AuthorsDen.com  Join Free! | Login 

 
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

Signed Bookstore | Authors | eBooks | Books | Stories | Articles | Poetry | Blogs | News | Events | Reviews | Videos | Success | Gold Members | Testimonials

Featured Authors: Subbarao Mukkavilli, iPhillip Rice, iJean-Pierre Gregoire, iKeith Rowley, iBetty Jo Tucker, iAlexandra* OneLight*® Authors & Creations, iDiane Hundertmark, i
  Home > Poetry > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Odin Roark

  + Follow Me   

· 1,152 titles
· 4,334 Reviews
· Share with Friends!
· Save to My Library
·
Member Since: Jul, 2008

   Sitemap
   My Blog
   Contact Author
   Read Reviews

Books
· Perceptions

· ECHOSIS

· Prosetry at Work

· Said and Unsaid - Vol 1

· 3 WAY MIRROR


Short Stories
· Cave Cracks

· Bubble Choices

· Surreal Dummy--Still Here

· IT

· Faux Companion

· Take Me, I'm Free (Flash Fiction)

· Beer Neck Flower

· Closed

· What Do You Do?

· Dream-Blisters


Articles
· Discipline of the artist

· The Dogs of Sochi

· A Crow With Super Smarts

· Targets Be Warned

· Simple Times (an observation)

· Cavemen in Tuxedos (an editorial)

· Ghost Town Ghosts

· Note to Self

· Essay on Poetic Theory


Poetry
· Epiphanies In Progress

· Crushing Silence...

· Truth Can't Lie

· Nature's Romance

· Wounded Air

· Bloviating Defamer

· Addiction

· Introspective Road

· Hiding

· The Real Selfie

         More poetry...

Odin Roark, click here to update your web pages on AuthorsDen.

   
Books by Odin Roark
  Love... Each Day
by Odin Roark
Monday, July 27, 2015
Rated "G" by the Author.

Share   Print   Save


Recent poems by Odin Roark
•  Epiphanies In Progress
•  Crushing Silence...
•  Truth Can't Lie
•  Nature's Romance
•  Wounded Air
           >> View all 1,089




Often, I remind myself to ask: Do we find love, or does love find us?


Love... Each Day
by Odin Roark

To gather love's petals of laughter,
its dewdrops of sadness,
its rays of being,
is to be somewhere love needs to be... each day

But for love to turn the many corners
without looking both ways
is to leave behind its subtle wisdom,
its flowers in bloom
its clouds of caution
the sun’s assuring comfort
that awakens our every morning,
and the urgency that guides love to
be where it needs to be... each day.

Oh, to be the cycle itself,
the embraceable mystery
sometimes veiled in tearful mist
giving needed drink to its damaged rose,
moistening sorrow’s loss,
refreshing for new beginnings,
remaining aware around and beyond the corners
to unknown heartscapes,
always where love needs to be... each day.

Rewards bide time
as love remains poised at each daybreak,
ready to be enjoyed,
shared as a rapturous awakening,
if we will but round the corners respectfully
knowing love is preparing where it needs to be… today.

Yes, it can be trying…

Given passion’s sorrow must purge toxic tears,
allow a broken heart to mend,
feel affection’s promised touch once more,
and ready another chance for joy’s permanence
as we glance around the next corner.

Love is always preparing where it needs to be... today.


 



Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!




Reviewed by Ronald Hull
I think when we learn to love ourselves the way we are and not the way we think others perceive us, then we open the door to allow love to come in. It's amazing how easy it is to find love when we quit pursuing it like some kind of prize.

Ron
Reviewed by Andy Turner
Such a thorough outlook. Indeed, we can only love when caution is thrown, forever, away.
Reviewed by audrine max
I would love to think that love finds you whenever you're in need.. It's a comforting thought.. I hope it happens more often than what a pessimist thinks.. Lovely poem.. Thank you
Reviewed by Elaine Masters
I read each stanza twice to savor the rich flavorings and enjoy the words. Thank you, Odin.
Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger
~Odin~

A romantic image for a couple in love to walk hand in hand..
love is always preparing where it needs to be...today.
Lovely and fine writing. xx

Lady Mary Ann
Reviewed by Bablu Kumar Yadav (Reader)
Really good Poetry..Also check <a href="http://www.youthpoetry.com/" >Youth Poetry </a> for best <a href="http://www.youthpoetry.com/" >Hindi Poems </a>
Popular Poetry (Poetry)
  1.  From Above
  2.  Gypsy
  3.  'The real me'
  4.  My Girl, Alice
  5.  Soul Mates
  6.  Mother Nature's Lesson
  7.  Dreams Of Desires
  8.  While You Sleep
  9.  Words of Mine
  10.  Buttons

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.