Friday, December 08, 2006

That's Amore

You are....

the morning sun that streams through and lights up my world
the toothbrush sitting next to mine in a yellow cup
the damp towel flung carelessly across the bathroom floor
and the set of wet footprints leading away from the shower
the messed up closet, the misplaced comb
and the unfinished cup of coffee I find under the sofa
the milk in the cereal bowl that I finish up everyday
and the banana peel that sits on the counter for me to throw away
the hug and the kiss that rushes off to work
the missing car key that I look for each morning
the car at the stop sign that waits till I can catch up
the smile and the wave as I drive past
the concerned phone call that I get if I'm late reaching work
and the relief in the voice when I call every morning
the chocolate in my lunch box, the half eaten candy
the email that gets me smiling
the message that has me worrying
the reassurance that I look for
the call that has me waiting
the song that I am listening to while I'm driving back home
and the car that I keep seeing although I know it's not you
the smile that is waiting when I walk in through that door
the walk by the stream, the flower in my hair
the warm conversation
and the candle in my room
the take-me-out-to dinner
and the smile in my heart
the salad on the table and the mower in the yard
the treadmill in the basement
the toilet that needs fixing
the camera that takes my picture in a hundred different ways
the pictures on the wall that hang in a straight line
the matching cushion covers that lie on the floor
the wallet on the table that has my picture in it
and the carelessly tossed clothes strewn across the floor
the bottle of Jim Beam lying on the counter
the freshly cut amaryllis sitting on the table
the basil in the pasta, the extra spicy sauce
the package that gets delivered
and the surprise on my face
the hand that I'm holding when I walk down a narrow path
and the light that shines through when darkness engulfs
the hope that keeps burning
the answer to my prayers
the soft spot beside me where I can lay down to rest
the hope that keeps me going
and the words that warm my heart
the dreams I snuggle up to
and the last thoughts of the day

you're the
void in my heart right now
the tears in my eyes
the longing to be together
the missed heartbeat

and the one thing I want right now is for you to be back home where you belong.

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40 Comments:

Anonymous Just Mohit said...

Hope B comes back soon...
this is getting too mushy for us poor souls ;-)

Take care!

8:09 AM  
Blogger Sanjay said...

Time seems to have come to a standstill for ya.. :-/ Well written.

8:20 AM  
Blogger jerry said...

Whoa did you have to stop? This was meant to go on and on...like a dream in a river and like the moon swimming on a sheet of clouds. Brilliant. And you're most welcome, you're linked actually!

8:32 AM  
Blogger Chilla-Bong said...

WoW...B is indeed a lucky man....that's all that I gotta say.

8:57 AM  
Blogger Bharath Hemachandran said...

with chilla-bong! B is a lucky guy!

Very expressive M!

9:12 AM  
Blogger Kausum said...

I too hope he comes back. 3 mushy posts. 2 unsaid posts ... i guess its becoming overwhelming for all the poor souls of the readers.

Now we too would pray that he comes back as soon as possible :)

9:53 AM  
Blogger Cacophoenix said...

Hopefully "Teri woh" is reading all this. Your love will carry him over the clouds and into your arms.... And hopefully there will soon be a post with the hearts in the right place, the heart that is warm, and the cheek that is still glowing from the tender kiss, and the back that bears the imprint of a good, solid hug....

10:07 AM  
Blogger sapna said...

How very sweet M!And am amazed at how similar are our B's!!!

10:13 AM  
Blogger Ashmi said...

wow its great sweetie!!! am thrilled as ever to read ur post and all bouyed up to read on as much as i can...it shows how much someone is missed....the simple lines u scribbled, are profound with the depth of missin someone, the depp craving for someone ....take care dear:)

11:39 AM  
Anonymous adopted bong said...

jeez louise! stop making all of us feel so inadequate. these are all the things us mere mortals struggle to articulate - you do it very well (if somewhat mushily!). hope you are reunited soon - that should be a fun post!

12:57 PM  
Blogger Seashells said...

PRECIOUS... is your love. LUCKY... is the love of your lifetime.

2:53 PM  
Blogger Dreamcatcher said...

awwwwwwww awfully sweet M. Hope he comes back asap :) and did you let him read this?

9:55 AM  
Blogger Prometheus_Unbound said...

Thats one of the most beautiful love songs that I have ever come across. Hats off senorita

2:12 PM  
Anonymous p said...

You are so privileged and so fortunate. And it shows in your writings. Good for you.

3:56 PM  
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6:37 PM  
Blogger M (tread softly upon) said...

@ mohit I promise this will the last of the mushy ones for sometime :)
@ sanjay well the hands on the clock have startd moving :)
@ jerry thanks!
@ chilla-bong and bharath well you HAVE to tell him that, okay? :)
@ kausum I'm sorry for torturing you guys for so long and am happy that ppl still stop by to read all the love-lorn mushiness. Won't be long I promise :)
@ cacophoenix well he doesn't read it and I'm glad. He'd be so put off with all this mushiness :)
@ sapna thanks and yeah me to :))
@ ashmi hey it is nice to see you back. Thanks for remembering me. Still :)
@ adopted bong you are being too kind.
@ seashells thank you!
@ dreamcatcher thanks...and no way, he does not get to read this :)
@ prometheus_unbound mucho gracias senor!
@ p indeed I am blessed.

11:16 AM  
Blogger J. Alfred Prufrock said...

Eta kintu besh bhalo. Ektu shongkhipto holey aaro bhalo hoto.
And you get bonus points for Jim Croce.

J.A.P.

1:23 PM  
Anonymous kevin said...

amazing !!!! one of the best i have read in recent times...

12:09 AM  
Blogger Shirsha said...

ouch, how much longer?

12:37 AM  
Blogger Aparna said...

Yes... :) it all adds up :)

1:12 AM  
Blogger Priya said...

ahaa, shaat shaat, kandey na baby ;). You have been linked. Now go read!

4:18 AM  
Anonymous Grafx said...

sniff thats exactly how i feel.. and i havent seen Ed in aaaaaaages!!!this just made me bawl.

:(

4:36 AM  
Blogger M (tread softly upon) said...

@ JAP yeah I know, but brevity does not seem like my forte. But thanks for stopping by.
@ kevin thank you very much :)
@ shirsha don't worry....it is curtains for the soppiness.
@ aparna yes it does.
@ priya thankoo ma'm. For the shaat shaat and the sisterhood thingy :)
@ grafx oops...cheer up. It won't be long.

7:34 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Does B know how lucky he is? You should let him read this.

9:44 AM  
Blogger Little Miss Muffet said...

that was beautiful...lovely in fact..

12:55 PM  
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2:04 PM  
Blogger Truth Fairy said...

Awww! That was too good! :-)
I hope he comes back soon babe!

2:04 PM  
Blogger Born a Libran said...

Nicely written... I hope he is already back... :) Came looking for photographs... Got a poem on the other side... :)

2:42 PM  
Blogger Bharath Hemachandran said...

I dont' think either of us have to tell him anything M... u should let him read all this stuff.... but then none of my senti stuff seemed to have the effect I wanted on my babe.

She jus said.. oh so sweet :(

B the same?

3:30 PM  
Blogger qsg said...

Wow... It's so great to find a love like this! Absolutely wonderful. I am filled with envy and happiness at the same time! Hope you guys are together again soon! You both obviously deserve to be together! Keep smiling and best of luck always - couples like you give me hope! :)

Great post!

6:23 PM  
Blogger Bonatellis06 said...

umm ... have u been reading M&B or wot??? very 6teenish ...

but also makes one realise how he is missing out on the finer aspects of life ;-) ... if u know what i mean ...

1:12 AM  
Anonymous vuttaa said...

korecho jhagra, diyecho byagra
aar kathay kathay gNuto..

ekhon beeroHo, bose bose bhabo,
jodi UN-DO kora jeto!?!


PS: trying to play the devil's advocate. no offense plz!

2:45 AM  
Blogger M (tread softly upon) said...

@ anon I'm sure he does :) and he ought to even without having to read this.
@ little miss muffet thank you and also thanks for stopping by.
@ truth fairy thanks :)
@ born a libran I'm sorry to disappoint but I usually don't post photos here.
@ bharath LOL....I guess so. He'd wouldn't know what to say. But then it would be really weird to have two people spouting senti stuff don't you think?
@ qsg thanks sweetie and yes, there's always hope :)
@ illuminati this was even without the influence of M&Bs. Imagine what it would have been otherwise :)
@ vuttaa no offense taken :) Although the jhogra/ byagra/ gNuto was totally off the mark :)

7:46 AM  
Anonymous shub said...

Loved this post! ANd the one after this! :-)
Beautiful stuff!

4:10 AM  

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