THE ENDLESS WISH

By Charles Robert Lindholm

there are always greener pastures              

      there are always bigger fish                         

      bigger, better, different                            

      it’s called “the endless wish”                             

                                   

      an endless wish for fantasy                          

      and romance on demand                          

      you still believe in magic                           

      and the perfect life you planned                           

                                   

      your prince or princess lives                        

      and someday you will meet                            

      she’ll kiss a frog, prince charming                        

      he’ll put glass slippers on her feet                             

                                   

      you think you’ve finally found them                        

      your fantasy come true                         

      all the things you dream of                          

      a perfect love for you                         

                                   

      the magic’s unmistakeable                            

      in the passion of their kiss                         

      you know that this was meant to be                         

      and plan on wedded bliss                             

                                   

      everything is wonderful                        

      ’til life starts closing in                          

      the mind again is sober                        

      and the magic’s wearing thin                         

                                   

      you thought you found the perfect one                            

      but again it’s just a trick                          

      no sorrow, guilt or feeling trapped                        

      your exit must be quick                        

                                   

      the reasons you discover                             

      help to mend your pride                        

      the endless wish is working                          

      to ease the pain inside                        

                                   

      the quest goes on and on and on                            

      while lives and loves are shattered                        

      the “prize of love” is what you want                             

      but the person never mattered                        

                                   

      true love is demanding                         

      contentment always sweet                             

      “the endless wish” is empty                          

      always incomplete

Copyright © 2017 Charles Robert Lindholm – all rights reserved

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16 thoughts on “THE ENDLESS WISH

    1. Now You My Dear are very insightful!! Thank You for that wise comment! Yes, True Love is hard work through the ups and downs, the sickness and health, rich or poor. It takes a Love of the person with all their faults and warts! My personal belief that the ’til death do us part is more of a statement from the heart and soul rather than the rigid, short sighted beliefs of society and its organizations. Just Me.

      Thank You for visiting and Your lovely comment. Your continued support is so appreciated!!!
      Chuck

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      1. No, it’s not just you. Pure love is rare these days. Now it’s all about showing it to the world more than actually feeling it. For me it’s simple. If you love someone and want to be with that person for the rest of your life, you’ll do it (assuming the feelings are mutual, of course)😁 You’ll go through all the ups and downs, the good and the bad etc. and work it out. No second thoughts about that.

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    1. Thank You! Yes, dangerous indeed! Well, settling down might not be quite what You meant but I understand! Giving up on some unrealistic dreams that have been sold to us, perhaps? Actually, the endless wish can pop up at anytime I guess, even after one is married and thinks that they are losing out on “Greener pastures, bigger fish”. True Love is a daily choice we make each day isn’t it?

      As Always, My Friend! Thank you so much for your everyday support of me and my writing! Your Friendship is important to me
      Chuck

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      1. Your words ring true. True love is indeed a daily choice. Even true love can’t survive without our constant assuring and hope. And I did mean, unrealistic dreams, when I said, unending wish. Always glad to spread some love!

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