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My Dearest Dove

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My Dearest Dove

If I could Harken to thee, a sonnet,
of loves most great desires,
the mere utterance, would warm thine ears
as the soft crackles of lusts fires

The ambiance, of shadows dance
across the Scottish tapestry,
Muses, light footed, pirouetting
my symphony, my love for thee

Fairest is thy silken mane
of the finest Irish Auburn,
brilliant as a cool autumn day
as the leaves of the maple turn

The tower bells, they toll for thee
as pale moon, illuminates the night
hark, the far cry, my dearest dove
of the owlet, so yearning flight

The petals of the Royal Rose
silken soft, compared to thy blushing skin,
or the Emerald glow, of thine own eyes
alit, passion, kindled from within

Mine own heart, burns with ever fire
that, which only thee, can conquer,
Conquer thee not, my dearest dove
for our love, forever, must endure

Harken to me my dearest Dove
sweet sonnets, from silken lips,
for I know thou shall be to me
as close as my finger tips.

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  1. Date: 10/26/2010 8:14:00 AM
    Here's a good entry for my contest Sista's Bloody Sista's about life in England, Scotland, Wales & Ireland USING DIALECT. If you might please just PUMP UP the dialect a we bit? Excellent write! (Very Shakespearian!) Light & Love

  1. Date: 4/27/2010 6:53:00 PM
    Okay well I am duly impressed with this one, my friend. It could melt a stone do realize....I am spoken for.. :) Seriously just an awesome poem. masterfully done. Into my favs. -Bob

  1. Date: 4/27/2010 12:10:00 PM
    Well I am in ecstasy with your words Taz and such beautiful insights into that wonderful subject: LUV ... as close as my finer tips.. sounds good to me and I so enjoyed reading your creative write today.. appreciate your sweet words on your comment.. its easy to write about luv's pain for me easier than luv's wonders... at the moment... luv.. "Sweetheart"

  1. Date: 4/27/2010 9:13:00 AM
    very nice write loved it faleshia

  1. Date: 4/27/2010 8:12:00 AM
    Classical, and classy. Loved it!

  1. Date: 4/27/2010 8:04:00 AM
    enjoyed, very romantic sonnet

  1. Date: 4/27/2010 7:55:00 AM
    Love the read, a sense of a romantic are we,..p.d.