Three Words

Three Words

 Three Words!

I can’t tell you how much

I love you in three words.

Or even kiss you, with the thought of…

how much it fills my heart.

For the kiss, would consume us both

and the thought would seal

into another form of one.

I can only show you in pieces disguised,

as a kiss, a hug, a glance, a tear, a smile,

a soft touch on your hand and…

hope that…it will be enough.

By Celeste Duckworth
Copyright © 2010

About The Author

C. Stene Duckworth

Celeste S. Duckworth is the President/Publisher at VertiKal Life Magazine. A very prolific writer with six published poems and two books, "It's You," a collection of Love Poems, and "The Lucy Project," a Science Fiction Thriller that takes place in the near future. One poem, "An Oasis in the Desert," was commissioned by The Phoenix Arts Council and hangs on the wall at the Maryvale Community Pool House in Phoenix, Arizona. Born and raised in California she loves to travel and has lived abroad in Ireland for a few years. Asked where she gets her inspiration to write she said, "Sometimes it could be a conversation, something I see or just meditating. The poems or the stories just come, and it helps to have a vivid imagination!'

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