Breathless

Would  you  stop if I asked  you to

If I pleaded  what  would  you  do

Would  you  stay  a moment  longer

If offered  could my love  make  you  stronger.

 

Could  I  slow  your path,stop  the ravishes of  time.

If  I  showed  you love  sublime.

Would I holt  your advance in any  tiny  way

Could I  cheat death  and  make  you  stay.

 

If my  tears  that fall upon  your face

Could chase off death, make it  leave in disgace.

I would  hold my  breath  for eternity

If it  meant  you  would stay  with me.

I  dedicate  this post  to  A post from Charli Mills asks about breathless moments. I read  Geoff’s  beatiful  post  Take My Breath  Away  and  felt  moved  to  write one  too.

 

 

 

15 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. TanGental
    Jul 20, 2015 @ 21:34:10

    sumptuous Willow. Reminds me of Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s ‘ How do love thee?

    How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
    I love thee to the depth and breadth and height
    My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight
    For the ends of Being and ideal Grace.
    I love thee to the level of everyday’s
    Most quiet need, by sun and candlelight.
    I love thee freely, as men might strive for Right;
    I love thee purely, as they turn from Praise.
    I love thee with the passion put to use
    In my old griefs, and with my childhood’s faith.
    I love thee with a love I seemed to lose
    With my lost saints,–I love thee with the breath,
    Smiles, tears, of all my life!–and, if God choose,
    I shall but love thee better after death.

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  2. sheridegrom - From the literary and legislative trenches.
    Jul 20, 2015 @ 22:58:15

    Such emotion!

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  3. socialbridge
    Jul 21, 2015 @ 07:54:29

    Lovely, Willow.

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  4. Oh! Vef speaks
    Jul 21, 2015 @ 13:32:24

    Totally absorbing .. well done 🙂

    Reply

  5. Paul
    Jul 21, 2015 @ 23:09:23

    Nicely done Willow.

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  6. Charli Mills
    Jul 22, 2015 @ 22:09:40

    Oh, wow! I am so moved by the bittersweet tenderness of your words. Your post is equally moving! Thank you!

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    • willowdot21
      Jul 23, 2015 @ 08:50:57

      Thank you Charlie I am honoured that you stopped by and said such kind words. I was moved by your post and Geoff’s to and now I have seen the other Breathless posts all beautiful in their own way. Thank you again. xxx

      Reply

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