I wrote this on a night I was feeling sorry for myself. My best friend in this world is a married man who I love dearly. I respect his situation but will always wonder what it would be like to have just one day in his wife's shoes. She doesn't realize how lucky she is. Before you are quick to judge, I am not looking to break up a marriage. I only want to express the feelings I have locked inside.

This poem originally was published in Love Poems - Love and Friendship Poems

Three Wishes
If I had three wishes,
I would wish to trade lives,
With a person so lucky,
A woman,
Your wife.

Just to have one day of waking up beside you,
Looking into those beautiful eyes,
Tasting your morning lips.
To make slow love to you
'Til we collapse into each other's arms.
I want to watch you shower and
Help with the hard to reach areas (wink).
I will make your breakfast and
Send you to work with a kiss and a smile.
I would love nothing more than to be that person
You come home to after work,
To greet with a hug.
We can talk over dinner . . .
Enjoy dessert much much later (smile).
I want nothing more than to appreciate
The beautiful, kind, caring, gentle, honest,
loyal and loving man you are.

I would love the chance
To show you what you deserve and
Enjoy what she has.
If I had three wishes . . .
I would give away two, because
The only thing I want in this world,
Is one chance with you!

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  • Donna
    LOVE IT. LOVE IT. LOVE IT
  • jan
    this is the perfect poem. everything i wanted to sat to my best friend. great jobi really enjoyed reading it.
  • Roni
    I know exactly how you were feeling when you wrote this.
  • Michael
    Hi Christelle, You have very nice and sweet poem that express people feeling who experience the same thing. Keep your good work an for sure will waiting for your poem in the future. The only thing different between me with others that I fall in love with a guy who attached with his girlfriend for 3 years already. I just realize my feeling toward him 7 months ago and till today I become his best friend. Although its hurt and pain, I can't leave him. I'm the only best friend he had to share everything. If by stand beide him can amke him happy then I'll do it although I need to neglect my own hapiness. All the best for all of you who fall in love with other people who attached already. God Bless You Always
  • sarai
    This poem touched my heart it says so much and has so much feeling i hope the person who wrote this gets her chance b/c it's sad that in life we often settle for less and end up married to those who don't deserve us. the poem was great one of the best poems i have read in a long time thank you i very much enjoyed it. hope who ever the great man is got a chance to read it as well.
  • Nichole
    Great poem . I was involved with a married man I had known for 12 years, thanks to my persistance he is now a separated man . 1 month to go and he is MINE all MINE!
  • Louise
    this poem touched me cos i am in love with amarried man,n this is just how i feel
  • Kat
    Oh how this poem hits how i feel right on the head. I am in love with a married man as well and would do just as this poem says.
  • Diana
    YOUR POEM IS REALLY GOOOOOOOD!
  • Valerie
    The words seem to come from a very real and true space.
  • Maria
    This is so hard to deal with when you fall for your best friend. I am just becoming best friends with a friend I stopped talking for personnel reasons. But now it has been we are reconnecting and he is married and I am so sad. Happy but sad. Praying for his happiness but wishing like Christelle to be the wife.
  • kiting
    This is a very heartfelt poem. It made me fall tears from my eyes. It's being in love with someone whom you know that you can't demand anything from him and can't show him how much you love him and how special he is. I think I'm in this kind of situation right now and it's really hard. After I read the comments,it's a relief because now I know that I'm not the only one suffering from this kind of dilemma and it's normal. Its really hard.
  • Lou
    This didn't touch me it knocked me OVER. This person has great gifts - keep writing!
  • heather
    This is a very good poem and you shuld definitly make a book of these poems of yours.
  • cleopatra
    your poem is so true. I thought I was the only one felt like that,well my best friend is also married and i will always love him and hope to find someone just as better as he is. He is great in all ways! KEEP UP THOSE POEMS
  • Ruby
    I love this poem, because I am in love with a married man.
  • Rose
    Excellent. The perfect words to describe a feeling!
  • Lisa
    Awsome poem. I can relate to this. I fell in love with a married man. I had him for a year and he always went home to his wife. unfortunately this married man is the love of my life but. he still has his wife.
  • April
    this poem is really good. i think that is how me and my boyfriend started going out. he was with this girl and i would do anyhthing to be with him. and i done just about all of them things to him when we first got together. i love this poem and you are a really good writer.
  • Vicky
    I'm having an affair with a married man and like the author have no desire to split him up from his wife (who is lovely). The poem struck a chord with me. It's exactly how I feel, wanting to wake up with him and for him to come home to me, not her. Its good to know, and a comfort, that I am not the only one who feels this way! Thanks, V x
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