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A Longing for Springtime

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A Longing for Springtime

How beautiful our love was
In the springtime of our lives.
How tender was your touch—
Your fingers caressed my body
As softly as a willow’s leaves
Brush the waters of a still lake
In the wake of a soft breeze—
I felt each ripple spread 
Outward over me,
Consuming me with 
The pulse of your passion.
The vessel I use to contain these 
Precious memories keeps longing 
To return to our springtime,
Where time stood still and our hearts
Remained impenetrable 
To the outside world. 
How cold this winter has become.

For Chris D. Aechtner's Free Verse for Winter Contest

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  1. Date: 12/16/2011 8:55:00 AM
    Beautifully woven; love with the passing season. Wonderful thread to keep me wandering through! :)

  1. Date: 2/25/2011 11:38:00 AM
    Congratulations Connie, on your well deserved win in Chris D. Aechtner's contest " Free Verse For Winter". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/19/2011 12:44:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 2/19/2011 12:26:00 AM
    Connie, I congratulate you for winning in Chris's contest with this fine write. I knew the first time I read this it had promise.

  1. Date: 2/18/2011 6:30:00 PM
    CONGRATULAIONS, my good friend Connie. So happy to see this gem in the winners' circle!

  1. Date: 2/18/2011 5:42:00 PM
    Congratulations on the well deserved win in the contest of Chris, Connie

  1. Date: 2/18/2011 4:43:00 PM
    Lovely nice to read something of yours again..congrats on your win..there are some great lines in this one. BG

  1. Date: 2/18/2011 2:18:00 PM
    Nice win her Connie long time no HUG! Congrad's dear...Light & Love

  1. Date: 2/18/2011 2:17:00 PM
    Super congrats Connie :) I really liked reading this wonderful poem the first time and so happy to see this among the winners :) hugs to you - Connie :)

  1. Date: 2/18/2011 12:16:00 PM
    Great job Connie in Chris' inspiring contest, with this worthy poem's seventh place honored win. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 2/18/2011 10:26:00 AM
    Connie, Congratulations on your win in Chris's contest with this wonderful free verse. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 2/18/2011 9:28:00 AM
    Connie, thank you for entering your great poem in my contest! I enjoyed the yearning imagery here~Chris

  1. Date: 2/18/2011 8:55:00 AM
    Cool Congrats Connie my friend on your wonderful win in the Winter Free Verse contest with this excellent entry luv... enjoy another grand sweet success my friend.. hope all is going much better now..luv..

  1. Date: 2/15/2011 10:08:00 PM
    OH, my Connie, you outdid yourself. I really love the way you do romance and free verse style to boot. a Fave on this one!

  1. Date: 2/14/2011 4:08:00 AM
    Welcome back, Connie. It's so nice to see you posting again. I hope your husband is doing better now. Indeed, the cold winter has had a chilling effect on many hearts. Looking forward to spring and trying to keep hope alive. Happy Valentine's Day, dear. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 2/13/2011 10:28:00 PM
    Hi Connie :) I sure was smiling when I saw you had a new write here :) and your poem is really beautiful and it is definitely a different approach-- really enjoyed how you focus on spring, and of how much it means to you when it came to love-- I think it made it effective to see how cold winter is-- wish you the best in Chris' contest :) hugs to you-- nikko :)

  1. Date: 2/13/2011 8:35:00 PM
    A beauty..well done. the lat line says it all...BG

  1. Date: 2/13/2011 8:08:00 PM
    wonderful. love it, best of luck in the contest

  1. Date: 2/13/2011 7:17:00 PM
    A decently descriptive work that is simply worded for easy reading.