28 Long Distance Poems - Love Poems for Long Distance Relationships - Page 2
For example, Writing in the third person gives distance to your voice, so try writing in .. (37,41,42), and enhanced social relationships and role functioning (43). According to the NAPT, the definition of Poetry Therapy is the intentional use of. Everything is so confusing / not being able to be with you. / It's making me crazy, / and I don't know what to do. / You mean everything to me. Â All poems have a voice, which can be called aÂ speakerÂ (or in some case Who tells the story, and what relationship does the narrator have to the story?.
Ed Sheeran This is the sad bed of chosen chastity because you are miles and mountains away. Erica Jong What I have with you is worth it. It is worth every lonely night, every tear I cry from missing you, and the pain I feel from not having you close. It is worth it because you are my one and only. When I picture myself years from now, I see only you.
No matter how painful distance can be, not having you in my life would be worse. Unknown In many ways, the art of love is largely the art of persistence. Unknown Love is not finding someone to live with. Rafael Ortiz Your absence has not taught me how to be alone, it merely has shown that when together we cast a single shadow on the wall. Doug Fetherling It cannot countervail the exchange of joy That one short minute gives me in her sight.
Milne - Winnie The Poo I close my eyes, thinking that there is nothing like an embrace after an absence, nothing like fitting my face into the curve of his shoulder and filling my lungs with the scent of him. Jodi Picoult I found that I missed him the more he was absent from my life, and the more I missed him, the more I loved him.
Donna Lynn Hope The value of love is slowly lost when we have way too much. There is just no time to appreciate it. It is in times of separation and distance that you truly understand the meaning of love. Tiffany Health I love no one but you, I have discovered, but you are far away and I am here alone.
And on that same day, hell will freeze over, the sun will burn out and the stars will fall from the sky. Senora Ray Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction. Saint-Exupery Our hours in love have wings; in absence, crutches. Colley Cibbe If you think missing me is hard, you should try missing you.
Unknown Love is begun by time And time qualifies the spark and fire of it. Shakespeare - Hamlet It is a risk to love. Ah, but what if it does? Peter McWilliams The harder the fight, the greater the victory. Chris Burkmenn When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. Henry Ford In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.
It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for. Erica Jong Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood. Helen Keller Slow down.
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Alexandra Stoddard Time is the longest distance between two places. Tennesse Williams Love will travel as far as you let it.
It has no limits.
Kay Knudson I want to be with you. Charles Bukowski I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you. Elizabeth Barrett Browning I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Albert Einstein I wonder why people still underestimate the authenticity of long distance relationships.
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I fell in love with his soul before I could even touch his skin. Be the ones to survive your long distance relationship. Be the inspiration for others to follow. Dee King When something is missing in your life, it usually turns out to be someone. Robert Brault Without a single thought, two hands collide and the world finally makes sense again. Kayla Dawn When we are in love we often doubt that which we most believe.
Get on with living and loving. Leo Buscaglia What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us. Even physicians are reluctant to talk with terminally ill patients about the patient's experience, however, We are all in the dialogue of illness and dying whether or not we are talking about it.
Poetry gives us ways to talk about it. My job as a poetry therapist is to use poetry and voice to help people get access to the wisdom they already have but cannot experience because they cannot find the words in ordinary language. William Carlos Williams was a poet and a physician.
He is credited with making voice the basis of modern poetry. He wrote in his poem Asphodel, That Greeny Flower 1 It is difficult to get the news from poems yet men die miserably every day for lack of what is found there.
Two years ago, I was asked to pair poets with brain cancer patients at UCLA in the Department of Neuro-Oncology, so that the poets could help the patients find the words to articulate their experiences. One patient reported his dilemma following brain surgery to remove his cancer, I felt I lost my edge and then I lost my place but the tragedy is I have so much to say.
Although illness is usually discussed in terms of a patient's symptoms, deficit, or impairment, it is also about how people respond when faced with extreme circumstances and what they have to tell and teach us. Amazing Change We can go through amazing changes when we are faced with knowing we have limited time. After one woman got brain cancer she decided what she wanted was to go to Africa to see the gorillas.
She and her husband and the guides began the long trek through the jungle up the mountains, but the woman was having trouble.
The guides tried to convince her to go back, but she wouldn't. Eventually she won the guides over and everyone was rooting for her but there came a point when she couldn't go on, so she laid down on the grass and when she did, the gorillas came out of the jungle to her.
If you didn't read this poem aloud, do so now. What is your experience of reading this poem? How is it relevant to you? Do you identify with the woman or, perhaps, the husband or the guides or even the gorillas? Can you visualize the images, see the people trekking along, then lying down in the grass? What sounds can you hear?
What is the smell of the jungle? What physical sensations do you feel in your body as the poem unfolds?
What happens to your breathing when you read the last lines? How did the transformation that happened at the end of the poem affect you?
Did you have any associations to the poem about a situation in your own life? Whatever your experiences of reading this poem, they are examples of the ways that poetry works.
In other words poetry has ways of working that get under our skin, which is to say it has ways to get in. All of my professional life, I have used language embodied in voice as part of my medicine.