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The Bottom Line

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The Bottom Line

The years I've played in the field of Love
(Could I ask for any more?)
Am I swept away by Love's great flood,
Or washed adrift upon its shore?
And what have I learned from all of this;
The years I've played in Love's grand field?
I have only one solemn wish:
To give my Heart a Sword and Shield

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"The heart is forever inexperienced."

**I confess that this is not a new poem written specifically for this contest; however, I feel it embodies the quote completely, purely by coincidence. I hope it is acceptable, nonetheless and you will consider it in your judging :)

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  1. Date: 10/26/2013 9:07:00 AM
    Chan The Man These are words that everyone can relate to in one way or another. It's hard to protect your heart because it's so fragile. Hugs Glad you could relate to my Bridge poem. I just hope the next time you cross one it's a happy ending.

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    Date: 10/26/2013 9:35:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    lol Me, too, Robin! Glad you think it's relatable; it's probably one of the few that have a somewhat universal sentiment ;)
  1. Date: 8/23/2013 10:41:00 PM
    Yes that is the kind of protection we were not granted... Maybe in my next life, I will have a body shield no one can harm or hurt. thanks for sharing this lonely drift, hope you meet your wish one day... unique and awesome...LINDA

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    Date: 8/24/2013 10:07:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Many thanks, Poet D. I appreciate you dropping by and for the read and reply. The kind words mean so much to me :)
  1. Date: 8/23/2013 2:50:00 PM
    It sounds like "Love is a Battlefield" I forget who's song that is.

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    Date: 8/23/2013 5:32:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    ;)
  1. Date: 8/23/2013 2:48:00 PM
    Thanks for the soup mail, I will respond when I have time to give proper consideration to my words. I am at work right now so it will be later. Have a great day.

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    Date: 8/23/2013 5:32:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    No problem, my friend; I look forward to hearing from you, and I hope you have a good evening as well :)
  1. Date: 8/23/2013 2:02:00 PM
    The heart will always be vulnerable and that is what makes it a mystery to ponder. Still love to hear from you and to share ideas. Allan

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    Date: 8/23/2013 5:31:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    The feeling is mutual, Allan; I hope you are busy posting more for us to read! :)
  1. Date: 8/23/2013 10:44:00 AM
    Sometimes...we just have to let the pain go, and get back to LOVING asap. hugs, Catie :)

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    Date: 8/23/2013 10:54:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hugs to you as well, hon <3 :)