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The Waterfall Maiden Part 2

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The Waterfall Maiden Part 2

For everyday since that meeting 
He came back to peer within
And Myla had grown brave
And began to talk to him

To the voice he listened intently
Always wishing that she were real
For the times that were spent together
Gave a joy he could not conceal

The day of the celebration arrived
Myla nervous but practiced and sure
Her beauty no one could deny
And her heart shown so loving and pure

When the dance was over and done 
The orchestra  played on with delight
But this is where Myla was frightened
For she wanted to run and take flight

The crowd full of handsome, young gentlemen
That all stammered to have a try
To dance a dance with Princess Myla
All of them did vie 

But Myla innocent and unknowing
Wanted simply to disappear 
For dancing with a stranger
Had filled her thoroughly with fear

Her gaze was pointed downward
When she heard a voice that soothed
And when her eyes looked upon him
She smiled for him she knew

They looked deep into each other’s eyes
As if they had met before
But the young prince knew he had not
And escorted her toward the dance floor

He could not understand his emotion
The depth of which he felt
This girl that he had just met
Had totally made his heart melt

Then she spoke a word, just a whisper
And a knowing inside him did rise
This beauty that was also a princess
Was his maid of the waterfall in disguise 

The dance seemed to last all night
For the rest of their lives they did twirl
For in the depths of this pond of water 
This prince found not a maid but a pearl

Dedicated to Myla Sydnee Downs Perry a gem of a girl

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  1. Date: 5/3/2009 4:48:00 AM
    I concur with Ernilando, its exactly like watching a movie, one word sums up this poem, MASTERPIECE. If this was a film, it would run away with the Oscar, without a doubt. I just love it, James,x

  1. Date: 4/30/2009 9:54:00 PM
    Do you know what? As if I'm watching a movies in this poetry. You made may day laurie. Very beautiful piece of art. Enilando

  1. Date: 4/29/2009 8:07:00 AM
    Dear Laurie, YOU put Disney and Mother Goose to shame such a beautiful story of Love "Then she spoke a word, just a whisper and a knowing inside him did rise" I can imagine how his Heart lept when he heard the familar voice of the waterfall an excellent portrayal of LOVE YOU have penned a great story Please do another one LOVE ALWAYS...HG

  1. Date: 4/29/2009 4:19:00 AM
    Laurie, this poem is astonishing, gently building to a glorious ending filled with magical symphony......the way life should be...this is poetry's accomplished mission! Jim

  1. Date: 4/29/2009 4:03:00 AM
    '...found not a maid but a pearl,' I love it! A magnificent composition, full of excitement and tenderness. Take a bow my dear! You have created a masterpiece!! Blessings and hugs, Keith

  1. Date: 4/28/2009 3:10:00 PM
    ....This is an amazingly imaginative and astounding write~bordering upon the edges of reality I would say~And "You Are An Amazing Writer," more so everyday!!!!:):)~"Absolutely Perfect & Beautiful"~"My Love Forever & Always, To 'You & Your Loves,' John!!!"~"Have A Very Beautiful & Brightened Day, Dear Laurie Ginn!!!!":):) Bye ~

  1. Date: 4/28/2009 3:03:00 PM
    ....And yes, beyond any doubts, it could very easily be a childrens bed time story~Smile~joyful and beautiful within every possible way!!!!:):)~And I do not know why? But Myla somehow makes me think of "Yourself!!!?:):)~Perhaps because of the loveliness that wraps about her like colorful and beautiful ribbons, as a gift unto world, and the hearts which she most surely touches and stirs!!!!:):)....cont....

  1. Date: 4/28/2009 2:55:00 PM
    Smile~I so sincerely love when I read beautiful writes such as this~an enchanting, fairytalistic creation, by a fascinating lady, whom reveals "Her True Beauties," more and more all of the time!!!!:):)~In my humble opinion "Dear Priceless Laurie Ginn," this is one of "Your" very best writes that I have ever read!!!!?:):)....cont....

  1. Date: 4/28/2009 11:29:00 AM
    lovely!!! i cant say how great this poem is!!!

  1. Date: 4/28/2009 11:02:00 AM
    Great and masterful work Laurie, I left you some soup mail...Raul

  1. Date: 4/28/2009 6:02:00 AM
    OH how happy! This made me smile. I love these kinds of stories. How I wish fairytales did come true. Beautiful, Laurie. Love you lots, love me

  1. Date: 4/27/2009 7:40:00 PM
    Soup mail!

  1. Date: 4/27/2009 7:18:00 PM
    I love happy endings. This poem is sheer delight, magical and intoxicating. Excellent work, Laurie!! (Loved both Part 1 and 2)

  1. Date: 4/27/2009 2:45:00 PM
    Such a delightful story, a magical fairytale story, this was awesome, seems like it should be in a book somewhere, Id buy it for sure...Excellent work my friend, just excellent...You surprise me all the time, I'm lovin it!!My daughter is always asking for me to make up a story and tell it to her before bedtime but I think I will tell yours instead, I just know she'll love it...Take care, Keep on writing these little gems, Love & Hugs~Tyesha

  1. Date: 4/26/2009 9:19:00 PM
    Wow, Sounds like a Disney movie, great story. God Bless. Ron

  1. Date: 4/26/2009 1:51:00 PM
    Lovely story! You're an extraordinary story-telling. What about a book of "tales in verse for chidren"? This is awesome, Laurie. Ruben.

  1. Date: 4/26/2009 1:23:00 PM
    Marvelous ! Laurie.... I loved every verse and line.....

  1. Date: 4/26/2009 9:07:00 AM
    this is a gem and its going to my favs dear Laurie-------------------charma

  1. Date: 4/26/2009 8:17:00 AM
    Enchanted Miss Laurie...that's what you just gave me for future story-telling, next time Claire-bear spends the night!! Wish I had had this on Friday...Claire would have had something even dreamier to fall asleep with than the one I conjured up. This will be printed out for future Claire/Janae/Natalie night sleepovers (Not sure Will might prefer a episode of Star War/Clone war episode instead!)...Lovely work, my KY friend!!

  1. Date: 4/26/2009 7:03:00 AM
    Terrific writing that had me totally locked in..well done Ms. Ginn.