I WANT

I want
to be the one
you chase in your dreams

I want
to fill your head with nothing
but thoughts of me

I want
you to write my name
over and over and over

I want
you to struggle to compose
love poems to me

I want
you to break every rule
and law to come find me.

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Dori Owen

Dori Owen is a storyteller, writing from small town Arizona, after living a few decades in California as an LA Wild Child, with a brief stop in Reno. She settled into grownup life as a project manager, collecting an MBA and a few husbands along the way. She is a shown artist and her favorite pastime is upcycling old furniture and decor she finds from thrift stores. She lives with her rescued terrier, Olivia Twist, and the cat who came to visit but stayed. The love of her life is her grown son who lives in Portland, Oregon. Her essays and poems have been published in RAW&UNFILTERED VOL I, StigmaFighters Vol 2, and Love Notes From Humanity. Her blogs have been featured on The Lithium Chronicles, Open Thought Vortex, Sudden Denouement, and The Mighty.

11 thoughts on “I WANT

  1. Susan P. BlevinsSusan P. Blevins Reply

    Beautiful, and it triggered a dormant yearning in me I had told myself had left for ever!
    Thank you for this.
    You always just nail it Dori!
    Love you,
    S xo

    1. Dori OwenDori Owen Reply

      Dang, girl, I was just thinking about you! I miss you and your wonderful writing! LOL I just saw these comments and thought ooops….maybe reply would be nice 🙂 So wonderful to see you right on top! xoD.

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