Poem: “I can never”

I can never

seem to get close enough

to you.

Whether me inside of

you or you

surrounding me

the pull is too great and

I cannot seem to

be fulfilled

even though there is

nothing between us

but time.

There is far too much

of you for me to

discover in the short span

of a night

or a life.

copyright 2012 Steven Harz

Published by Steven Harz

Steven Harz was the 2013 winner of the international People's Poetry Contest and is a three-time winner of The Iron Writer Challenge. Steve still writes poetry, but now it rhymes and is put to music - either acoustic with a Martin or electric with a Gretsch. Songwriting influences are: John Prine, Townes Van Zandt, Blze Foley, Jessi Alexander, Tyler Childers, Lori McKenna, Gabe Lee, Luz, Cleto Cordero, Jason Isbell, and of course, Willie and Dolly! Music is available on all streaming platforms - please check it out!

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