Ah! You are not tame, my Beloved, nor do you play games,
But though you are wild, you can also be as mild as a child
And gentle as the Dove, though you’re the Lion from above,
So I do not approach you in fear when you are so very near;
With tears of joy in my eyes I lay my head upon your bosom
And sleep in peace and never cease to be thankful for you;
You hold me tight in the might of your nail-pierced arms,
Safe from all harms and alarms, and I am deeply enchanted
In your keep as I reap the blessings of the highest heavens
Leavened with love from above and compassion unending,
And you are always sending me gifts to lift my very spirit,
So how can I thank you, my Lion Lover, but to love you, too?
Note: First published in March of this year, now being republished due to some renewed interest as well as for the reading pleasure of new blog-followers (as well as others who may not have yet read this piece!) Blessings to one and all!
46 thoughts on “Wild Love”
Beautiful and what a lion lover of wilderness. Great poem Jonathan
And what free and wild love he gives! Thank you, Kamal!
Yes Jonathan free and wild running heater and skelter.
Ah, yes! The wind blows where she will, and no one knows from where she comes or to where she goes. Amazingly free and untamed!
Yes absolutely true Jonathan.
Jonathan u did not give your expert comments on my post on being calm and peaceful
Oh! I am so sorry, Kamal! Please forgive me… Yes, your post was superb, and very calming and peaceful. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it, my friend. Again, please forgive my oversight. Blessings to you!
Oh it’s completely k Jonathan just that u give superb feedback gives a boost to write more. Thanks for your great words. Happy day to you dear.
And to you, too, Kamal! 🙂
I really loved this poem! It is so so beautiful – well done!
Thank you so very much!
of course – huge fan of awesome poetry 🙂
Yes absolutely wonderful it was.
Beautiful. I love that you put a picture of a tiger. That’s awesome.
Sorry so late in saying ‘thank you.’ I don’t know how I missed your most gracious comment on this piece! All the best to you, as always, w/blessings. 🙂
It’s fine. You are welcome. Thanks for the blessings!
Thank you very much, Sean! Blessings to you!
My pleasure. Blessings to you as well!
Something very unusual. Loved it.
Thank you so much!
Thank you very much!
Reblogged this on Herzzentrale.
*snaps fingers in real life*
Thank you very much, Lee!
So many coincidences are happening to me recently. I wrote a poem about a Spanish friend of mine who reminds me very much of a lion years ago and have just found it again. Will post in some day soon. The first post I have read this morning is yours and low and behold – it is a lion! Thanks for sharing – I really enjoyed this! 🙂
Wow! That IS a coincidence… Thank you, too. I’m glad you enjoyed this piece. Blessings to you!
The picture of the Lion drives the concept of the poem
Yes, I was quite fortunate to find such an appropriate photo on Pixabay (which has literally over 900,000 copyright-free photos from which to choose!) Thank you for you gracious comment. All the best to you w/blessings!
Thank you so much!
This brought a smile to my face, lovely poem!
Thank you! I’m glad to know it did! 🙂
Such a delight reading your poetry!!! Beautifully written ❤
Thank you so very much! 🙂
A lion from above, as gentle as dove. Safely held in His bosom. Great image, feeling so protected!
Me too! And I’m so thankful I found that image on Pixabay… They have thousands of copyright-free images from which to choose. Thank you for your most gracious words, and as always, blessings to you! 🙂
I remember to join them in order to use, I had to upload certain numbers of my photos. Imagine that they get 6 photos from each user, doesn’t take long to collect that many to share!
No, the photos would accumulate very quickly, indeed!
Beautiful! Thank you.
Thank you so much for your gracious comment!