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Lost Fate

‘Twas once our hearts upon love’s parchment danced,
  in jubilee and joy our voices rang;
  with tenderness and love, how we romanced,
  and every song that could be sung ~ we sang.
  On flagrant wings your poems all soared away
  to others’ hearts ... whomever they may be,
  and onward rushes life in disarray,
  with promise drowning in some heartless sea.
  O' memories, embrace me one last time,
  in comfort for lost years we shan't reclaim;
  but, shed no tears to recompensing rhyme,
  nor lack of knowing who or what to blame.
‘Tis destiny unlocks life’s waiting gate;
  in truth, tho ... without You, I have no fate.


Copyright © Rascal Jones

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  1. Date: 3/20/2012 9:04:00 AM
    Thank you for adding your spices to the soup today Rascal. I am enjoying reading all the appetizing poetry posted here today. Have a wonderful week. May inspiration hit the tip of your pen and never let go. Love, Carol

    Jones Avatar Rascal Jones
    Date: 3/20/2012 10:22:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Such a warm and encouraging review, Carol, I feel like warming the old pen right! Thank you most delightfully for the encouraging words and for your "love"...I can never receive enough of that! Rsacal
  1. Date: 3/19/2012 6:01:00 PM
    Thank you ever-so warmly and appreciatively, Laura, for your lovely praise – my rusty old pen certainly can use the! Rascal

  1. Date: 3/19/2012 5:51:00 PM
    Such a sweet poem! Very nice! Always, Laura

    Jones Avatar Rascal Jones
    Date: 3/23/2012 8:14:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    And, such a sweet comment from an obviously sweet poetess, Laura...smiles 'n hugs of thanks! Rascal
  1. Date: 3/19/2012 8:36:00 AM
    very nice, Rascal. and Iambicly correct too. Hugs, catie :)

    Jones Avatar Rascal Jones
    Date: 3/19/2012 8:44:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, Catie, for coming to share my poem and for your nice compliment, observation, and expression of affection. Rascal
  1. Date: 3/19/2012 8:30:00 AM
    well written poetic work!! GREat! Rascal you are very talented! I am glad to have stopped by and read you today!

    Jones Avatar Rascal Jones
    Date: 3/19/2012 8:45:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Doris, you've made my day with all your praise and appreciation. I am glad you stopped by, too. Thank you warmly! Rascal