Today's poem is by Anthony Walton


Younger than you
might think
though older
than I thought
possible like you
I like sunsets
hiking and movies
and were the
Lord in His
wisdom to bless
me with a
sailboat I am
sure I would enjoy
sailing I like to see
myself as adventurous
a dreamer
willing to take
chances I am nice
looking intelligent
honest shy caring
sensitive and open
minded nothing
to write home
about though you
would not be
or reluctant
to take me
home to your
mother or your
apartment I am
not opposed to
children yours
or ours I am
who I say I
am which is
to say because
you are
reading this

Copyright © 2009 Anthony Walton All rights reserved
from 32 Poems
Reprinted by Verse Daily® with permission

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