Cherish

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With eyes locked
And my heart open wide
I promise to you
All that I am, will ever be
Admitting honestly
Whatever this is
I cherish our road, completely

***Let me apologize for the cheese factor in this poem for those who may be skeptical of finding love. I know it sounds like a five and dime wedding vow to some, but it just came pouring out of me 5 minutes ago. After reflecting over the words, my heart knows best, so I will share the poem in hopes that it brings a smile. For me, the only path worth walking is towards love in any form, but most importantly the one you’re craving, always.

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34 thoughts on “Cherish

  1. This is beautiful, and we finally get to see the real Audrey Dawn πŸ™‚
    The greatest thing in any relationship is to realize “Whatever this is, I cherish our road, completely”
    Very, very cool πŸ™‚

    • I think the Texan Cool Dawn has a monopoly on cool πŸ™‚ Beautiful, soulful work ~ and we can see more of it as you’ve now shown this side of your talent ~

    • You’re just buttering me up, Randall. I’m on to you… πŸ˜‰ The problem with seeing more of this side of me is I will be written off as another writer for Hallmark, which is a fine company don’t get me wrong, but I feel like a bit of a clichΓ© when I open myself up to this sort of expression. After rereading what I wrote I sound like a cynic on the subject of love, but I don’t feel that way. I think I’m just extremely bashful about showing more than just words…I know when I sound robotic and when I don’t with my own poetry…you’ve proven to see through it, as well, Cowboy.

  2. Hey you, if this is cheese then it must be a fine french cheese, like a Camembert, Brie de Meaux or a Roquefort. The kind to be savored and tasted with a nice glass of red. Let’s make it French as well. How about a Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot (these are french wines, right)?
    You silly girl Audrey. This isn’t just any old cheese. It’s lovely.
    πŸ™‚ ❀

  3. Now, if you wrote this poem on a greeting card with a big, curvy font and decorated it with a bunch of flowers, then you’d be bringing the cheese. But I like the message of the poem, and it’s not cheesy to pour out words from the heart.

  4. You know, I have a VERY good cheese detector (I actually refer to it as my “corn-o-meter” or ‘corniness meter’). All that to say, I’m not getting a reading on this post at all–your poem has passed through no easy test!

  5. Hey, I love cheese. *munches on some Gouda*
    Oh… that cheese. *puts Gouda back in fridge* I mean, you’ve written this quite well; it’s your unique take on the idea. If it just came pouring out of you, then there’s a reason. Your heart certainly does know best. πŸ˜‰

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