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I wrote this poem one Summers night after having a conversation with a friend of mine about a girl I liked. At the time she was the most amazing woman I had ever met and I found that I could open up to her on anything. I wrote this at about 4. 30 in the morning, after that conversation with my friend.

Coffee Lovers

He smiles to himself,
As he thinks of her,
Sitting alone in her kitchen,
Sipping coffee.
She thinks of him too,
But little does he know it.
Both pass each other every day,
Without passing on the knowledge,
Of their inwardly turned love.
Time and time again it happens,
For who has the courage to say it first,
Or do they just enjoy,
Their secret love affair.
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63 Visitor Comments

I heart heart it. It is about coffee. Yum =]
that poem is great. Abigail. I went through the same thing as your for over 3 years. I didn't tell him for the same reason as you. My feelings for him got so strong that i would get depressed everytime i thought about him or saw him. The other night I just cam out and told him. He told me he doesn't feel the same and surprisingly I'm ok with that. The best thing is that we are still great friends.
I really love your poem. Touch my heart and it is reality. Maybe someone and somewhere there are people going through this. YOU ARE THE BEST.
This is a nice poem by all standards. There is this lady in my neigbourhood. She is very beautiful and calm. We gazed at each other anytime that we happened to meet somewhere. I have some feelings for her, but there is no courage to say, I L. Y
I love this poem because its how i feel and how i think someone else feels. thank you for knowing.
I really liked your poem. Right now I'm going to te exact same situation with one of my best guy friends. I have feelings for him and I can tell he does too, but we both haven't told each other. Your poem has inspired me to try to tell him. Thanks.
This poem really touched me because I am going through the same thing with my best friend. I have loved him for three years but I'm afraid that if I say anything our friendship will be ruined. Thank you for this beautiful poem.
This is an everyday basis for some people,Your Poem is the best.
Loved it
it's short and sweet. left a smile on my face too. =)
I love this poem. Short and sweet. But it relates to me very-well. It's very true.
wonderful, it explained everything i couldnt.
realy moving but so true
I liked your poem. I think the secrete feelings between friends happens more than you think. You spend a lot of time with your friends and its easy for that friendship to move to a more intimate feeling. Dont be affraid to take steps to let that person know that she is lucky enough to have someone care about her.
Hi how are you? I really enjoyed your poem right now I am going through something like that. I don't know if he feels the same way but he just such a great person. This poem really caught my attention it explains what alot of people go through and you're a great poet. Keep Posted
u know what. ur poem is so reaL! GREAT - it happend to me :)) -
I love this poem, for the simple fact I was once in the same position. Then two years later I met with the love of my life and confess my feelings just find out he is married.
Mornings are not enough to express our feelings, but i will always charish the time we share.
I really liked this poem! I can really relate to it. There is a guy that i go to school with, his name is travis and he is a really great guy. We share everything w/each other, we can talk about anything, we get along great. We have admitted to each other that we have feelings for one another but nothing so far as a relationship has happend yet. Today as we were writing notes back and fourth in class, he wrote on s separate sheet of paper saying,"machelle, i love you w/ all of my heart. " He walked me to my last calss and told me that he loved me, and i told him that i loved him,too but i really don't know whats going on with us right now. This poem has really inspired me a lot.
oh my god. that is so cool. i have a ??? and we do that all the time when will i let him take me out???
touche. thanks !
I like ur poem a lot. i understand what u wrote and thats what i was going through 2 years ago with my best friend.
i love your poem its beautifall! i need to do this to a boy but how?? good one!
I'm feeling this poem alot thanks for posting it.
I think this is a great poem! :)
This poem is excellent! I would like to read more poetry from this author.
I just wanted to say that this was the first time I have been on this website and I completely understand everything you said in your poem, it is nice to see that other people think and act like me. your poem was comforting, I enjoyed it.
i really enjoyed your poem. how sad . . . and how true. thanks!
I think this poem was beautifully put.
I adored this poem. It shows that love could be anywhere and with the person we least expect.
aw! cute poem, reminds me of my best friend took us 4 years to finally admit our feelings for each other! i couldnt be happier now were together!
some times you need something like this the realize how much a person means to you, this one is a eye opener, don't you think? thank you well done.
that as a good one,to bad some people in life don't understant that.
I loved this poem! It is a great and cute poem!
Beautiful poem. Reminded me of someone who means a lot to me.
this was an excellent poem and it was told so well.
beautifully put
nice one
Very nice, moved me to deep thoughs of someone special
I loved this poem. It is exactly what my best guy friend and I are going through now.we have feelings for each other but are afraid to admit it.
its a cute poem. =D
I love your poem I can really relate to it .
Your poem is wonderful. I have been in love with my best friend for a long time. I never had the courage to tell him and i don't think i can ever tell him that. I have known him since I was born, we studied together in the same class and we belong to the same gang of friends. Your poem was a sweet consolation; to think that ours is a secret love, never expressed never enjoyed. Thanks
i like your poem because it has a different way of looking at the way people fill
Sometimes the best part of falling in love is the anticipation of what is going to happen. It's especially wonderful when you really care about someone as a friend first and then feel the desire to move forward. This poem captured that magic time.
this poem brings alot of memories back to me ,i met this guy on here i cant get out of my mind,welive so close,to each otherand weprobly pass each other,and never relizing,how strong our feelings r for each other,,,i love it keep them coming
I like it! Very intriguing! If there no title, anybody could say there's really something going on. There's a story in it. The author is good! I wish I could do that. Well, I try.just like you!
I must say that this poem directly identifies with me..It is exactly what I am going through(or think/hope I am).. IT's a great piece of work..
This is a really great poem, it is so beautifull and truthfull. Thanks for sharing that!
Very Very Cool Poem! I don't know what it is about it that I like so just felt..right.I really enjoyed it!
I loved this poem....very very good.
What such true words.....and so clearly and beautifully written.....surely every person has loved in this some stage in their lives.
I can relate to this in so many ways. Keep the heart lines open!
i like the mystery of it all...
I like your poem.
Beautiful, yet also sad. So much goes unsaid, only because we lack the courage to bare our hearts. Is there anyone on earth who could not connect with this poem in some way?
this is a great one
This is very intriguing. I like it.
This is real. So real!

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