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True love lost direction
when bloomed my affection
for you, who magically weave word
decidedly smitten
by your comic verse written
my long-dead emotions were stirred

Chats online
yours and mine
the order of the day
word-sparring and witticism 
rhyming and rhythm
intoxicating;  who needs rosé?

By poetry joined
rich phrases we coined
muuuchly our lives intertwined
o'er miles merged our aura
with a burning urge for a 
naked horizontal align

When in waltzed a skirt
you hit pay dirt
a writer within her own right 
my utopia thwarted
firm resolve faltered 
my love remains steadfast despite

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  1. Date: 5/12/2013 6:24:00 PM
    The hard knocks of life, tell you what Licia, this is a wonderful piece of work, both moving and explaining, I don't do chatting but I've always known how words can overcome almost any obstacle. Love this. Take care, Richard

  1. Date: 4/13/2013 1:39:00 PM
    A deep, thought- provoking poem touching the heart and caressing the mind! Thank you, Delysia, for your visit!

  1. Date: 3/30/2013 4:23:00 PM
    Delysia, Didn't your mother ever teach you to never fall in love with poets? We're a fickle bunch of dreamers! You need to find some rich guy who's down to earth instead of having his head up in the clouds like some of us. (Well, like me, anyway:) PS: This was a sadder read the second time around. I'm beginning to feel your heart beat. And keep smiling - Mr. Right is bound to show up sooner or later:) Cheers, Terry

  1. Date: 3/14/2013 4:29:00 PM
    Delysia, a deep burning poem. sometimes NO MATTER WHAT is what I live for when it comes to love... always~ LINDA

  1. Date: 3/13/2013 4:43:00 PM
    This is such a typical scenario, expressed so eloquently by beautiful and descriptive words. Love your style. Thanks for your encouragement and compliments-- clearly us S/Africans have talent ;)

  1. Date: 3/13/2013 3:07:00 AM
    Delysia, a lovely and sweet poem ! - Like it a lot! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 3/13/2013 12:31:00 AM
    You are too sweet. :o)

  1. Date: 3/12/2013 7:45:00 PM
    very nice write Delysia...thanks for stopping by

  1. Date: 3/12/2013 3:30:00 PM
    I love how you combine so few words, yet they say so much, and then some. Very enjoyable.

  1. Date: 3/12/2013 11:04:00 AM
    Hi just been reading some of your old ones, you are very clever love them, and this one of course xx

  1. Date: 3/11/2013 7:01:00 AM
    I can see how this can happen, words are a powerful tonic. This is an exceptional piece of work.

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 3:20:00 PM
    A bit sad but ..... I can only love this poem. - Unique - Have a beautifully weekend. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 12:42:00 PM
    "D": I owe you ONE BIG FAT THANKS A MILLION for your recent comment on "Thinking Myself Unborn." As good as I (humbly) thought it was myself, THIS poem, Utopia Lost, puts me back in the basement of poetry once again. It's quite simply BEAUTIFULLY written and I bow to your exquisite use of language. Kudos - Terry

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 12:29:00 PM
    OH MY!!! The frightening power of words. What an amazing...truthful...sad write! Sock it to him...with the POWER OF WORDS! :( Thanks for the visit. Hope you get over the POET PREDATOR...cause he ain't worth it!

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 10:42:00 AM
    oh my, a new skirt. That is a GREAT line. Don't you just hate when that happens? This is really cute, and I feel for ya, sister!!! there is a friend of mine on here who had this happen to HER. Poor thing was devastated!!! Really good writing.

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 5:13:00 AM
    Ephraim's comments are unique, wouldn't you say???... "it flowed as a newborn ass" LOL! What a delightful read my dear "Licia" Huggggggs xox

  1. Date: 3/8/2013 6:18:00 PM
    This is a spectacular write on love and all its singularities! I really enjoyed reading this delightful poem this evening! What a lovely piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 3/8/2013 2:58:00 PM
    such is this poem, i feel i know the person of whom you word your love and pain. do you think him not worth another chance? or is it really tOo late, Licia? an exceptional write, by the way. it flowed as a newborn ass! thank you for sharing. warmest of warm things, xxx, eph.

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    Date: 3/8/2013 3:15:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Nothing is cast in stone. Thanks for your kind comment, Eph. xxx