Your browser does not support script



Oklahoma

Hot Sections...

  Loc. News 0
  Events 209
  Poetry 734

Personals...

  Adults 162
  Military 7
  Teens 4
  New Posts 2

Groups/Orgs...

  Adult 26
  Family 11
  Teen 1
  College 1
  Military 2
  Recovery 0

  Clergy 27

  Shops 6

  Services 41

  Notices 5

Local Web...

  EGroups 2
  Resources 0
  Activists 0

Total Area Resources
1,240

Sponsors 14








 Page: Profile: Poetry   Total Views: 11,076,086  



Poem Specs

VxPoem ID: 40217

Category:
personal_life

Posted: May 17th. 2011 9:52:36 PM

Views: 560

Wendy

by Phronesus Disegno

Age Group: Adult



Love in platonic innocence,
Two like souls once combine;
No worries of the everyday life,
A friend who loves, is mine.

And then we grow some more, and more,
Elementary school has passed,
Becoming separated thoughts --
Somehow, someway, they last.

The middle school and high school paths
Our younger selves grew wise:
New friends, new thoughts, identities;
Still distinguishing truth from lies.

My love for men established then,
Your love for "love", that's you --
But what is love, exactly, when
Any love there is, is true?

And twenty years have passed since then,
Adulthood captured us all --
With each our separate lives apart,
Life lessons rise and fall;

One day we are adults in time
Remembering things once passed
And now, today, like yesterday
We meet again at last.

We each have separate everyday lives,
Still, you're a friend of mine.
Though different reasons we each pursue
Our souls and paths combine.

For who you were and who I was
We both are still today
The friendship everlasting hearts
Though separate, it's the way.

And something brought us here again,
It all makes perfect sense --
Though different, our like souls combine
Platonic innocence.

And as adults from childhood years
This one thing I must say:
Without each other's trusted care,
I'd never know the way.

Inside I want to shrivel up
And hide from this cruel world
To be forgotten evermore
Faith comes from one young girl...

(now we're barely 40-plus
And remember our younger years
You said that I was "good, " not "bad, "
The thought brings me to tears.

(Healing tears.)

So thank you, friend, of years long passed
Your example I aspire to be;
'Cause I remembered you, my friend,
And... somehow... you remembered me.




Author's Notes: When a gay boy (underage, less than 18 for sure, ME back then) who doesn't even know he is gay because he hasn't event reached puberty falls in love with an elementary school girlfriend (Wendy) , only to learn for the first time twenty years after high school graduation that she is bisexual and understands what LOVE FOR ANOTHER HUMAN BEING TRULY MEANS, it's an incredible experience. I am that gay boy, and this poem is dedicated to Wendy. Let it be known to Wendy's WIFE that I shall never have any inappropriate designes on Wendy, that would be ridiculous and would violate my own personal code of conduct. I only said that for clarification, but they both know that. Besides, I have a husband of my own whom I love very very much.

There is no competition. I have a husband, and she has a very loving wife. And yet, somehow, the love in a platonic sense remains after all of these years. It is the most amazingly platonic sensation I have EVER sensed in my life. Interestingly, there are no sexual feelings attached. She's more like I have a SISTER that I always wanted.

At this moment in time while writing this, the Oklahoma clouds of forthcoming severe weather are blowing through my open window. It's the most mysterious time of the year (April through June, and sometimes December) .

Wendy, thank you for believing in me. I can't be whom I want to be for you in all respects, but I can be some smaller part of that. I am just glad the past was worth the present. You bring joy into my life.


Author's Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
More Poems: Phronesus Disegno has posted 627 additional poems- View them?
Author's Profile: To learn more about Phronesus Disegno - Click HERE
Contact Me Via Email...

Email Invites Note: Yes! I have opted to receive invites to Pagan events, groups, and commercial sales

To send a private email message to Phronesus Disegno...

Disclaimer: The Witches' Voice inc does not verify the accuracy of the details stated in this listing, nor do we vouch for the value of the goods or services presented here... As with all contacts and financial dealings in cyberspace, we encourage you to use caution and wisdom in your dealings with strangers.

Political Statements: Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren's Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches' Voice, Inc. TWV is a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization.


State/Country flags created by 3dflags.com and are used with permission

Pagan Essays
1996-2014





Pagan Web
8,000 Links





Pagan Groups
Local Covens etc.





Pagan/Witch
80,000 Profiles














Home - TWV Logos - Email US - Privacy
News and Information

Chapters: Pagan/Heathen Basics - Pagan BOOKS - Traditions, Paths & Religions - Popular Pagan Holidays - TV & Movies - Cats of the Craft - Festival Reviews - Festival Tips - White Pages (Resources) - Issues/Concerns - West Memphis 3 - Witch Hunts - Pagan Protection Tips - Healing Planet Earth

Your Voices: Adult Essays - Young Pagan Essays - Pagan Perspectives (On Hold) - WitchWars: Fire in the Craft - Gay Pagan - Pagan Parenting - Military - Pagan Passages

Pagan Music: Pagan Musicians - Bardic Circle at WitchVox - Free Music from TWV

Vox Central: About TWV - Wren: Words, Wrants and Wramblings - Guest Rants - Past Surveys - A Quest for Unity

Weekly Updates: Click HERE for an index of our weekly updates for the past 6 years

W.O.T.W. - World-Wide Networking

Your Town: A Link to YOUR Area Page (The largest listing of Witches, Pagans, Heathens and Wiccans on the Planet)

VoxLinks: The Pagan Web: 8,000 Listings

Your Witchvox Account: Log in Now - Create New Account - Request New Password - Log in Problems

Personal Listings: Pagan Clergy in Your Town - Adult Pagans - Young Pagans - Military Pagans

Events: Circles, Gatherings, Workshops & Festivals

Covens/Groups/Orgs: Local Groups Main Page

Other LOCAL Resources: Local Shops - Regional Sites - Local Notices - Global/National Notices - Local Skills & Services - Local Egroups - Political Freedom Fighters

Pagan Shopping: Online Shops Index - Original Crafters Sites - Auction Sites - Pagan Wholesalers - Pagan Local Shops



Web Site Content (including: text - graphics - html - look & feel)
Copyright 1997-2014 The Witches' Voice Inc. All rights reserved
Note: Authors & Artists retain the copyright for their work(s) on this website.
Unauthorized reproduction without prior permission is a violation of copyright laws.

Website structure, evolution and php coding by Fritz Jung on a Macintosh G5.

Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren’s Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches’ Voice, Inc. TWV is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization.

Sponsorship: Visit the Witches' Voice Sponsor Page for info on how you
can help support this Community Resource. Donations ARE Tax Deductible.
The Witches' Voice carries a 501(c)(3) certificate and a Federal Tax ID.

Mail Us: The Witches' Voice Inc., P.O. Box 341018, Tampa, Florida 33694-1018 U.S.A.
Log in...

Your Email:


Password:


Stay In?

Create Account

GET Password

GET Help

Poem Search







VoxLinks:

The Pagan Web

Listings:

2,390