I Do Not See You Often with My Eyes

Subscribe to this site on YouTube

Subscribe to get a poem sent to you each day by email

Hear me read
the poem as
an MP3 file.

Watch me read
the poem as
an MP4 file.

Video Music: Like the Sky. By Damiano Baldoni. Performed by Damiano Baldoni at the Free Music Archive under a Creative Commons Attribution license.

Alpha List

Friendship
Poems

Sonnets

Wedding
Poems

About This
Site

Poems for
Free

Copyright by
Nicholas Gordon

I do not see you often with my eyes,
But often you are with me in my heart.
We rarely speak, but there are deeper ties
That keep us close while we must be apart.
Friendships don't depend on sights and sounds,
But on the mysteries of need and grace.
You're with me always, unrestrained by bounds,
In some sweet field more permanent than place.
And so your marriage is a widespread glory,
Shining on a world of more than two.
All the characters in your life story
Share the happiness that's come to you.
No love but must with all love intertwine:
The joy between you two is also mine.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon



[about this site] [poems for free] [poem of the day]
[site policy] [about me] [ links]