“From first a fondness to a friendship,
I have adored you from the start.
Then came pure and sweet affection,
a long embrace and I offered you my heart.”
From my original romantic poem "Until Your Kiss I Savor"
Welcome to Painting You With Words. I am Chris Wood and a Texas boy from Dallas! I have just started writing poetry again in the last several years. My recent years have been spent in the consulting world related to web applications, streaming media and software technology. I also served at Southern Methodist University in Dallas for 12 wonderful years as a full time university chaplain and minister. Most of my close friends tell me that I probably get a little too clever sometimes for my own good! I will do my best to write from my heart. I hope you enjoy my original poetry.
I will be sharing my original poetry and possibly spotlighting the works of other contemporary poets.
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