(Italian sonnet in Acrostic)
Here I am. My beloved! My valentine!
As everyone else, with red rose in hand,
Pushing myself in…hope you’ll understand
Praying that tonight I can say, ‘You’re mine’.
Year in, year out, my heart tried to define.
Vague, at first; but then… emotion so grand.
Anxious to give you this red rose as planned
Looming inside! It’s bursting as we dine.
Expecting ‘yes’ is what my heart desire.
No! Don’t be pressured! Please, just take your time.
The ‘yes’, I need, but surely I can wait.
In case, you’d say the ‘no’, I won’t retire.
Noble? My heart is! Patience I would climb.
Enter I await…your paradise gate.
(c) 2009 edmund melig industan
HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY EVERYONE!!!!
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