For the days after Valentine’s

This is for those who showed the utmost love yesterday,
This is for those that bought/got chocolates and flowers and huge teddy bears,
This is for those that planned the most romantic dinners,
this is for those that treated their loved ones to massages, spa treatments, and breakfasts in bed,
This is for those that had an unforgettable day,
This is for those that felt absolutely special yesterday,
This is for those that are still in a “love coma”

But No.

Because this is really for those that don’t care about Valentine’s day,
Those people who cannot stand the pressure of the day,
Those people who are not able to live up to the perfection that they think Valentine’s is about,
Those people who would rather spend the day watching TV with a glass of wine.

And for those people who believe that Valentine’s day is really about ALL loved ones and sharing love with family and strangers,

But not really.

Because this is actually for all of us;
those who think feb 14th is a special day,
and those who think its just another day of the year,
those who love all year round
and those who love the hardest on this day.

But most importantly, this is for those who were disappointed yesterday,
Who did not spend the day the way they wanted,
Who could not spend the day with who they wanted.

Don’t you worry, tomorrow’s another day.
Love hard everyday in your own unique.


©Adeola Matemilola 2017
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This poem only has six words.

This poem only has six words.
Every sentence the exact same number.
This will hold your every attention.
This will keep me on track.
We don’t need too many words.
It makes the message too befuddled.
All I need, the right words.
To get your heart all fuddled.
I can say I love you.
I can say I miss you.
I want to spend all day.
You make my dark days bright.
Stormy days you can make calm.
With that beautiful smile you have.
Your eyes shining bright with love.
My eyes shining back with love.
The message is really quite simple.
Six words enough to get through.
This poem only has six words.
To keep the message simple and sweet.