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To My Heart Great Questions

© By Ency Bearis The poet's poem was chosen as a 'Best Entry' and among eight (Best Entry) poems, altogether, out of 24 entries in ILA Magazine's 'Heart Challenge', offered last week: "Your heart has just scheduled a meeting with you. What's on your heart's agenda that needs to be discussed?" Poets were required to write a poem as if in deep conversation with their heart, and also required to apply at least one of the vocabulary words (from a previous and separate post), inserted into their poem.

Maybe it was love at first sight
Upon love touched my heart outright
When I met a winsome lady
At once, my heart beats rapidly
Like bell's tintinnabulation
Seemed sign, go on love that maiden.

In a sense, to pursue her love
I hesitated, I think of
If I open my chest widely
Give you, my heart, to her wholly
Possibly she will love me then
But without you, my heart, what then?

As I'd given you, my heart, to her
Will I still be alive thereafter?
Those were, to my heart great questions
I felt my heart's bouncing pulsations
Somewhat my heart replied seemingly
Strong pulse I heard like guffaw loudly

Yet, I pursued her love. When my heart said:
"She's so winsome, go on don't be afraid.
I like her too, she's definitely so sweet,
and I know she'll let your life be complete."
I said okay, I'll follow your great advice
My lady agreed for frequent dates, she's nice.

We dated for many times, and ever since
However, I am losing my patience
For she hasn't agreed to love me though
My heart said, "Patience is a virtue."
"Okay," I said to my heart, "I'll be patient
Not to have heartache, not to be a patient."

I asked for her love continuously
I sensed she will love me totally
But she has no positive answer yet
Then my heart says, "Be patient, don't forget."
And finally, my love and her love rhymes
Because she loved me, and it is sublime.

My heart told me, "See, I'm your heart, a good heart.
My impulse to be followed by you from start.
I will not let you be in great trouble.
Never let you be to love, in struggle."
My heart's present instincts, I took, I valued
I always acknowledge my heart with thank you.

To My Heart Great Questions
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