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An Island Refuge

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An Island Refuge


They climb to love's peak outlined in soft light,
as eager waves dance over muffled sighs -
their tropical song sways through balmy night.

An amorous kiss, each swoon at the sight
of a breathtaking moon sunken to spy.
They climb to love's peak outlined in soft light.

Bathed in silver tide, hearts pound without fright;
island breezes blow, bright stars blink on high -
their tropical song flows through balmy night.

A full moon flies free, descended from heights,
to impassion souls spread in wings of sky;
they climb to love's peak outlined in soft light.

Whispers in smooth sand, new music to write.
Down on bended knee; with joy, she'll reply.
Their tropical song flows through balmy night.

From romantic refuge, tomorrows invite
a bond eternal, no one can deny.
They climb to love's peak outlined in soft light;
their tropical song flows through balmy night.

For Shadow's Villanelle's and Terzanelle's Only Contest,
written 3/10/2012


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  1. Date: 3/19/2012 6:58:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Gail's "Tropical Theme" contest Rhonda. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/17/2012 8:20:00 AM
    A wonderful Vilanelle with a beautiful picture by you Rhonda ...Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 3/16/2012 7:54:00 PM
    congrats Rhonda on a lovely win and photo for this tropical treasure.. an elegant getaway...

  1. Date: 3/16/2012 12:14:00 PM
    An excellent villanelle, Rhonda. Congrats on your win! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 3/16/2012 10:27:00 AM
    A smashing write Rhonda congratulations xx

  1. Date: 3/10/2012 12:38:00 PM
    Rhonda this is such a beautiful love poem, I enjoyed reading it.

  1. Date: 3/10/2012 11:30:00 AM
    An interesting piece...good luck in the contest.

  1. Date: 3/10/2012 10:13:00 AM
    Very Good!