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Flames of love

Your  lips  by love's own hand were made
 Thy melody like a symphony of Mozart 
Thine  eyes like gems, exquisite jade
The tears that flow when we are apart

Of your beauty many can recite
But only one draws to thy bosom near
Your essence glows, a guiding light
To lead me through the gloom  and fear

That light has dimmed to just a flicker
Though my flaming love burns like wildfire
As my aching heart pounds much quicker
Will love now burn on heartaches pyre
Your beauty still haunts me day and night
And makes my soul take wings in flight

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  1. Date: 5/16/2014 5:56:00 AM
    Joseph super write congrats on win hugs

  1. Date: 5/15/2014 10:06:00 AM
    JOSEPH, Congratulations, on your sweet awesome poetry soup win. Love ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 5/15/2014 8:56:00 AM
    Wonderful Joseph ! Packed wid emotions ! Congrats on great win !

  1. Date: 5/15/2014 6:02:00 AM
    Congratulations on the well deserved win in the contest, Joseph

  1. Date: 5/15/2014 12:48:00 AM
    JOSEPH. Congratulations, thank you for supporting my any poem contest # 30... Take, and enjoy your day/night... LUV ~LINDA~

  1. Date: 12/3/2012 1:14:00 PM
    Congratulations on your "November Poem" contest win Joseph. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 6:01:00 PM
    glad to see this one from before on the winners' list, Joseph. Congratulations.

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 2:51:00 PM
    If all soul mates wrote of their dedication like this one up for your true love on Valentine's Day! congrats! gwendolen

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 9:04:00 AM
    Congratulations on your awesome win, Joseph May! love/hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 1:38:00 AM
    Congratulations once again Joseph on another winning place, who's a clever boy then xx

  1. Date: 11/26/2012 9:39:00 PM
    Joseph. Congratulations :-) with your winning poem.. Thank you for the awesome NOVEMBER'S poem entry..xox~pd

  1. Date: 11/21/2012 6:26:00 AM
    Enjoyed reading your work..Very romantic and passionate..It had an old poem quality that I like...Thanks for stopping by with congrats...Sara

  1. Date: 11/19/2012 11:12:00 AM
    Yup I think you have a sonnet here! Ahh love..Happy Holiday. Light & Love

  1. Date: 11/18/2012 6:23:00 PM
    Very nice, Joseph. The last two lines are so beautiful.

  1. Date: 11/17/2012 8:12:00 PM
    Joseph, wow...feel the flames... love it...pd

  1. Date: 11/17/2012 4:22:00 PM
    Been inside these words before... well written poem my friend.. Michael