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I Want to Love You

I want to love you
But unsure if I should
Unless you want me to
I most certainly could

Maybe it’s already too late
And I’m all in
Head over heels
For you, I’ve fallen

We’re both veterans of life
Survivors from living
And still our hearts
Live for the giving

You’ve all the charms
To entice my lonely heart
And at my age, I’m no rookie
I value a priceless work of art

Your beauty a rare sight
Your heart blessed by God
If you want my hand
Just give me a nod

I’ll give to you
All I have to give
And all I ask of you is
A heart honest and positive

But if you should find
I’m not the guy for you
No offense taken
If your heart needs to be true

Just know that
I believe we’re both due
For love to be the bond
I want to love you

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Guess you could say I'm a self taught poet. I started writing poetry as a means of dealing with the emotions of finding my Birthmother's obituary and grave site after searching for 10 years. I continued writing and over the course of the last 20 years I've become comfortable in how I write. You'll notice I tend to write a lot about nostalgia and old memories. Hey, when you round the corner of 60 years, you start thinking a lot about the past and where you've been. One of my subjects I write about is love, but I try to write of other things too. I've lived on the south shore of Massachusetts for all of my 64 years. But I love all of New England. Aside from writing poetry, I also love photography and have quite a collection of old antique cameras. Baseball, football, muscle cars and car shows are also some of my interests. Not too crazy about Winter. Spring & Summer are my favorite seasons. more…

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