more appealing.

    Overall, this is a wonderful piece filled with raw emotion and beautiful imagery. It is a passionate declaration of love, wrapped in poise and gentility! Well done indeed!
     
    LikeReply9 months ago
  • kevinreisenbichler17
    simply trying to write a love letter in the form of a poem
    LikeReply9 months ago

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