Before You

Blue rose

Blue rose (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Before you I was innocent
I believed a smile
Was just a smile
A glance
Was just a glance

Before you I was half content
I believed that love
Would come to me
My chance
Would come, my chance

Before you life was redolent
The sweetest tastes
And none to waste
A dance
A perfect dance

Before you I was innocent
I believed that love
Was simply love
Was just romance

(c) Helen Valentina 2013, All Rights Reserved

About helenvalentina

Like most people, I have a number of sides to me. The most interesting one probably emerges through my writing, hence this blog. I love to read, and also to write, and so this is a way to share both.
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14 Responses to Before You

  1. Skye says:

    Perfection, Sis. 🙂 xxxx

  2. words4jp says:

    beautifully expressed. so very real.

  3. Dagenn says:

    I love the repetition.

  4. Brian Hughes says:

    You can rest easy. In my case a smile is usually just wind.

  5. Love it. Short and sweet

  6. It isn’t? Wow! My whole world has just come undone. 🙂

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