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Paper Hearts

Paper Hearts

Paper hearts
Alas desire waltzed.
And thoughts chortled.
Every yearning was
Youthful temptation
And hot love.

Words not found
Shaped a fated soul.
The feast: fleeting feelings,
Put reason away.

Love, laughs
Evening stars
Suburban streets
A tenor voice
Technicolor dreams
Scattered wings
And a parking lot
Tell the tale.

Words soon found
Shaped our loving souls.
The feast:  fun filled follies
And full lives.

Pure hearts
Alas, had danced
And thoughts giggled.
Every yearning was
Committed care.
And sizzling…

By Dane Smith-Johnsen

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  1. Date: 2/14/2012 7:34:00 PM
    DANE...CONGRATS ..ON YOUR WIN... Have a happy valentine days... ~ :-) Always, * PD

  1. Date: 2/10/2012 10:47:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Tracie's "What A Gem" contest Dane Ann. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/8/2012 9:24:00 AM
    congrats Dane Ann on a marvelous win for this exquisite poetry luv.. so enjoyed writing for your own contest too.. stay well..luv..

  1. Date: 2/8/2012 4:22:00 AM
    Congratulations Dane Ann a worthy win x

  1. Date: 2/7/2012 10:40:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading this Dane. Nicely written

  1. Date: 2/7/2012 9:57:00 PM
    Congrats for your 3rd place Dane ann with Paper Hearts its lovely xxx

  1. Date: 2/7/2012 2:33:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading your creative work this afternoon..Sara

  1. Date: 2/7/2012 5:59:00 AM
    Beautiful write carefully penned, I really enjoyed the view you depicted, love, and light,vie