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The Lovers

Silver butterflies fell from his mouth
when he spoke her name
and away they fluttered
through the pink afternoon
and circled the maiden 
who slept beneath the willow
through her raven hair they laced
while in dreams she met him
as through the blaze of sunset they rode..

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  1. Date: 11/10/2010 9:08:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it through the first round of the Poetrysoup site contest Valerie. The best to you in the finals. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/24/2010 11:21:00 AM
    Am thrilled to have my poem featured and thank you all so much for your kind comments.. I need to get back to writing and reading some of the wonderful poetry on here.

  1. Date: 9/23/2010 10:11:00 PM
    Valerie, Congratulations! On having your poem featured this week. A poem well deserved, keep the fascinating poetry coming" Nathan D.

  1. Date: 9/23/2010 11:05:00 AM
    Valerie, CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful poem being featured this week. Enjoyed the selection of all the poetry on the front page. Have yourself a nice and wonderful day,..p.d.

  1. Date: 9/23/2010 6:37:00 AM
    gorgeous imagery! so enjoyed reading this:)

  1. Date: 9/22/2010 6:06:00 PM
    what a beautiful piece, very visual and sensational. thank you for sharing and congratulations on being featured this week. :) --Madison

  1. Date: 9/22/2010 7:20:00 AM
    I like the duple image here. Congrats on the selection. Dave

  1. Date: 9/21/2010 3:45:00 PM
    Thank you all for your kind comments...

  1. Date: 9/21/2010 11:03:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week at PoetrySoup Valerie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/20/2010 11:09:00 AM
    Great write that is featured this week on homepage...I am glad that I chose this one to read today..Sara

  1. Date: 9/20/2010 11:08:00 AM
    Great write that is featured this week on homepage...I am glad that I chose this one to read today..Sara

  1. Date: 9/20/2010 6:30:00 AM
    Nice work, short but filled with so much. Loved it!

  1. Date: 5/1/2010 8:29:00 PM
    Nicely romantic. Thanks for sharing.

  1. Date: 4/20/2010 5:49:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading the poetry you presented to us today Valerie. It has been some time since your last post. Thank you for sharing it and may you have a day full of love and inspiration. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/19/2010 10:32:00 PM
    Very nice Val~~Love sweet love~~Your imagery is perfection Rick~~~~Salem , Oregon God Bless you and yours

  1. Date: 4/19/2010 11:42:00 AM
    Wow what a dream...Keep the imagination flowing...Sara