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Why Should I

I have no need to search for paradise, heaven. 
To glean the stars for stardust, moonbeams 
and angels singing. Or for early dawns filling 
my eyes with beauty and colour, the heady 
sound of birdsong. Why crave the glowing 
sunsets or settle for fictitious dreams in the 
promise of night. Why hold hands with 
fleeting love, why search when these eyes 
hold all in the form of you.

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  1. Date: 9/29/2010 4:51:00 AM
    Not anywhere too far just here hahaha, how great is it to find what you are looking for without having to search all places! to have what you need right next to you. a lovely piece Daniel

  1. Date: 8/23/2010 8:29:00 AM
    To find beauty and paradise when you are with someone special is the greatest feeling of all, Daniel. I find great joy and peace in nature, too. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 8/23/2010 8:17:00 AM
    I missed you Daniel and your verse. .'Fictious dreams'are just dreams..but this guy in this poem seems to have found'the real thing',Beautiful!C.C.

  1. Date: 8/23/2010 4:22:00 AM
    We have been missing you....sounds like you found a summer romance! ;)