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Love triumphs

 Nothing remains to kindle my desire
The sparks of love are nowhere to be found
The fire's warmth has been replaced by a chill
And a feeling of  sadness  burns through my soul
The embers of love are scattered across the ground
Becoming the ashes of what used to be

No chance left to rekindle the fire
That  once blazed between us
The fiery sunset paints the sky with orange hues
The once glorious blaze now just  a flicker on the sea
Like our love it slowly fades away
Its dying flame brings a flood of tears

But  the flame of love will one day blaze anew, like the phoenix
It will rise to light the dawn of a love that's true

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  1. Date: 10/23/2013 1:04:00 PM
    Joseph, :) Enjoyed your free verse win.......... Love ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 10/23/2013 10:36:00 AM
    Perfection indeed…Sara

  1. Date: 10/22/2013 10:45:00 AM
    Congrad's on your win free verse is a favorite form of mine. There are many kinds of love and many things to love, try something or someone different? Light & Love

  1. Date: 10/22/2013 7:16:00 AM
    Joseph very inspiring congrats on a fine win Shadow x smile

  1. Date: 10/21/2013 2:43:00 PM
    Inspiring hope to rise from the ashes of lost love. Well done. Congrats on yur win

  1. Date: 10/20/2013 10:23:00 PM
    Congrats on the win in the contest, Joseph

  1. Date: 10/20/2013 9:14:00 PM
    Joseph, CONGRATULATIONS!!! Thanks for supporting my "FREE VERSE" contest <----- Had fun reading your WIN!! If you'd like:-) Enjoy my latest blog! "THE FOOL" :) AT -----> xoxox-------take care & enjoy your coming week. <3 Linda <3

  1. Date: 7/18/2013 10:13:00 PM
    Joseph, Nice to see you on Debbie Guzzi, winning list...... Congratulations! Hugs* SKAT

  1. Date: 7/18/2013 2:48:00 PM
    Congrad's on your fine work winning! Light & Love

    May Avatar Joseph May
    Date: 7/18/2013 3:06:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you for my placement in your contest Debbie....I enjoyed the challenge
  1. Date: 7/1/2013 7:55:00 AM
    what a lovely way to do the challenge. you came up with an awesome poem!

    May Avatar Joseph May
    Date: 7/1/2013 9:28:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you for those kind words Andrea...
  1. Date: 6/30/2013 7:42:00 PM
    lovely Joesph. Thank you for sharing <3 ~SKAT~ <3

    May Avatar Joseph May
    Date: 7/1/2013 9:27:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you Skat
  1. Date: 6/30/2013 10:19:00 AM
    Joseph you are so talented with your poetic words. I love how you spun metaphors into your verse. The last line speaks so true. Warm Smiles, Connie

    May Avatar Joseph May
    Date: 7/1/2013 9:26:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you for those kind words Connie