‘From wherever I stand I stand to protect you’ by Poet Jordan

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‘From wherever I stand I stand to protect you’

Contents

  1. A moment from a laugh
  2. From wherever I stand I stand to protect you
  3. When I look
  4. Never Sorry
  5. The Crash of the Waves
  6. In Nature
  7. The fallen snow filled hills & fields
  8. the depth of the eye
  9. Standing by the sea
  10. Don’t let the hearts memories fade
  11. I still see your eyes
  12. Like a limpet
  13. The voices may have gone
  14. I wanna
  15. Love is

1. A moment from a laugh

When a laugh
becomes a moment

a moment becomes a feeling

the feeling
you want to feel again and again

so you laugh some more
as your heart never tires
of living that moment time and time again

from the laugh
you start to like more than ever before

over time
the feeling you have
turns to love

& the love felt
is undoubtedly
something to hold on to

forever.


2. From wherever I stand I stand to protect you

From wherever I stand
I stand to protect you

From sea shore to cliffs edge
I will be there
with the steady strong hand
for her and her future

From wherever I stand
I stand beside everything that matters
from a small to grown hearts
I stand to protect

When fallen a hand will be there
to comfort and to care
be fare when the world is not

From where I stand
I stand surrounded in love
love I need to adore and protect.


3. When I look

When I look back
I see the sea where I fell in love

When I look forward
I see the countryside we explored

When I look into my own mind
I see every moment that I loved you

When I see your eyes
my heart sets sail across the sea
(falling in love)

When you stand next to me
the countryside is our world to discover
(exploring our hearts and minds)

When my mind captures your beauty
I am in deep awe and admiration
(because I love you).


4. Never Sorry

Never be sorry
for liking someone who makes you tick
never sick of the sight of someone
who makes the heart erratic and manic
no need to panic when [that] someone is near
as the fear will set in and something silly will be said

Sorry for liking you
however one doesn’t give much of a fuck
as I never will apologies for liking your face
it must show that I have some sort of good taste
if I like what my heart desires is all about you
creating a fire within me wanting you to put it out
so new life can grow from the embers left behind

Sorry it’s not you it’s me
that feels the way that I do but I don’t know what to do
a couple of sherberts and the heart is thrown to you
but you can’t catch for shit so you let it drop to the floor
feeling all sore in the morning I shriek to think
what the sherbert made it me say (via the heart of one’s belief of course)

If I ever say I am sorry for liking you
I’m afraid to say it one big fucking lie
as you fly away in life and in love
I just hope you learn to catch
as my poor battered heart
still is tender and aches
as it beats every day
knowing the clock ticks
& you make me tick
never sick of the sight of you
I will always fight for you.


5. The Crash of the Waves

The crash of the waves
movings sand & stones

the power of the waves
simply undeniable

sounds of the sea so loud
it catches the mind

moving earth & sea
uncovering beauty [Fossils.]
unseen for years

the sea tossing
tussling the stones
uncontrollably
when storms
or seas
batter the shore

the time after
silence falls

silence is great
but the sound of the sea
makes me feel alive
& I strive
to be by the sea

with each roar of every wave
a moments silence
before the wave crashes
to the earth
moving everything in its way
uncovering a little bit more
each and every time

walking away [unwillingly]
the sea continues to crash
but it becomes more silent
as I leave the seas sound behind
yet I know the sea continues to roar
& my heart is never far away
wanting more and more to be by the sea

the crash of the waves
the ebb and the flow
of life
love
and feelings
all by the sea.


6. In Nature

You & I
in nature

I love nature
& I
love you

Beauty
everywhere
all around

Guiding light
from you
& nature

You & I
in nature
growing together.


7. The fallen snow filled hills & fields

Setting out that day
I planned to walk the snow covered hills
penning my thoughts as I walked

(However you called out
& my day was with you)

At the end of day
looking up
I saw the fallen snow filled hill & fields
which I still hadn’t walked

I needed to fill my mind
of thoughts to write
with sights of snow
& the day with you

The sun was setting
still with a warm flask
(& a packet of soup)
I walked
hard
fast
to the summit
the temperature
started to plummet

By the time I reached the top
the sun had set
& I knelt in the snow
drinking my lukewarm soup
with the winter wind picking up
I shivered and quivered
as I looked out at the lights below
the fallen snow filled hills & fields
seemed calm and very still

A day with you
was the warmth I needed
to be up here
& thankful for the day

Time had passed
& the bus wouldn’t wait
I descended back to earth
to rest the weary legs
ready for another day.


8. the depth of the eye

In the depth of the eye
the past can be seen
how deep you go
is up to you

It’s in the eye
the story
the love
you just need to look
a little bit deeper

The blue of the eye
like the depth of the sea
there is so much to say
so much to see
like the depth of the sea

Drawn to the eye
like a moth to a flame
yet without the pain
take in the colour
& look into my eye
to see what you mean
to my heart and I

When I and my eye
catch a glimpse of you
the love and the story
Are complete and true

All for the eye
as I
love you.


9. Standing by the sea

Standing by the sea
I stood seeing the sea
for miles I saw
something of beauty

The wind blew gently
sending a shiver down the spine
but every shiver
was worth being here
seeing the seas beauty
[& of course seeing you]

The sea saved my soul that day
& every day after that

Saving a sinking mind

A soul that was all out at sea

Standing by the sea
with a shiver
it saved me
reminding me
to savour all I have.


10. Don’t let the hearts memories fade

Don’t let the hearts memories fade
the moments the heart rushed with blood
skipping higher than any mountain peak

The moment you and I met eye to eye
a heart pounded with a rush
it instantly became addictive
wanting more and more

Those times engraved on the memory
even after years from the event
once that day is thought of
they still bring a simper smile to the face

Whether the mind just forgets
or the mind starts to unfortunately fade
the hearts memories must be remembered
for as long as they can be

That rush of blood spiked with adrenalin
was love at first sight
when mind and heart just knew
that you were someone to never forget
yet that may be out of the bodies control

For you the memories may have all gone
no need to remember what you and I once shared
with our hearts lay bare then
now the world differs greatly
and the years have just gone by

I remember memories now
that you never would
(or at least I don’t think you would)
but I will never know
as our paths have walked in different ways

Don’t let the hearts memories fade
for as long as they are alive in the heart
it keeps the heart going
whether memories of now, or then.


11. I still see your eyes

I looked into your eyes
& told you that I love you
I still see your eyes
& still do love you

It’ll never be anything new
that I love you
but you may never
love me as I love you

You have my heart gripped
by your beauty
real beauty
that I do truly love

I looked into your eyes
& told you that I love you
I still see your eyes
& still do love you

I look and see your eyes
the ones I spoke to
telling you
I love you
for you
are beauty
that I look to
& still do love you.


12. Like a limpet

The rain fell hard and consistently all day long
but it could never wash away the thoughts of you
like a limpet clinging to a rock I would not let go

Through the cold rain I knew that my thoughts would prevail
like the winds on the shore blowing more and more rain towards the shore
nature was testing my strength but my strength was equal to that of nature

Puddles became ponds and streams become rivers
the flow of the water gaining height and pace
it was the strength and power of the love I have for you

The earth became loose and fell away as water seeped deeper into the ground
my fingers lost grip but but feet stood firm on uncertain ground
digging deeper I had to find the strength to never let go (& that included you)

There was no let up in the rain that day as the skies were heavy
which made the thoughts press harder and the strength I needed drain away
I had to be like the limpet in order for the thoughts of you not to be washed away

When the rain finally eased and the sun started to shine bright in the sky
it was like the rain had never fallen from above to the ground where I stood
like a dream it was now a memory to which made me stronger

I had survived the pounding rain and at the end of it all
the thoughts of you were still with me and hadn’t ebbed away
through everything that was thrown at me I kept you close to my heart and mind.


13. The voices may have gone

The voices aren’t there anymore
when you go back to a place
a place once full of joy
it’s just not the same

No one else remembers
the wonders that place brought to the heart
yet here I stand
remembering every moment
every word that was said
every promise I once told myself

I still hear the voices
as clear as day
like they were yesterday
in a place that let my heart grow
a place that let my heart be me

The voices may have gone
however the memories live on
maybe never knowing
where those voices have ended up
or if we will ever speak again

A voice in a place that only I hear
when stood reminiscing
makes the mind wonder
if more opportunities
should have been taken

The voices may have gone
but I remember.


14. I wanna

I wanna see your eyes
see the depth
& where I need to explore

I wanna know how you feel
when you see me
even if it is a fleeting glance

I wanna be your everything
every day
every week
every minute

I wanna believe in you
I wanna love you

I just wanna
kiss your lips
hold your hips

I wanna dance
without a care in the world
holding your hands

I wanna be your everything
you say
& I will be

I wanna live
like there is no tomorrow
with you
today
& everyday.


15. Love is

Love is everything
devotion is in motion
fondness & friendship
yearning to learn [about you, with you]
my crush, never crushed
I cherish our passion
our ‘weakness’, tenderness
only mad for, you
with you my one soft spot
like a relish you are a delight.