We can't always be with the one we love, yet sometimes if you close your eyes, you can feel them nearby by remembering the things you did together. Close your eyes today and remember. Make the passion come alive that you once shared with the love of your life. For in our memories...love always survives.

This poem originally was published in Love Poems

Close Your Eyes
I can't be with you today
but if you close your eyes and think;
I'll be beside you in the kitchen
wearing your shirt - standing by the sink.

I'll be with you in the bedroom
waiting quietly on your bed;
Just close your eyes and think of me,
relive those memories in your head.

I'll stand by you in the bathroom,
an unlikely place to meet;
I'll smile at you so playfully
as I let you brush my teeth.

I'll be your light in the darkness,
shining steady through and through;
You only have to watch it glow
to know I think of you.

I'll be the music that you listen to,
I'll be there in every song:
I'll laugh with you and sing with you,
and comfort you when your day's gone wrong.

I'll be the wind that ruffles your hair,
I'll be that warm embrace;
I'll be the hand on your shoulder,
I'll be the tender touch on your face.

I'll be the clock gently ticking,
reminding you of the times;
We've shut the rest of the world outside
we're in our own world - yours and mine.

I'll be the moon as it dances
on the water cold and still;
For I have loved you always
and I know I always will.

Though you may not see me physically
as you live your life today;
Just close your eyes and think of me
I will not be far away.

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  • gloria
    My life in a nut shell: Not being with "My Soulmate" in the flesh but only deep in my heart soul and mind.
  • Brittany
    This poem touched my heart because it reminds me of people that I never get to see and it reminds me how much I miss them
  • shaina
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  • Claire
    I loved this simple poem. My hubby and I have had a difficult year and when we are not together I know how much he misses me. This was the perfect poem to send him, thankyou! Claire
  • julie
    thankyou very much for your lovely poem it is good to read some that are that touching when your down and out so thankyou keep writing
  • Maria
    i love this poem it means so much to me it has touched me in such a special way. It has described and express my inner feelings towards the one i love.
  • Surangani
    I greatly appreciate your poem. It is superb. I sent it to my loving husband thank you
  • Michael
    This poem means very much too me, and reminds me very much of the relationship I have with the girl I wish to marry
  • Hanna
    This poem was a very sweet poem and it meant a lot to me.
  • Victoria
    It's how I want my husband to think A beautiful poem
  • kerstin
    lovely poem, this really describe the a true loving relationship
  • sARA
    BEAUTIFULL
  • Emily
    Beautifully written, it reminds me of my dearest love. I can't be with him, but I know when he closes his eyes, I can be there in his arms. Amazing. Thank you, you express the need to be with someone so poetic and perfect. :*)
  • princess
    Great Poem! It reflects perfectly my own situation,since I can't be with my lover every moment
  • gloria
    thank you!!!CLOSE YOUR EYES,touched my heart...
  • Steve
    I have a special friend in Ireland. I know how much this will mean to her when I send it. It definatally touched me deeply !!!
  • Riki
    Although the woman I met in ICQ and I had our civil wedding two weeks ago, we are not able to be together forever yet. That will only be in June. You probably can understand why your beautiful poem is so special for both of us.
  • Jennifer
    You could tell that she felt very deeply about the person she was reaching out to. I've never knew that there was someone out there that could express, not only their feelings, but help someone else recognize how they feel also.!!!!!
  • Alicia
    I really enjoyed your poem.It describes me and my boyfriend.I hope you don't mind if I send him a copy!!
  • tamara
    this poem is beatiful it really meant alot to me
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