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The crystal lake

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The crystal lake

The crystal lake

The crystal lake, so soft, serene and still
Enhanced our love, so tender it did feel
As we sat and watched the world go by
And all it seemed was part of you and I.

My heartstrings sang, as the sun worshipped your hair
As your essence glowed, so pristine and so rare
Your soft, sweet beauty, it lulled my head like wine
As your lovely eyes like naked stars did shine.

As the Lord looked down, and cast her light on you
And with this light came love so pure and true
Our lonely days were over, we’d found joy
In a love so strong that nothing could destroy.

And time stood still and all that is was one
We shared each other with the rising sun
Then we laughed, and sang, and laughed and cried
We’d found that space where only love can hide.


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  1. Date: 6/23/2014 6:09:00 PM
    Completely beautiful and inspirational my dear friend you and Vera have a wonderful relationship that is special and a rare gift these days. I'm one of the lucky few also and I thank my lucky stars every day for finding my hubby. So you and I have this common my friend to find our soul mates and heart mates. I would not give up my Tom for love or money. Love the eccence of in this romantic work. cheri Also I'm glad you enjoyed my feathers of ebony, it's a little dark but I love the raven. cheri

  1. Date: 7/12/2013 1:10:00 AM
    I was engrossed in picturing the Chrystal lake and the place which could have inspired you...So calm and serene yet so intently in love...that's the magic of nature and your poem.

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 7/12/2013 7:37:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you very much Bidhu, I appreciate you reading my simple verse Peter
  1. Date: 7/11/2013 2:50:00 PM
    Peter, a soft and gentle place... love the imagery of -- a lovers getaway -- always...Linda

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 7/11/2013 8:14:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Linda. A beautiful lake and a couple in love is a very sweet combination Peter