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Kiss of Forgiveness

I have been bruised, a wounded love,
trampled by uncaring wrong;
a joke, he laughs and turns away; his disgust
blatantly displayed. I offer God's shalom.
Neglected, a young wife disowned;
he the undisputed ruler of his realm.
His harsh commands hurled from his throne,
cutting and cruel. God grant him calm.
I dare not hate the bitter rod
he wields upon my shattered soul, nor react,
for it has hastened me toward God,
a mystery only experience can dissect.
I yield to providence, a jeweled grace,
that bids me kiss my persecutor's face.

Copyright © Faye Gibson | Year Posted 2015

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The First Flower I Chose

The First Flower I Chose

You were my rose, the first flower I chose
A beauty so fair, such shine in your hair
You I chose, the finest ever love rose
Asked on a dare, the prettiest girl there

Soon we wed, pretty flower graced my bed
Nights sent such bliss, heaven I did not miss
Flames in bed, want no other instead
Honey that kiss, love never was like this

Years together, in good and bad weather
Loving every night, touching sweet just right
Joy our weather, sweet kisses a feather
Sexy the sight, your naked body at night

My rose did cast, true love that did so last
I held so fast, to that ship's greatest mast


Contest- Form Sonnet
Regina Riddle 
Contest Name , Sonnet on a Intimate Relationship 

Syllables Per Line:  10 10 10 10 0 10 10 10 10 0 10 10 10 10 0 10 10  
Total # Syllables:  140  
Total # Lines:  17  (Including empty lines)  
Total # Words:  114

Copyright © Robert Lindley | Year Posted 2014

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White Daisies Bloom

Past scenic trails once never touched
from hands of man no graces' clutched
near cloudless skies where beauty rests
in trees of maple songbirds nest

In rays of sun we find their tune
where lovers meet in months of June
holding hands with heart pledged vows
ring notes of faith when friendships rouse

Through all her wisdom hear the call
the hurdles cleared both large and small
warm winds of hope that bring forth peace
a walk through life in nature's crease

Shine in splendor white daisies bloom
Spill out glory in God's front room

Copyright © Tim Smith | Year Posted 2016

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Sentenced to mortal life term my May bride
  When joined are glad hearts on eternal date:
The sky did not fall nor planets collide
  On the altar of our noble estate.
Bright shone were rings of emeralds and gold -
  You my true love betrothed and I your swain!
Now Isis, you are mine to kiss and hold
  And never again your sweet lips abstain.
No artful other, no fool's inaction
  Will keep me apart or these vows undo,
And without further lapse or infraction
  I rededicate my life unto you.
Keep me sworn and healed in your saving balms
And in the fulcrum of your loving arms.

                      For Les.

                  August 2004

Copyright © Keith Trestrail | Year Posted 2014

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Melodies of the Heart

It’s so awesome the way you make me feel.
We promise to love in sickness and health
though we fall short in abundance of wealth;
my ardent heart skips a beat for you still.
I bat my brown eyes; you love my high heels.        
I am the prettiest girl of your dreams.
I capture your love all at once it seems,
my ardent heart skips a beat for you still.
Our love is true, genuine and so real.
There is no one else for you other than me.
Remember our hearts carved on that old tree?
My ardent heart skips a beat for you still.  
It’s so awesome the way you make me feel;
my ardent heart skips a beat for you still.

SONNET FORM #4 Echo Sonnet 

Copyright © Danetta Barney | Year Posted 2016

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Precious Matrimonial Crystals

Words lovely flow in a pellucid stream
Holding both her hands, their eyes meet with gleam
Oath is so clear to love her forever
Star glides down her heart, is she a dreamer?

He gives her roses with whitest petals
Witnesses muster transparent portals
Blessings they bestow...he takes their full trust
With all their wishes that his love will last.

She’s a crystal  who’ll be handled with care
Crystals mustn’t fall from eyes in despair
They’ve heard all his sincere words so clearly
They hand her over to him willingly.

When words are crystals they remain in heart,
Kept far behind her eyes when she isn’t hurt.

©2012Leonora Galinta
     All Rights Reserved

March 17, 2014    1.10 pm

Second Place
Contest: Any Poem Goes #14
Judged: 3/29/14
Sponsor: My greatest poet/sis PD

First Place
Contest: Impress Me with Small Poem written on Feb/March 2014
Judged: 3/22/14
Sponsor: Poet Giorgio V.

Third Place
Contest: Metaphor: Crystal
Judged: 3/18/2014
Sponsor: Poet Nette Onclaud


Copyright © Galeo DS | Year Posted 2014

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Virgin's Lament

Find I you, not musing in bliss of love.
In  reverie crushed of silent lament,
Pray, let me hear the rant you gave thereof,
of love’s self destructing  ensuing bent,
within the hall of whores, how the young doves
who were slain in the prime of their youth spent
purity and goodness without repent.
Your chastity is questioning its trove?

Perhaps you alone should decide the deed.
The time and place, flavor of the choosing.
We can put off the wedding if needs be.
But a mutual loss schemed in musing,

which fulfills a vow that you both shall feed
Shall last longer than the actual deed.

Copyright © Charles Henderson | Year Posted 2014

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Marriage Proposal

Moment I had waited whole my life,
Through my joys and bounds of strife,
Will it happen not or will it be,
That he proposes to marry me ?

The first day as our eyes carved,
For togetherness as if they starved,
Wasn't sure the day would be,
That he proposes to marry me ?

Those romantic meetings secretly,
As the passion grew tempestuously,
Resistance from family if, let it be,
That when he proposes to marry me?

Today is the day and now the moment,
Dreams and desires trued prudent !

Written September 21st, 2014
For contest 'Will you marry me' by Judy Konos

Awarded 1st place

Copyright © Dr. Upma A. Sharma | Year Posted 2014

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A Cause to Rejoice

Why does hatred bloom where two lovers stand
vowing only to cherish each other forever?
When it is love and hope that brought them together,
why do hoards of people want their union banned?
Just because it is a love they cannot understand?
Does it somehow make their lives a little bit better
keeping different drummers from marrying ever?
And here I thought we lived in a free land.
Why must we put restrictions on how people love?
Why does homosexuality scare people so?
Consenting adults should be allowed their own choice.
I’ll leave moral judgment to the heavens above,
but this is one thing that I certainly now know -
a union of any two lovers is a cause to rejoice.

Written and posted on 4/29/2014 for Craig Conrish's "Miltonic Sonnet" contest.

Copyright © Joe Flach | Year Posted 2014

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2 Peas in a Pod

I thank God every morning we have met
for the fun we have doesn't have a price
and the love we have we'll never forget
we both love sweet and sour chicken with rice

It is true we are two peas in a pod
and we both know that life is never fair
and we don’t share the same belief of God
Having you in my life brought it some flair

I’m almost a decade older than you
I know now age does make a difference
I know my love for you is always true
Maybe someday we’ll have that picket fence

This is much more than a marriage my wife
This is the greatest adventure of life 

Copyright © Robert Heemstra | Year Posted 2013

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12 days of christmas: wedding vows

Love share thoughts in this particle of time
"I adore your dress" "you are my groom on fire"
On the 29 of December we'll share: "you will be mine"
So we won't die of loneliness, depicted of desire!
And for love and sickness we'll walk through
Smiling and Sharing our dance at last
With no more moments of blues !
Its time, let's toast "to love" , "to all the guests!"
And here we are, embraced by beautiful flowers planted on the ground
This feels like Eden, sharing our ballroom song;
We are the one,  just look around..
All tables made of marbles topped with laces that are strong!
                   Our vision, family members smiling, and yelling a ton...
                   "Caviar is served let's cheer the happiest Couple who has won!"

Copyright © Thoubert Larus | Year Posted 2013

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Sing with Chimes

Semovedly thine voice shall have no echo to hear.
Inly there be only hollowness to see no distant.
Natheless hardy wind, thou shall be inconsistent.
Gradual flow upon thee, wilts bring many a tear.
Wellaway can be withered upwards into cheer.
Iwis my heart and thou will bloom constant.
Thole stint without thee voice, time is non-existent.
Hark thy sweet melody showers over my fear.
Courage of mine shall champion forthcoming tune.
Heavenly fairies shall dance for both our souls.
I shall cherish and marry in month of June.
My love will grant me all musical controls.
Erelong our passion will bloom as we swoon.
Singing with chimes enriches our passionate goals.

Copyright © cecil hickman | Year Posted 2013

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Baby, you remind me of a bunny, 
sweet loyal and trustworthy
you always make life funny
when we're not together, i miss you badly,

you notice things no other man bothers to notice,
when i look into your blue eyes i see the true me,
my exes made me feel worthless
that's why i believe in our family,

when we speak i feel the love 
when you smile at me i could swim in your dimples
our hands fit together as snug as gloves
and one hug from you makes life seem simple

I'm so happy you are my boyfriend
i never want this relationship to end. 

Copyright © Nya Johnson | Year Posted 2013

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Blossoms and Bubbles

Blossoms and Bubbles

Blown bubbles shower them by every friend,
Aglow with rainbow colors, they now glide
And dance along this special day, attend
To hold each loving good wish prayer inside.

Held tight are lovely blossoms that commend
This unity of love so blessed by God,
The purity of bonding seen in blend
Of soft white petals and pink buds that nod

In hopes that this one day will never end,
That it be held as treasure all life through,
As blossoms filled with love, and bubbles send
Their blessings on this day they said “I do.”

The happy bride and groom leave church to share
Blossoms of love and bubbles filled with prayer.

© Sandra M. Haight 2015 
   All Rights Reserved

~10th Place~
Contest: Blossoms and Bubbles
Sponsor: Olive Eloisa Guillermo
Judged: 04/12/2015


Copyright © Sandra Haight | Year Posted 2015

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At  last the lonesome days are but a few,
times of missing you coming to an end,
for now, I think of only seeing you,
to feel your touch, my heart’s longing mend.
In my heart I cherish each sweet moment,
each day spent together, to mean so much,
ensuant to wistful hearts fulfillment;
when apart I miss your loving touch.
Still as lovely as on the day we met,
as sprightly as when you became my wife,
that day of joy I will never forget,
when you granted true meaning to my life.
Let us celebrate our togetherness,
eleven years of delight, blissfulness.

T.J Grén

For Poetry contest: Best love poem 3
Sponsored by: SKAT A

Copyright © Teppo Gren | Year Posted 2016

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                      Beautiful Lies

        Gazing on your beloved face sublime,
        Love’s mist reflection blazes in your eyes--
        Because I know I have so little time,
        I whisper kisses with the same old lies.
        Each time I vow that I will never leave.
        Tho caught again bereft that I must go.
        The simple truth too cruel to believe
        And hiding truth retains our lovers’ glow.
        Reality is killer to love’s plans,
        No matter how both lovers promised true.
        No man's vision has passion more consumed
        Than my yearning eyes nourished sight of you.
               You slept---and I slipped silent through the door--
               Donned uniform and headed back to war.

 written 12/10/2012  (alternate ending for the 21st centuray average man)

                         Beautiful Lies

        Gazing on your beloved face sublime,
        Love’s mist reflection blazes in your eyes--
        Because I know I have so little time,
        I whisper kisses with the same old lies.
        Each time I vow that I will never leave.
        Tho caught again bereft that I must go.
        The simple truth too cruel to believe
        And hiding truth retains our lovers’ glow.
        Reality is killer to love’s plans,
        No matter how both lovers promised true.
        No man's vision has passion more consumed
        Than my yearning eyes nourished sights of you.
               She sleeps---and I sneak silent through the door--
               Now dare to seek the playoff football score.

Copyright © Victoria Anderson-Throop | Year Posted 2012

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for Roger and Tessa 

I feel his presence as if he stood before me
My thoughts are tea-leaves only he can read
A brain scan shows I want him to adore me
While my heart shows for him my wanton need.

I trawl through the day, he could never bore me
I think of him even when I bleed
Heart of my heart, friend to never score me
Necklace of desire, bead after bead -

He knows my ways, how to love and shore me;
His speech shows me where and how to lead;
He never hurts, his will would never core me,
Or leave me hungry where I want to feed:

At times we see ourselves, strange and rude -
Clasp each other, beautiful and nude.

(c) Rosemarie Rowley
From IN MEMORY OF HER (2008)

Copyright © Rosemarie Rowley | Year Posted 2014

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My husband is a drunkard and abusive

My husband is a drunkard and abusive

Fight is a daily bread in my marriage,
I also lost a tooth in the process,
My body is mountain of bruises,
Blue-yes are like permanent makeup on my face,
I concluded that marriage is good for nothing,
He come home drunk in the middle of the night,
Even if the food is prepared and on the table,
He will wake me to sit right in the dinning to watch him eating,
Eating until he finish,
He will just speak a stupid things and force me to answer,
I answer or not answer the fight is on and beating went on,
I am the music in the ears of my neighbors,
Not when it is a payday for my husband,
He will push me here and there until i become angry,
Then the whole salary will be spent pleasing friends,
Until too little is left he will remember to come back home,
I am a poor woman but my husband is working for good salary,
I survive by the handouts from my mother,
Too sour, horrible and terrible,
But when he is not drunk he is little better,
When drunk, he is bad and even worse,
Everyday tears left a permanent mark on my face,
Stress and BP is finishing me off,
Each time I conclude to end this abusive relationship,
The obstacle is the children of the bitter relationship,
Back to forth is the same to me and I’m confused,
So much more bad to say about this relationship,
…Burst into cry, tears eroded…..

Copyright © Mulaudzi Ndifelani Eric | Year Posted 2015

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He Said Yes

The dating world has been turned upside down
What we thought of as taboo is now alright
Women don't wait for men to come around
Not a crime it's their undivided right

With Valentines day having come and gone
Imagine how many of them proposed
How many of these were frowned upon
It's a wonder how genders have transposed

Now I am not complaining, not a bit
It's easier for a man to exist
I am liking this change I do admit
No longer will my passes be dismissed

Please don't ask me to be your better half
It might be cute but it will make me laugh

Copyright © Tim Smith | Year Posted 2014

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It's a ripe hour under shield
And tranquil carefree splendid of the day
Quoting the splendour combination of beauty
It's the time on the lovers on board.
A butterfly pretty and pigeon beauty
Both are true and are mine
When duos redeemed, I was there
A babel of noise to must bubble
Won't I be backbitten as a backbencher?
I am an ally of the lovebirds
Background temptation must let go here
I am a friend and a best man to be
So, so and so thought should excuse my tract
And let me remain a matchmaker under zephyr.

Copyright © Abdulhafeez Oyewole | Year Posted 2013

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''My trollop dwells on the coast of Brazil''

My trollop dwells on the coast of Brazil;
in clear, crude notes her lips speak Portuguese;
her lewdness makes the earth and sun stand still--
what a tragedy if she were a tease!
Beholding her rude face is what I miss;
surrounding her in a vulgar embrace
and kneeling down to give her a bawdy kiss--
all these would make my quickening heart race!
The distance between us, like a thick mist,
keeps us apart;--but I by heaven swear
that someday we'll have our clandestine tryst
yet and anon in the same hemisphere. 
     And if she's not 'gainst tarrying for me,
     I'd give all to diddle her by the sea.

Copyright © Ngoc Nguyen | Year Posted 2014

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Treasures Of Your Soul

Silver expressions joyous loving times
Those precious moments over years divine
Snatching golden seconds when in our prime
Oh! Dashing youth "twas fate our lives

Silver expressions nestled and embrace
Memories of past sharings no mistakes
Our home, Camelot, welcomes and embrace
Youth has departed but eddy place aches

Love embowers our kindred hearts quiver
Wrapped in your ageless embrace agleam
Laughter bounces 'pon expressions silver
Noble dashing cloaked in charm kindness streams

Those silver expressions, love most divine
Once youth's folly now totally resign  

Sponsor: Gail Angel Doyle
Contest: Treasures Of Your Soul

Copyright © Sara Kendrick | Year Posted 2013

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Life after High School

Life after High-School is gonna be tough
I will do what i can to get employed
Even though it may be a little rough
and I'm sure it will make me paranoid
I will then ask my girl to marry me
We will have a nice house and nice yard
It will be rough. Yes! I guarantee
But i will have her there when things get hard
Nine months go by there is a little boy
I hope that time doesn't fly by too fast
He will be my little bundle of joy
Before we knew it the time flew on past
Hes in college, its just me and my mate
So, life out of high-school i just can't wait.

Copyright © whitney cooley | Year Posted 2016

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Forget me, you, where upon your name shall shine,

Forget me, you; where upon your name shall shine,
Where, therein your heart shall not ever repent,
For by then, I will be gone without a sign
And our love with its flowers shall far be sent,
And thus my part, a lover, done and proven,
For this ain't my love that don't care your future,
But the truth that I will burn in an oven,
Tolerating my broken heart in suture,
Escorting pain along with me to the sea,
To the depths where your eyes and heart shall not reach,
If once you see my son, call him for a tea,
For I shall sing him our love and its songs each,
For now this is all I say when you marry,
That my distance is my love that I carry. 

Copyright © Anees Rahman | Year Posted 2014

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Vengeful Wife

The Vengeful Wife

She had multiple bruises on her neck. 
They were remnants of the night before…
Blissful marriage a tumultuous wreck.
Love boat capsized, upon a rocky shore.

Her husband became a vindictive man
after five kids and twelve years of marriage.
Forsaking his vows, to the pub he ran.
Volatile marriage could not be salvaged.

During drunken stupors he beat his wife
until her body could no longer stand.
Then vengeful wife grabbed a large Ginsu knife
and tried to sever her tormentor’s hand.

To the angry husband the stern judge said
“Count yourself lucky it wasn’t your head!”

Copyright © Valerie Staton | Year Posted 2015

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Excitement is in Georgia standing on a ledge.
His expression is that he loves her.
But she loves someone else.
Yet everything about her says she thinking of me.
Tell me please, why is she not part of my destiny.
If faith is the witness, I will conquer her love.
She will not think of him anymore.
I called to her to come to me early on.
She answered by coming straight from home.
I was waiting on the balcony when I heard her knock.
I ran to the door and pull on the knob.
The door open hastily and we hugged.
We stood in the foyer for a moment or two.
Walking not saying a word, we enter the bedroom.
If faith is the witness, I will conquer her love.
She will not think of him anymore.

Copyright © Verlena S. Walker | Year Posted 2014

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The Perfect Wedding

The perfect wedding would be with the one who you love,
Where you both fit together like a hand in a glove.
Your wedding dress is as white as snow,
Looking at yourself in the mirror preparing for your Romeo .
You feel like you're a Queen,
You've dreamed of this day since you were a teen.
You're hair in curls flowing down your face,
Hoping a strand doesn't move out of place.
Your makeup looking flawless,
Your lucky because you're so blessed.
There are red roses sitting everywhere,
It's so breathe taking you can't help but stare.
Rose pedals sprinkled down the aisle,
Glad this day is here because it's been a long while,
As you walk toward your man you smile,
Holding back the tears that are starting to compile.
You get a rush of emotions that almost overflow,
You're so happy that your face has this glow.
When you finally arrive to your Groom you place your hands in his,
You're so excited because you've been waiting for this.
You wrote your own vows and so did he,
Because you want to express how it's meant to be,
As you hear his vows a tear rolls down your cheek,
When you've read yours, he can almost not speak,
This just shows how your love runs that deep.
As he places the ring on your finger for the symbol of love,
You know this is a blessing from God up above.
You place the ring on his finger and the deal is done,
Now the life of two becoming one has begun.
Sealing it with a kiss that your love will last eternally,
Husband and wife for all eternity.

December 23, 2013
~The One and Only~

Copyright © Pamela Bland | Year Posted 2014

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Laughing Devil saddens me on happy a occasion

Was having gala time with friends in Niece's marriage function 
Spirited friends thought of having bhang* for fun of rarity 
Greedy of mild floater effect, scary of hangover, finally gave in for fun 
Toast raised with glass of 'bhang', few more and began party  
Intoxicated, Laughing Monster seized me, laughed with insanity 
Friends tried all to normalise laughing tantrum 
But monstrous laugh only gained momentum 

Panic mounted, as I was summoned by Panditji*for marriage ritual  
As a maternal unclr, had to perform customary ritual with bride-groom  
Stuck with intoxicated laugh, but serious was ritual, embarrassed one and all   
Gained normalcy post ceremony, cursed self, all fired, pity having no room  
Pledged never to indulge in bhang, took a life-time vow soon 
Marriage album without my ritual snap, still condemns me  
Memory of laughing devil, on happy a occasion still saddens me  

PS (*) :
a) Bhang - Indian hemp, a milk concoction, having potential of queer intoxication 
& narcotic effect. Intoxication high results in mad indulgence of repetitive action 
for many hours. The action, one is engaged in at the beginning time of knock-out 
state perpetuates for many hours e.g if one was laughing... he will continue to 
laugh for many hours....   

b) Panditji – Priest performing marriage ritual


Rhyme scheme : a-b-a-b-b-c-c

( Entry for Members contest – The Devil made me do it by Thvia Shetley)

Copyright © Hitendra Mehta | Year Posted 2010

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Newly Married

This heart so sweet was under a rent purchase of its lands to become a village contract execution, more transparent oaths creating the billboards of marriage strong guided words from elders and parents willingness to learn is the only adage for two halves to be whole and coherent as years pass by with very light carriage swimming in a blue pool or dirty pond challenges present but each with its diaper no cover ups to threats, rightly respond more than one Army in a home is proper experience is added in each second decades of this bliss, beats love on paper.

Copyright © Funom Makama | Year Posted 2016

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The One who Loves the Most

He is not as sensitive she is not new to the pledge he's in nap, she is too active her bed is a two way sledge on her woe, he is so creative his pet on her, has an edge ego and gap tax the motive she ask not for asunder nor any of war or thunder joy fed to Anaconda as a rat in the den hides. Why is it her to abide? her low and he, all to divide

Copyright © Funom Makama | Year Posted 2016