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I Love You As I Love The Sun

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I Love You As I Love The Sun

I love you as I love the sun, 
her blinding rays a blessed truth 
that blaze o'er hill and meadowland 
and sing a song of winsome youth. 

Your warmth puts roaring fires to shame, 
ignites the flame that inward glows, 
it resonates, and sanctifies 
my happy heart, the blushing rose. 

Your tenderness, so blithe and sweet 
entreats, and gently mystifies, 
your countenance personifies 
the glisten in your soft brown eyes. 

May Helios, that wondrous orb, 
forever shine, and play her part, 
and may compassion ever mark 
the fervent beating of your heart.

Copyright © Keith Bickerstaffe

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  1. Date: 7/29/2014 7:37:00 PM
    byronesque? pretty.

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    Date: 7/29/2014 7:44:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    nope... just me.
  1. Date: 2/23/2013 1:34:00 AM
    Hi Kieth such passionate words of love really enjoyed this and going in my favs, thanks for the contented smile this has left me with, have a great weekend, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 2/22/2013 11:34:00 PM
    Dear Keith, You never fail.You amaze..Your words light ,and take me away.God bless you and yours,Love,Tracy.10 stars.

  1. Date: 2/22/2013 1:10:00 PM
    Sweet rich romanticly deep, these words Convey much to many to keep, and thereupon through slumbering night absorb their essence 'till days ignite,.." enjoyed!!

  1. Date: 2/21/2013 7:19:00 AM
    Just beautiful Keith. Again it's a reminder of my favorite poems past in the writing and the subject. I've been sick of late and not keeping up with Soup as I'd like to. Can I end a sentence with a preposition? love you, Kathy

  1. Date: 2/19/2013 9:40:00 AM
    Great rhyming.

  1. Date: 2/14/2013 3:52:00 PM
    wow! a lovely valentine to give to a very lucky lady!

  1. Date: 2/14/2013 3:44:00 PM
    Keith I love this...David

  1. Date: 2/14/2013 2:33:00 PM
    This is a dynamic and wondrous write my friend! I loved reading this romantic poem this afternoon! What a brilliant piece, quite the special write, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 2/14/2013 1:40:00 PM
    WOOOW ..... I just melted by your beautiful words, Keith!!!! - Happy Valentines Day! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)