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2009 Poetry Theme Challenges

#2 Valentine




The second theme challenge for the New Year of 2009 deals with love. We are approaching Valentines Day so use your imagination and let your lover know of your dreams and feelings. Try combining both challenges together as an added token of your love, in poetry or prose.

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Valentine
Challenge Replies



Maryse Achong

Valentine's Day Frenzy

Divena Collins

Please No Valentine Cards
To My Husband With Love
Valentine Hearts

Lorainne Dafney

Red Ribbons

Jem Farmer

A Valentine Kiss

Judie Gelling

On Valentine's Day

Promise of Love

Deborah Gordon

Memories

Ryter Roethicle

Blue Eyes Crying
Devotion
Fantasy Island
Forgive Me
Noon Til Three
Valentine

Nia Wynne

Dream On
Happy Face

Maryse and Willow

Two Love Poems



Maryse Achong

Valentine's Day Frenzy

Valentine's Day, the store owner's dream come true,
The flower and candy shops do a brisk trade;
'Everybody loves somebody' today ,but
It's a passing phase.

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Lorainne Dafney

Red Ribbons

Lovely
love letters wrapped
in red ribbons upon
a lace doily await my love
for you

For you,
alone have my
heart and always will my
love, and sharing life with you is
joyful

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Divena Collins

Please No Valentine Cards

No rose bouquets for me
dont want to wine or dine
just a box of chocolates
those will do me just fine.
please no valentine cards,
folk may think I`m absurd
I just prefer lots of cuddles in bed
`cos actions speak louder than words.

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To My Husband With Love

Yesterdays finished, lost and gone
only lifes memories linger on,
some happy. sad, good,and bad
the up`s and downs in life we had.

The seasons come, the seasons go
the summer sun, the winter snow,
a soft and gentle breath of spring
and gusty wind the autumn brings.

In harmony we tread the path of dreams
affection grows on the way it seems,
cherishing, caring, our own sweet way
loving each other more each day.

When life outlives it`s strength my dear
the day of judgements drawing near,
life will continue, life will go on,
part of us. through our sons,reborne.

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Valentine Hearts

Where are ye going to,fair young maide
on this moonlit Saint Valentines eve,
Oh where, I most fondly perceive,
I`m off kind sire,to green grass glade
`fore the light of the moon doth fade;
for there my love, I will you receive
by the glade, we may interweave,
refrains,of soft breezes hath played.

For we shall taste fine fruits of love,
and drinketh of sweet honeyed mead
where cupids dart,doth pierce with speed,
`neath the beams of the moon above;
amorous feelings of love are free`d,
whilst two Valentine hearts concede.

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Jem Farmer

A Valentine Kiss

I feel your love every day,
the light of life, my only sun,
to turn back time is all I ask,
my wish, if I could have but one.

Unravel the pages of time,
let the past turn and be undone,
so I can see my love again,
my wish, if I could have but one.

Let us embrace beneath the moon,
read poetry until it's dun,
share the joys of life's adventure,
my wish, if I could have but one.

Instead my voice trails on the wind,
my kiss with love on marbled stone,
my rose, if only we could be,
my wish, if I could have but one.

Ich Liebe!

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Judie Gelling

On Valentine’s Day

Chocolate dipped strawberries, an erotic dish
Luxuriate, my lips like a sensual kiss,
As he proposes, a life of wedded bliss
On Valentine's Day

My love, I ask of you forever be mine
With our minds together, we dream so divine
His soul it sang out as his voice it did shine
On Valentine's Day.

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Promise of Love

What happened that day the telephone rang?
Your voice was loud, but your pain even louder
You promised to love me forever, and then
You kissed me goodbye

It happened that day the telephone rang
I promised to love you forever, and then
In silence I stood, with a tear in my eye
And waved you goodbye

Where did you go that day the telephone rang?
When the horizon stretched far and beyond,
The day we made our forever promise
Whilst saying goodbye.

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Deborah Gordon

Memories

- To memories that creep
That speak of love, of silences and sleep
To steady us in every part
We'll come to know; the slowing of ones heart.

And so they'd dwell inside of us, If all be mild
- A flame so wild
So precious, and so bright my child.

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Ryter Roethicle

Blue Eyes Crying

"In the twilight glow I see her
Blue eyes crying in the rain
When we kissed goodbye and parted
I knew we'd never meet again"


In the twilight glow I see her
Clouded skies have hid the sun
Knowing she has gone forever
I don't regret what we'd begun.

Blue eyes crying in the rain
I know I must go on, still
How I wish I could stop the pain
But I love her and I always will.

When we kissed goodbye and parted
As you lay there in my arms
Leaving me broken hearted
But ever faithful to your charms.

I knew we'd never meet again
But in my soul you have remained
Knowing we will meet in Heaven
And will have our love reclaimed.

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Devotion

Admire the wind, and the view of peaks and such A sight seen rare, by very few. Heaven gave me This crutch in life. My desire is that it could Be viewed by two. At love I clutch suddenly. Not fear of heights But fear of love. No longer feared of what I knew But fear of what I don't know and love made me Approach you like this.

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Fantasy Island

Let me take you to a place where we can live
Our love, our hopes and our dreams. A place where we
Can live in peace, fulfilling our fantasies.
Fantasy Island.

On that island is only pleasure and love
There we will love and make love from wake to sleep
And in that sleep peace will come, the peace only
Love, true love, can bring.

We can stay a week, or a month, perhaps a year
Starting right now close your eyes and feel my kiss
And with that kiss, surrender yourself to me
For Eternity.

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Forgive Me

Forgive my arms, they find joy in holding you
Forgive my lips, they find joy in kissing you
Forgive my heart, it finds joy in loving you
Should I be sorry?

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Noon Til Three

I want you I said looking into her eyes
And I want you she said looking back.
The bar was full ignoring our sighs
And togetherness we did not lack.

I pulled her close hands holding tight
And made a carnal thought
And for a short time filled with love
My soul was dearly bought.

The bar went still no one moved
And for a while, time was still
And we could do what ever wanted
Our senses we could fill.

"Three hours", I thought, "I have with you"
Three hours was worth the cost.
And drew her even closer to me
For this my soul and life was lost.

On the billiard table in the crowded room
We stripped and kissed and dallied
Uncaring unhurried in our acts of love
Of the audience round which we tarried.

Exploring bodies with eyes and mouths
Touching, feeling our senses reel.
Two bodies searching, joined,
Hungry for a sensuous meal.

But in a while lust lost its place
And deep, deep love took over.
And glistening eyes and tender sighs
Replaced that super nova.

Every single touch every soft caress
Was worth any others lifetime
It was easily bought and easily paid,
She will be my love throughout time.

Everything that was done and said
Now comes rushing back to me.
Those three hours of sweet love
Are my treasure for eternity.

When at last the dark men came
To take away their treasure.
They found they could not carry their prize
Loves to heavy for their measure.

But debts I owe and debts I'll pay
And those debts go on and on.
Three hours of love a life of hell
But for you my love is heaven.

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Valentine

I can't think of a sight more beautiful
Than your hair cascading on the pillow.
I have visualised it in my memory
A thousand times in one day, each day
And will each day we are apart until
We meet again and make more memories.
Until then I will play soft romantic music
Dreaming of your hair on the pillow
And write my dreams in words of love.

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Nia Wynne



Dream On

Special ways you make me laugh, helps me dream on.
With strength and charm you give me hope to dream on.
In loyalty and steadfastness I dream on,
Please dream on with me!

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Happy Face

Your smiling face has slowly stolen my heart.
The way your eyes sparkle show me much of joy,
For your happiness is my happiness, too.
Happy face, be mine!

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Maryse and Willow

Two Love Poems

Love Can Hurt

Often when great sorrow rages
Other joys are cast aside,
And although they start new pages
True feelings are locked inside.
And so if love comes a-calling
He may find there's no one there,
At least no one who'll be falling
In love, although they may care.
Though the head says 'time for new starts'
Oft times heart does not agree,
Becomes impervious to darts
Despite Cupid's archery.
But sometimes the heart will give in
Warily to suitor's vow,
But if things don't turn out right then,
Harder next time to allow
Anybody else to encroach,
Easier to close the doors,
No need for reproof or reproach
Or to reopen old sores.

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Do Not Sorrow

Do not sorrow, do not grieve,
nothing true is ever lost
this I do believe.
if flowers are re-born each year,
filling the world with colour and fragrance,
undaunted by cold winter's sway,
why should Love of all things perish
- though it seems to pass away
it will come another day,
just as sacred, just as pure,
full of tender words and laughter,
full of promise, full of joy.
Even death can not destroy
the seeds of an undying thing;
triumphantly it shall rise again,
a phoenix glowing in grey ash.
Sing forth. Love, your joyful paean,
and all the world the loud refrain
of transcendental Beauty,
annealed, made whole,
ascendant over Sorrow's care,
flowers in her wind-blown hair.

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