Woman – A Love Poem For Her

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Woman – A Love Poem For Her

You are like the waves lapping against the shore –
Repetitive, seductive, intoxicating, cleansing
Like holy water that wrings out the darkness.

I sit unceasingly upon the sands of time
Waiting for the rise of your tide,
To feel your waters once more by my side.
Staring off into the drab, gray horizon,
I admire flocks of sea gulls.
Only for a moment, but never long enough
To loose sight of your ebb and flow.

Woman is an ocean –
An endless vessel of mystery.
Who knows the measure of your depths?
Who can see the floor of your soul?
We all float in safety as sailors in the bosom of your rest.

Your ripples are enough to rouse suspicion,
To know that beneath your surface currents rage.
But we all long to dive within your waters
And be nestled within the confines of your embrace.

Your seas are salty,
Yet our tongues still thirst for more.
A water that never satisfies,
But opens the flood gates of passion’s door.

You are like the waves lapping against the shore –
A sweeping hand seducing, gesturing
Us to step away from the safety of land.
Woman, you are the demise and prize
Of the heart of each and every man.

-Poem Written by Justin Farley


 

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Like the Summer Wind – A Poem

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Like the Summer Wind – A Poem

I yearn for you like the summer wind –
vast, cool, refreshing upon my cheek;
a shelter to soothe beneath the furnace of life’s heat.

Your character radiates and pierces
through the layers of lust surrounding my heart,
pushing foolish desires aside; shredding selfishness apart.

Your faith is a fortress –
a castle that contains a bounty of beauty;
an unfamiliar treasure invigorating. intriguing me.

Respect reflects from your resolve like an echo –
a lovely sonata to my ears,
finding all the melodies attractive that you hold dear.

Purity has never been pursued by me,
but you make it as arousing as naked flesh.
seductively strutting your sexuality within a soul of righteousness.

Romance flares up; sensuality beckons me
to brush your lips, to feel your kiss.
and have my hands caress and rub out all your loneliness.

You’ve got me on the hunt,
pursuing an prize I’ve never seen –
my bow is strung, my arrow nocked, and aimed for the heart of a queen.

I long for you like stars in a void of black –
hopeful, resilient, a lamplight to guide the way,
and your flames lick at my heart, burning to speak your name.

-Poem Written by Justin Farley


 

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Looking For Eternal Love Poem – “The Wings of A Fighter”

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The Wings of A Fighter – A Poem About Looking For Eternal Love

I’m looking for the wings of a fighter,
someone to take flight with
and who won’t turn back at the slightest breeze.
She need not be perfect and can have scars upon her,
she just must be resistant to whatever weather fortune brings.

I’m done floating on delicate bubbles,
quickly rising, but eager to pop.
I’m done dealing with skyline struggles,
pleading and begging just to keep from being dropped.

I’m looking for the wings of a fighter,
she may be bruised but absorbs life’s punches
without letting go of my hand.
When she’s afraid she clutches me tighter,
and her promises are solid ground, not suddenly swallowed by sand.

I’m done flying with fallen angels
who fiercely hold onto pride and careless ways.
I’m done rebuilding and mending halos
only to find they have no desire to reenter heaven’s gates.

I’m looking for the wings of a fighter
with feathers secure and ready for flight.
Someone who is not merely a glider,
but a partner who flaps her wings beside me,
raging and resisting against the black of night.

-Poem Written by Justin Farley

About the Poem

A poem about looking for eternal love and finding a partner who is dedicated and sticks by your side through life’s struggles.


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The Tinman – A Poem

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The Tinman – A Poem

Your beacon blazes with the firestorm
Of a thousand pyres.
In your eyes I find the fires –
Smoke signals that rise to the heavens
And lead me on a journey
Out of the confinement of earthly shackles
That have clanged like lonely church bells
Ringing in the early morning,
Beckoning for deliverance around my feet for countless eons.
But when our hearts meet,
The cold of chaotic confusion is warmed by the heat
You infuse in me, soothing me to the core,
Stilling this ailment that never quits, never relents
Like a nagging child consistently tugging on my sleeve.
But the chilling winter breeze
That howls throughout my chest’s empty corridor
Is driven back from whence it came
Under the concealment of your shelter.
A whisper of your tongue sends new forecasts
Of warmer weather upon my heart’s radar.

Angelic avenues appear before me.
I can see Avalon in the distance –
My vision cleared from the fog
That has hung over my head like a drab curtain
For far too long.
Your song pierces the mist of madness,
And I see the kingdom once again
That I believed to have crumbled
Under the weight of tyrannical vacancy.
But now there is a peace in me –
A gentle but consistent flame that is growing,
Consuming all my darkness and blazes brighter
With each new tree of dead wood I chop down
And throw on top of it.
I do the work, but you provide the oxygen
That allows this bonfire to reach ever higher,
Burning off the shadows of these hanging leaves of treetop trees,
Opening my outlook like a door,
Revealing the heavens in this dark forest once more.

I am yet free –
Still stuck in these dark woods
My mind has resided in for years.
But these towering trees of torment
Are falling one by one,
Chopped and loaded into the hearth of your love.
My ax may be rusted, and my tin skin clanks,
Weighing me down, leaving me falling behind
Trying to make up for lost time,
But I am moving, even if it is sometimes slowly.
When I find myself weak and lowly
Will you oil me up and wait for me?
Will you see me through to the emerald gates of Oz?
Your beacon bellows –
A woodcutter’s dream to have your resistant flames
Scorch and singe back the bark’s leather skin.
I will continue my hacking until this forest
Is but a memory of protruding stumps
That serve as a reminder of what was
And what will never again be,
As long as there’s a fire in your heart,
And you are here fighting next to me.

-Poem Written by Justin Farley

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Until I Met You – A Love Poem

Until I Met You – A Love Poem

The world stands still when I gaze
Into your eyes of blue.
Beloved, love was nothing more than
A foolish errand until the day that I met you.
‘Twas like an emerging butterfly
The way you transformed my soul.
Once inched along the ground,
Now fly since you’ve restored me whole.
The hands of time move slower
Each hour that finds us apart.
Your love plays louder each day
Through the chambers of my heart.
In my darkened night you brought
The light that led me on ’til morn’.
For in the beauty of your sight
The veil of darkness was torn.
Be not afraid, for the love
I have for you is true.
Love was nothing more than a dreamer’s desire
Until the day that I met you.

-Poem Written By Justin Farley

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Love’s Wings – A Poem

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Love’s Wings – A Poem

Imagine my surprise waking to find
My arms covered in feathers – now fully supported wings.
My voice like the sweetness of a sparrow,
Bellowed from a passionate heart that sings.
I flew through the sky with a lightness
My mind and body ever knew.
For love, my burden was lifted
The day that I met you.
The clouds, sky, and heavens
Seemed far within my grasp.
All comprehension of limitation
Was left lying in the past.
You gave my soul the freedom
To soar to heights higher than ever dreamed.
You are the North Star that leads and shines.
You are the queen that reigns supreme.
Eagles have not reached into the sky
As high as I have since finding you.
Heaven’s ceiling on a summer day
Bare not the depths of hue as your eyes of blue.
When I look into your eyes my soul and spirit flies
Into the great, vast cosmic space.
Pain, loneliness, and emptiness are erased without a trace.
You are a gift far greater than I believed
God would ever bring.
For you carry me higher than I ever thought possible
Flying with love’s wings.

-Poem Written By Justin Farley

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Storms – A Love Poem

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Storms – A Love Poem

I am blown by your gale,
Caught up in a tempest
My heart is unable to resist.
Never has it known a love like this
Whose storms of passion
Leave me defenseless.

Your rains hail me from afar,
And the eyes of your storm summon me.
My soul is a lightning rod
For your flashes of electricity –
A static seduction shocking me
With your every touch.

You clutch me in your madness
And soak me in down pours of sexuality,
Leaving me wet and wanting to strip
Off my heavy and soggy clothes.
Your wind blows like a cyclone –
A twister that destroys every defense
In the path to my heart.

You, love, have torn my walls apart.
I stand without shelter
And no longer have the ability
To withstand your weather.
For your beauty has weakened my resistance,
And your thunders have boomed,
Beckoning me to my knees.

My heart sees the looming storm,
But can only wait in delight
As the rain clouds come rolling in.
My heart beats anxiously,
Awaiting our eternal tryst.
For true love has known no stronger force
Than the passion between our kiss.

-Poem Written By Justin Farley

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My Love is an Ocean – A Love Poem

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My Love is an Ocean – A Love Poem

My love is an ocean –
An endless reservoir of new hope
That collects new deposits from tributaries daily.

My heart ebbs and flows
With tides of passion
And you, love, are the moon –
The great gravitational force that wields control.

My waters run deep,
Far beneath the comfortable beauty of coral reefs.
You exist in the darkness miles below.
I will not desert you
In the midst of trial, the abundance of darkness, the absence of light.

It is safe to ride on me.
I will safely guide you back to harbor
And steer you clear of jagged rocks.

My love is an ocean –
An irresistible force that beckons
You who look upon me from the beach.

Strip down naked, bare before me,
And plunge into the soft, refreshing promise
Beneath the surface of my wake.

I am the tide –
The captain of your longings,
The sealer of love’s fate,
Who promises to do whatever it takes
To carry you wherever you must go.

My love is an ocean
That stretches from horizon to horizon .
It is endless, abundant, yet reserved for one.

-Poem Written By Justin Farley

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Love’s Sacred Rite – A Love Poem

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Love’s Sacred Rite – A Love Poem

Lie down beneath the moonlight.
Celebrate with me in love’s mystery tonight.
Shake the dust of past experience from your clothes
And lay on me, my dear, your lonely woes.

For I want you and all of you –
Not just the pretty parts past loves knew.
I want to know your every secret, your every pain.
I want nothing in your heart to be left contained.

Let me peel your petals back like a blooming flower,
And let us dive into the suns and storms of life together.
Won’t you take a chance and accept my invitation,
To dive and dance together in life’s celebration?

On your lips lies the deepest yearning of my heart,
For love, I knew you were the one from the very start.
And it’s no longer a want, but a need.
Beauty beckons – I need her like I need to breathe.

Strip down until your heart is bare before me.
Hold nothing back, love, set your insecurities free.
May our souls entwine and exist as one.
May our shadows share a kiss that can never be undone.

And we shall lie beside the candlelight,
You and I united together in love’s sacred rite.
And I vow my heart will my ever true,
For from its first beat it was thinking of you.

-Poem Written By Justin Farley

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Reunion – A Love Poem

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Reunion – A Love Poem

From the moment your voice
First left your lips I knew you.
I recognized you from my soul’s masquerade,
Dancing across love’s ballroom in dream.
I remembered you from my subconscious longings,
Some pattern painted across my mind
To give me ample warning when you walked through my door.
You have finally arrived,
And I want you by my side forevermore.

It is you and you love only I adore.
It is not enough to be near you;
I want to be in you,
To explore all your hidden chambers
And recesses that hide in the dark.
You are the spark that sets my heart on fire,
The wielder of my desire,
The key that I’ve been searching for
To unlock this strongbox within my breast.
I long to watch the morning dawn
Together in perfect intimacy.
I want to ride through your rolling rivers,
Delight in your vulnerability,
And to lick up your waters when I’m parched of thirst.
I want to love you so hard that it hurts
And always leaves me phenin’ for more.

I am certain I’ve known your heart for centuries.
How else do I explain this mystery, this familiarity,
This comfortability, this friendship
That did not form but was reawoken
Like a sleeping dragon in a cave.
Love, do not be afraid,
For I am the keeper of your heart
That protects its every beat.
I lay my freedom down at your feet
And gladly bind myself in your chains.
I long to do my master’s will
And beauty is her name.

I have missed you.
It has been eons since we last parted,
But this time our plans will not be thwarted.
I will have you, and you I,
Until the end of time.
It took me a moment to remember our memories,
But now they shine brighter than the rays of the sun.
Past has become present.
Our reunion has begun.

-Poem Written By Justin Farley

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