Love is Also A Word

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    Love is Also A Word

    Say it when it’s time to sit

    Say it when it’s time to split

    Speak it to your enemy

    Teach it that the blind may see

     

    Spell it on a big blackboard

    Tell it when you strum a chord

    Preach it

    Learn it

    Memorize

    That it may shine through lover’s eyes

     

    Pray it

    Act it

    To the hilt

    Film it

    Play it

    On full tilt

     

    Say ‘I miss you’

    Say ‘I care’

    Say ‘I love you’

    If you dare

     

    Even if it’s only ‘Hi’

    Say a word in love

    To those who catch your eye

    And be blessed

     

     

    John Christopher

    1988

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    Charlie23 commented on Love is Also A Word

    08-23-2009

    Beautiful and true. I enjoyed this poem, important but simple!

    Johnny4444

    08/26/2009

    Just got this comment notification this morning by email. That's why I took so long to get back to you. Thank you so much for your appreciative remarks. God knows we poets can us all we can get. And when they come from other poets, the pat on the back is all the more sweeter. Also read your feedback on "Details." Expect my comments on your work soon. God bless- John

    Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.

    Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

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