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The Note.

Upon her windshield,
I left a tiny note.
In a trembling, honest hand,
These are the words I wrote:

“I love you because my heart,
Tells me I have no choice.
Though for now I cannot tell you,
For I cannot find my voice.

You send me all a’shiver,
On the hottest summer nights,
I dream of you, and my eyes brighten,
As you come and dim the lights.

Maybe someday, together,
We’ll find each other this way,
For now, I am where I need to be,
But that doesn’t mean I’ll stay."

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From Pennsylvania. BS in Film. MFA in Creative Writing, emphasis on Screenwriting.

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  • sandra .
    sandra .over 1 year ago

    To love because we have no choice…I like this thought, John!
    Enjoyed the rhyme sequence to this poem
    Sandra :)

  • Thank you sandra .! I’m glad you enjoyed it! :)

    – johnmiller

  • Laurie Search
    Laurie Searchover 1 year ago

    That line, “I love you because my heart tells me I have no choice”….is just absolutely gorgeous…and oh how I know that feeling.

  • Thank you for your comment Laurie! Sometimes love can be so complicated, most especially when your heart is so certain but you hesitate or have to wait. :)

    – johnmiller

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