perfect love song

the only girl by anelephantcant

the only girl by anelephantcant

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perfect love song

the poet doesn’t believe you’d come back to him
even if he wrote the perfect love song
but he tries to create one anyway
in the hope you do just to prove him wrong

he tries to express things in romantic words
like Oor Rabbie and Will Shakespeare wrote
he wants to remind you of all the sweet things he said
which he is sure you already forgot

he wishes he could sing like Orbison
no one touches your heart quite like Roy
so the rivers of pain that run down his face
would transform into tears of pure joy

he could compose a magical musical treat
like that Canon by Pachelbel
perhaps then you’d forgive him at least some of his flaws
if he could just do one thing so well

perhaps he could write a great melody
or a truly magnificent symphony
but he still can’t believe you’d want to return
he prays you might just out of sympathy

you are the only girl who makes his heart dance
the only lady who has his soul captivated
you are the one who appears in every song
the inspiration for every poem he has ever created

About AnElephantCant

An artist/writer/poet combination whose blogs reflect an approach to life that celebrates nature and takes a tongue-in-cheek view of most issues. So you get rhymes and doodles, photographs and comment. Irreverent and irrelevant. Occasionally funny, sometimes serious, mostly pointless. https://anelephantcant.me/
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15 Responses to perfect love song

  1. Al says:

    A beautiful poem of unrequited love.

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  2. Dale says:

    Always such lovely and aching words…

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  3. mandibelle16 says:

    Beautiful writing Elephant. I’m sure your words would create beautiful music. I hope one day she hears before it’s to late. Hugs

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  4. Benayoun Michele says:

    Il est magnifique ce poème !!

    Tu es un vrai poète !!

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  5. Bonnie says:

    Bri, Its quite another experience to hear this read out loud. I fantasize that your muse will one day leave you a comment. xx Bon

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  6. Tu restes l’homme d’une seule femme 🙂 bisous

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  7. Dear Elephant,

    If a heart has been shattered, can it be pieced back together? Sweet poem, bathed in tears.

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

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  8. Anja says:

    AnElephant always writes the most wonderful poems that are just as lovely as any song. Truly, songs are poems set to a beat.

    Liked by 1 person

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