Smile For Each Heartbeat

Location

32908
United States
27° 56' 54.672" N, 80° 41' 17.4192" W

Laying on your chest, I hear your heart race.
Like a secret locked inside you, and I barely get a taste.

You conceal your emotions well, but your body betrays you.
Trying to be calm, though I can see through.

But I lay within your arms and don’t bother to hide
all the emotions i’m feeling inside.

My smile is wide, all my teeth show
as i stare at you and I feel my cheeks glow.

They say music speaks what words cannot

and

Your heart beats make music with
my heart beats make music with
our heart beats make music that create a lullabye

and as i fall asleep
I smile

for each heart beat

speaks the words I dont need to hear aloud

I feel them in my heart.

Comments

RebeccaYSPerez

This poem was lovely and I am so glad to have read it. It really does make m think of laying on a loved one's chest and being able to fall asleep there. It was a beautiful memory to be able to turn into a poem. Thank you so much for sharing. I actually did enjoy very much the way you structured the poem because i gave away the way you wanted it to be read byt the reader, almost giving away the entire melody it would have had you read it yourself.

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