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Below is the poem entitled DOCKSIDE ENCOUNTER which was written by poet Michael Poyntz. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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She took him in completely 
that first day of July 
walking across a dockside 
capturing  his soul 
harnessing all of the gentle love 
of an Irish man 
in the second it takes 
for a dream to come true 
futures were decided 
as easy as the rain 
falls from the sky 
two hearts became one  
once in a  lifetime 
a beautiful stranger beckons 
and you answer 
without challenge or fear 
love arrives unannounced 
and invites your soul to dance 
on the side of a river 
a day like so many others 
except that everything you ever were 
would be no more  
a moment flows to you on a river 
and carries your destiny within  


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  1. Date: 11/11/2009 10:05:00 AM
    Love the flow of it, beautiful poem

  1. Date: 11/9/2009 12:30:00 PM
    Dreamy meeting and a lifetime of love, nice poem >> James