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When Love Does Not Spell Passion

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When Love Does Not Spell Passion

The essence of the charcoaled clouds enwraps me in it's gloom.
While thoughts of slanted sunrays try to wrest me from this doom.

My baby said he loves me but he's just not in love.
And I am darkened with thoughts akin to the sky above.

Don't I deserve the magic that a stirred passion can render?
the melting of a fiery kiss that tastes so very tender?

Light in his eyes that looks like me ,my laugh sketched on his soul.
This is my most fervent wish, my ultimate love goal.

The man says we shall never marry, he's just not the kind
to settle down forever with no one else on his mind.

Sometime soon I'll fade away to a bleak but well known land
where I can grow old with myself  and invent lovers grand.

Until then I'll smile faintly and pretend all is well.
Until then I'll disappear into a sorrowful hell.

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  1. Date: 1/3/2014 12:11:00 AM
    This is an awesome poem. It captures the feeling of your love remarkably well

  1. Date: 12/31/2013 5:23:00 PM
    angst fills this page with splendid images pen in a most vivid way, deb.. love how you wove this like a poetic tapestry.. all the best this new year and always.. huggs

  1. Date: 12/31/2013 12:45:00 PM
    This expresses the pain, but is oh, so, real ... Many others will relate to these touching, yet heartbreaking words, and understand the longing. What a poignant, sad poem of unrequited love. Wow.........

  1. Date: 12/30/2013 5:05:00 PM
    Your man sounds so insensitive to me, This is so sad. Nice poem thou, Heartfelt and wonderfully written. well done....peter

  1. Date: 12/30/2013 11:02:00 AM
    - A heartbreaking and touching poem, Deb. - Beautifully written! - Wish you all the best - Want to thank you for a great year, which will soon be at an end .... many beautiful poems from you - Wish you: A HAPPY NEW YEAR!! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 12/30/2013 8:17:00 AM
    Very touchy and poignant expressions, Deb

  1. Date: 12/30/2013 7:08:00 AM
    I hope you don't fall into a sorrowful hell my friend! You don't deserve that, you deserve a life full of passion and true love! I really loved reading this wondrous poem this morning! What a sad piece, but told in such a brilliant way, Great Work!!