Sunday, April 3, 2011

If I Knew That I Loved You

If I knew that I loved you
I would tell you in some grand ridiculous gesture
Something out of a Hollywood romance
Flowers and chocolate would not be enough
A dinner and a movie would seem too easy

No, if I knew that I loved you
I would write it in seven scripts
I would write them in seven places
Seven permanent locations around the world
Each continent would know my love for you

If I knew that I loved you
I would go on three quests for you
To the ends of the earth
To the bottom of the sea
To the very centre of your heart

If I knew that I loved you
No wall, minefield or gorge
No sea, mountain or stair
No cliff, army or void
Could keep me from getting to you.

But I don’t know if I love you,
I wonder and question and wait.
I don’t know if I love you
So let’s just get coffee at 8.

8 comments:

  1. marantha jenelleApril 3, 2011 at 2:41 AM

    That was cute! Though I wasn't expecting that last part! I can just see the girl's eyes getting bigger and bigger as he's telling her that and then-boom-the balloon pops and she's left standing their stunned, sort of wondering what bus just hit her!

    good job!

    marantha jenelle from wordpress

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  2. Hehehehe, liked this, especially the end :)

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  3. This is hilarious/cute/funny/witty and a bunch of other things!
    very straightforward, and engaging.

    Great work !

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  4. I thought this was going to be some big declaration of love at the end. Surprising but funny ending.

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  5. Maybe coffee is love.

    The lines at Tim Hortons seems to point that way.

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  6. @ Ollie: I know, I think it is because it's roll up the rim season.

    Thanks for your comments everyone! I appreciate them all and I read them all.

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  7. For some reason this Poem reminds me of, "You've Got Mail". I wonder if anyone else sees it that way. I am thinking of one scene in particular.

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