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Sonnet to a Former Love

"Thy firmness makes my circle just," But no longer do you need me. Things all turn from love to lust; This rake is finally free. What once was good is ash, And what once was true now lies. A single pair the rocks now dash As the romance all but dies. How did it all come to this? Was it fate, or merely time? Shattered now, what once was bliss: A lovelorn, hateful crime. Though there was a day that you did love, The Ocean drowns the Sun above.

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  1. Date: 3/5/2012 11:35:00 PM
    GREAT lost love sonnet, Danny. wow, what an amazing final line on it!

  1. Date: 2/25/2012 4:36:00 PM
    Oh Danny your poems are always so beautiful but always so sad. I wish for you a new love. You have so much to give, and such beauty within your soul and with it may your heart soar upwards and find the one you are looking for. Dear sensitive young man you so deserve this ! Hugs Lizzie

  1. Date: 2/22/2012 12:22:00 PM
    What wonderful poetry you all are sharing with us today. I have enjoyed reading yours today Danny. I hope the rest of the week finds you with much inspiration in your heart and you will continue to share your writing. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/22/2012 1:20:00 AM
    the ocean drowns the sun above- So sad ,yet beautiful poem-Charma