Sealed with a kiss

Dear love, I know it has been long,
Since I heard from you.
But I know I’ve to be strong,
Though about your well being I’ve no clue.
At times I wish that you didn’t have to be away,
But I understand when duty calls you have to go.
For your safe return I always pray,
I miss you a lot though.
I wish time would stand still,
When you were by my side.
My eyes with tears fill,
My fears I am unable to hide.
But my love, don’t you worry,
I’ll be strong and wait for your return.
Hope time would only hurry,
For to be with you I yearn.
I hope you are safe and sound,
Your presence I miss.
In your hands may this letter be found,
For I am sealing it with a kiss. 
This post has been written for Magpie Tales for the above picture prompt. 

23 responses to “Sealed with a kiss”

  1. Just got round to reading after posting and am chuckling that you and I thought of the same title but with a different bent. Did you think of the song too? It kept running round my mind when I was writing. 😉 Cheers

  2. Other Mary says:

    I wonder how many letters like this have been written over the years?

  3. brudberg says:

    So wonderful to have it sealed with a kiss… (better than sealed with a hiss as I first thought is said)

  4. Katherine says:

    Wonderful… smiles 🙂 (mine was also a wartime love letter)

  5. SWAK ….. fit the photo so well

  6. DeeDee says:

    Beautifully written

  7. Ah…I remember yearning.

  8. Tess Kincaid says:

    A lovely letter…

  9. Lovely… the kind of poem I wish I could write 🙂

  10. A sweet love story.


  11. Truedessa says:

    Well, that is much better than a letter saying good-bye.

  12. A beautiful letter like so many during a time of war…beautiful Reema!

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