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Below is the poem entitled A POEM OF LOVE which was written by poet Walter W. Safar. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Darling, I shall never, never forget
the excitement
your heart had awakened
in my heart.
How gentle it was,
my heart was nearly breaking,
full of elation
from the mixed up feelings of pleasure,
pain, joy, pride and modest sorrow.
How much mercy the Lord had bestowed
upon me,
allowing me to dream of those days,
when we imagined
a better world together,
how to defeat poverty
without changing the direction of the wind.
You know how much love feels
for the destiny
of mankind,
how should I tell you?
(if I'm not wrong) that love is born,
without becoming,
just like a poet
who spent his youth
in the empire of classical shadows.
Darling! I am writing this poem
in faithful service to love.
It is lightened by the sun,
which might shine its light
on all my thoughts of happiness,
in which we shall spend
all of our future years together.

© Walter William Safar

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  1. Date: 12/14/2011 9:32:00 AM
    you have mistakenly entered this in the "english Quintain" contest, please remove it and perhaps you could write an "English Quintain" for the contest please read the contest rules again.

  1. Date: 12/8/2011 1:09:00 PM
    Stopping back to read more of your excellent poetry today Walter. Please continue with your writing and share it with us. Don't forget to enter some of the member contests. Love, Carol

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    Date: 12/14/2011 5:43:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Sweet Carol, Thank..thank you for your kind and warm words of support and suggestion,I am honored to accept your suggestion, From the Heart an Poet yours Walter