The City of Love

I wish I could have taken you to Paris,
We could have sat on the steps of Montmartre,
Beneath the shade of Sacre-Coeur,
As we looked down upon the city under our feet,
Every side street an artery pumping life stemming from the heart of Notre-Dame,
And from up here, we’ll see eye to eye with the Eiffel tower,
As every old lane way crumbles to the power of our love,
We could have strolled down the Champs-Élysées,
And I would lift the Arc De Triomphe upon my shoulders,
Telling you stories from within the vaults of the Louvre,
As we held hands when the sun set and the night got colder.

But you, never existed, or maybe you could have,
Maybe just a figment of my imagination,
A Da Vinci instigated inspiration,
An artwork hidden with the gardens of Versailles type creation,
Somewhere – stored within the hedge mazes of my dreams,
Waiting to be brought to life like the Seine in the Paris night,
Like the colours of stained glass in the morning light,
I know you are out there,
I’m just having trouble finding you,
But when I do, I promise… I’ll take you to Paris.

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23 Comments Add yours

  1. sarahngima77 says:

    Notre-Dame
    Reminds me of Danielle Steel books
    Kudos

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  2. Colors of Sky says:

    Shhh . Amazing page amazing pics !

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  3. andysmerdon says:

    Love Paris and this poem, Thanks for sharing 🙂

    Liked by 3 people

  4. It is, after all, a city full of romance. 🍓

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  5. daramemon says:

    Why does every beloved want to go to Paris when Paris lives in his her eyes

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  6. Pratyusha says:

    I am loving reading every post of yours! Keep writing 🙂

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  7. Lady CAS says:

    You have a gift!

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  8. I hope to still be here the day you write about when you take her to Paris. What a lovely poem… I’m a fan already.

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  9. Reblogged this on myldrwithafrenchman and commented:
    How I wish I could’ve been her. 🙂
    Not her for you in this poem but “her” for the man that I’m longing for… who else but my Frenchie…
    I believe that there is a “perfect pairing” for every love story, every romantic novel, every amorous poem ever written. This could be the story of every person reading it… thanks for opening this portal so we may have a glimpse… even for just a moment… I can almost taste it. I can’t wait to be back… to the City of Love.

    You write so well. 🙂

    Grosses bises ❤ Etoile

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  10. Really awesome, city of love and your writing too. Thanks for sharing and follow my blog. If you don’t mind then please do a fever on me as you probably follow my WordPress.com blog which I have migrated to tuneupsuccess.com self hosted. So requesting to follow there so that I can be on touch with you and your beautiful blog too regularly .

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  11. Beautiful writing, really effortless. Reminds me of my times I’ve spent in Paris.
    “Sacre-Coeur” means “Sacred Heart” in French, did you know? 🙂

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  12. I love what you wrote. Paris is purely the city of Love. Who don’t want to walk down the old streets of Paris. My Paris, I adore! Thank you for posting.

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  13. So Beautiful!🔆 You might have already found Her and maybe taken Her to Paris ?! If not yet, I hope you will soon – when the time is right. ✨Paris is a shelter of Love. La maison de mon âme. 🌠

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  14. hearmorefromgod says:

    Wow! Do you have a way with words! Your imagery is powerful and your English is fantastic.

    Welcome to DailyBiblePrayer! May God bless you with encouragement, direction and protection as you grow in your relationship with Him through the scriptures and spending time in prayer.

    Be sure to click on the scriptures at the bottom to read and see what God will share with you personally. He has given you a gift. May you use it to honor Him. God bless your week.

    – Laura

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