Broken Heart by Marius Alexandru

If I were the sky,
I would wait for you to rise,
to feel your soft and tender lips
kissing my eyes.
I am just the earth,
and when you rise,
I feel the pain,
I turn to dust and cry.

If I were a composer,
I would write musical notes in a bouquet,
and I would lay it down
at your feet in a beautiful song,
If I were a painter,
I would paint on the canvas,
red butterfly the colors of love.
I am just a romantic poet in love,
and my love's poetry book is forgotten,
full of dust on an old library shelf.

If I could fly,
I would pick you a bunch of shining stars,
and I would make each sunrise,
a precious gift for you in the morning,
I would put the rainbow at your feet,
and I would shout out my love for you
from the mountain's tops, every day,
only to hear the echo responding; I love you.
I am just a lost soul,
and I walk in the rain trying to
hide my tears among the raindrops
that somehow caresses my broken heart.
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About the Poet:

Marius Alexandru, born and raised in Arad, Romania, came to the United States in 1997, where he currently lives with his wife. His passion for poetry started as a child, and he has been writing poetry since his adolescence.
He is the author of a few Romanian Christian poetry books, including Fosnetul Pasilor din Duzi, Scaldati in Susurul Bland al Harului, Doruri Sfinte, and English poetry Ring of Fire, Reflection of Thoughts, and many other poems published in Poetry Anthologies during the years in both Romanian and English languages.

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