I Would

Rated 5.00/5 based on 10 reviews
I Would, is a short poem that touches on the difficulties of being in a long distance relationship. Yet, with the difficulties there are always hopes of a reunion on the horizon.
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Words: 520
Language: English
ISBN: 9781301687466
About Robert Zimmermann

Robert has been writing poetry since the eleventh grade. His writing started as impulsive rambling, but soon became a passion. A few years later he attended SUNY Potsdam where he received a B.A. in Creative Writing.
His main focus is poetry, but at times you can find him dabbling in short fiction. Robert has also created the blog A Life Among The Pages, where he posts his writing as well as book reviews.
When he’s not reading or writing, Robert enjoys spending time with his dog, Deuc. Deuc ran out of the woods in August 2011 and they have been inseparable ever since.

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Reviews

Review by: Manisha Singh X on Aug. 02, 2013 :
Hey! VERY Nice.
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Review by: Marion Tucker on July 15, 2013 :
nice poem, it took me on a journey. :)
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Review by: Marcia Carrington on June 25, 2013 :
This is an insightful, and very beautiful poem whose quiet power and meaning startle the reader after finishing it, and bring to mind many varied thoughts, and sensations. Restrained, elegant, and utterly memorable.
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Review by: Suzy Ayers on June 14, 2013 :
Honestly, the cover for me doesn't speak to the poem at all, unless maybe the pain that comes with distance. I have to say this was a beautiful poem; exquisitely written and I actually never re-read anything--this will however remain in my Kindle for just that purpose.

I have to say as well, the best present one could get, is one written in words like this. And to share this pain/love with the world is truly a phenomenal and unique gift on top of it. It's one of my favorites, but there are so many of his works that I love, many of which are not published (this is the 3rd pubbed work I've read), and additional works can be found on his blog.
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Review by: Shanna S on March 03, 2013 :
This is a wonderful poem that exactly conveys the feelings of longing, sadness, and hopefulness you have while being in a long-distance relationship. It was beautiful. I loved it. Highly recommend reading this.
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Review by: Secret Narrative on Feb. 26, 2013 :
‘I would’ closes the distance between three points, separation, longing and connection, each word perfectly selected and placed precisely resulting in a stunning piece to create a wormhole in your soul.
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Review by: S.M. Boyce on Feb. 19, 2013 :
The Short Version
I Would, by Robert Zimmermann, is a poem full of longing and loss. It's a short read—just one poem—but I really enjoyed it. It's the sort of poem you reread, and one I suspect will develop new meaning as you experience new adventures and heartache through life.

The Details
The poem's basic storyline follows the narrator, who is explaining how much he misses someone. It's built in a way that can lend itself to nearly any close relationship, which I liked. It can have multiple meanings depending on your current walk of life.

This is a sad piece that I reread to fully appreciate, and I can definitely empathize with the sense of emptiness the poem creates. It becomes more powerful with each read, which I always admire in a poem.

I don’t want to give away too much more, but here's the bottom line: I really enjoyed this poem. I hope you give it a read and maybe a reread, too, because I like to think you'll enjoy it as well.

The Disclaimer
I received an ARC from the author for an honest review. 4.5 star rating.
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Review by: Cinta Garcia de la Rosa on Feb. 15, 2013 :
I wouldn't have expressed better the longing you feel when you are in a long-distance relationship. Very emotional read.
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Review by: Kristy Atkinson on Feb. 14, 2013 :
A wonderful poem that articulates the struggle of a long distance relationship.
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Review by: Helle Gade on Feb. 14, 2013 :
Anyone who has been or is in a long distant relationship can relate to this poem. The author expertly describes the frustrations and longings in his own quirky way.
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