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My Fairest Maiden

Gazing toward the horizon, embracing this now setting sun

While as stepping through this threshold, to find myself

Once more mesmerized by these thoughts of her portrait

Born, inside such cupids eyes of love

A feeling somewhat familiar begins to arise, deep inside, this soul of my very soul

Something that for many years now it seems, has lay hidden 

From within this beating heart of mine....

Reflectng on the first time I had ever beheld her fragrance

As a crimsons rose, gently blossoming before my sight

Amid these gloriously vivid colors, that had marked her radiance 

As I watched within astonishing amazement

Unknowing along the paths of time, that her beauty, would then steal my thoughts....

Within the nighttime stillness I have journied and crossed

These vast oceans to be near her side; to breathe in her glowing light

Which fills her perfect soulful eyes, beneath, her soft and lovely lashes

This precious white dove; with her flowing, and silkened brown hair

Tenderly smiling, with her glistening strawberry lips, whispering, such words of life   

Upon the shores of her whitened sands, afore this glittering, starlit night

Dare I dream of Cinderella once more I pondered ?

While holding these diamond slippers of silver, within my dreaming, wanting hands....

As I then blinked my eyes not once but twice, and stared back, upon the open waters

Of the Pacific; from atop this balcony whereon I do now stand

Peering beyond the breaks of these enchanting mooncrested currents 

And looking towards the heavens within their soothing solace

While wishing, if only she were here; her beauty, by my side

Taking another sip of red Chateau wine, and, then closing my eyes

That I may listen to the waves amid their serenty calling her name

Spellbinding, time after time, after time, again; as once more, I breathe her in

Into this princess of all that truly matters, that truly matters, inside of me....

Smiling as I glimpse the shoreline; and then, this ever rolling tide

Where into I cast another kiss; in hopes that it shall find her treasures front door

Her majesty ~ Who became all that she is, all, within the blink of an eye

A crimsons rose, held by my dreaming heart; as I wonder, will she ever be mine....


She, 'My Fairest Maiden' ~

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  1. Date: 5/31/2010 2:47:00 PM
    Mystical poem from your shiny pen. I loved every word, not wanting it to end.

  1. Date: 7/13/2009 1:22:00 PM
    G'day John! Well oh well...this is a beautiful part of you to be reading on this lovely and special day...HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! I'm sure this "Fairest Maiden" will feel rocked and smitten by this tender heart exposure.:) It takes creative craftmanship to write from the have certainly created a fine piece! Hope all's well with you and yours, John! God bless!!! May warmth and kindness brighten your day; may health and love be your companions! Best to you! Love to you...Mikki

  1. Date: 7/11/2009 7:45:00 PM
    John, a beautiful expression of the soul and you professing your love and desire for her. So softly romatic and your generous words that you give to the page are goregeous. Such beautiful images here that cascade throughout the poem and your warmth and all your color that shine within these verses is so captivating and the flow is delicate and lovely from top to bottom. Superbly Done!!! My Love to you Always, Charlene

  1. Date: 7/11/2009 9:02:00 AM
    This is so beautiful, so romantic, absolutely amazing write John. Wow, wow and wow God Bless Phyl

  1. Date: 7/11/2009 7:29:00 AM
    It feels like looking into a lovely colors of crimson, such beauty and love portrayed, with gentle strokes from the artist who loved her. Wonderful, gently crafted, and softly laid on canvas! :) ~ Carrie

  1. Date: 7/11/2009 3:36:00 AM
    ooollaaaallllaaaa,so romantic,caring ,lovingand beautiful write,this touches deep inside the soul and heart,your capability to show your feelings to the woman you love are deepest than the vast oceans,you never hurt her,you never say you dont love her,you cross oceans and boundaries for'Cindirella',thankyou John for this love poem,its your best one of all the best and i you gave us,this is a lucky lady and she dont know it,love it,it goes to my favs---------Amaaazzziinnggg--love charma