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Lay with me, softly...

Lay with me, softly
your heart for mine
bare all those secrets
that hold you captive

Loosen the chains that bind
and stretch forth your tender hand
reach out in the promise of love
and hold close your beleaguered man

Shake off that cynicism
and let love find you again
bask in the warmth of sun light
and let it heal your wounds

Let not the words of others
taint the taste of love
sip it ever so slowly
that it does not burn

Let your beauty shine
hidden behind a faceless smile
counting the humble entice
knowing I shall surrender my will.

Lay with me, softly
your heart exchanged with mine
tangled in twisted secrets, uplifted
left teary eyed in love.

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This piece was inspired by a friend who has been going through a tough time. She spoke a few words of her current state, and I was lucky enough to be able to pulled from our conversation and stitch together the hurt and hope she still felt.

Inspiration often comes from at the most unlikely times.. so thank you my friend for lending me your troubles, and allowing the inspiration to be put to words.


cynical, forgiveness, hope, love, tenderness


  • Redviolin
    Redviolinalmost 4 years ago

    so beautiful G …so tender and compassionate… genius

  • The words just flow.. thanks love!

    – G .

  • jshade
    jshadealmost 4 years ago

    I can feel the love and compassion in this. A good write G

  • Thanks J, appreciate the read and nice comment!

    – G .

  • wildflower
    wildfloweralmost 4 years ago

    Tears my BL…..Thank you….

  • bowing down to your greatness.. my inspiration..

    – G .

  • Melodyone
    Melodyonealmost 4 years ago

    Somehow, G, you know what many yearn to hear…such tender and selfless love.

  • not sure of that Mel.. just know what moves my heart, and washes it with tears..

    – G .

  • Tony Wilder
    Tony Wilderalmost 4 years ago

    Absolutely beautiful, such tenderness and love. Superb write!
    Let not the words of others
    taint the taste of love
    sip it ever so slowly
    that it does not burn
    So many wonderful lines!

  • Thank you Tony, appreciate the nice comment, and for stopping by for a read.

    – G .

  • Tempe
    Tempealmost 4 years ago

    beautiful G, exquisite.
    thanks for sharing

  • Thank You my friend.. glad you enjoyed it..

    – G .

  • CeriseNoire
    CeriseNoirealmost 4 years ago

    What a beautiful, tender, loving write George! xx

  • Glad you liked it Jane.. your comments are so welcomed!

    – G .

  • prettybutterfly
    prettybutterflyalmost 4 years ago

    beautiful writing……………………

  • Thanks so much Maria.. your comment means a lot to me!

    – G .

  • queenofcups
    queenofcupsalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful writing!…..

  • Wow, I am honored, thank you so much for the feature!!

    – G .

  • AnniG
    AnniGalmost 4 years ago

    Yes…she makes you happy, she inspires you…a beautiful, tender ode in retort, G
    Congrats on the feature too!

  • “She” is every women to the man “she” loves.. I am just trying to add the words to her poem..

    – G .

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