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Above Desire

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Above Desire

Though days are long and nights are longer far,
and seconds rush, though hours slink slowly by:
I glimpse the past's light through a door ajar
as to these golden moments spirits fly.

As hand in hand, loose locked, we smoothly glide,
over pebbled paths and ramble-rutted roads,
no fearsome visions do belay our stride,
for in our hearts there beats a ribald ode.

Of Artur and his lovely Guinevere,
ensconced in castle turrets, flags unfurled:
who bask boldly in love's glow and glare,
about such reflection my memories curled.

Aye, let all mankind gallantly aspire,
to lofty heights like these above desire.




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  1. Date: 7/7/2013 10:04:00 AM
    D G -CONGRATULATIONS!!! with your 5th poem theme contest. always & forever * Linda

  1. Date: 7/5/2013 2:25:00 PM
    Debbie congrats on you win. A fine poetess you are. Enjoyed reading this one today. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 7/4/2013 4:51:00 PM
    Debbie, I can see why you are so talented today..... You have been talented from the start... Congratulations.... Jake

  1. Date: 7/4/2013 6:07:00 AM
    Love it Debbie, you even rock in your older poems!

  1. Date: 7/3/2013 11:27:00 PM
    Congratulations, <3:-) A wonderful 5th poem. thank you for choosing my contest........ ............. LOVE * SKAT

  1. Date: 6/2/2011 6:35:00 AM
    While stopping by to read some of your amazing poetry I would like to thank you for your comments on my poetry. Your words are always appreciated Debbie. May the sun always shine down upon you and fill your soul with inspiration. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/1/2009 9:25:00 PM
    classic beauty! Deb! you are a Master Poet!... jimbo

  1. Date: 3/24/2009 6:42:00 AM
    Deborah, Thank you for pointing me to this magnificent piece. I enjoyed it as I always have loved this sort of theme. It's not hard to see why this is a winner ! Keep them coming and best wishes, DOUG

  1. Date: 2/5/2009 6:48:00 AM
    Variant spellings are as follows; Artur,Arter, Artos and Arzur for the King of old. But please keep the critics coming how else will I improve!

  1. Date: 2/5/2009 2:35:00 AM
    What an awesome vision your have conveyed with these beautiful words. Congratulations on your win in Brian's contest. Third Stanza, please check Artur - sb/ Arthur. Once again, Deborah - this is beautiful. Love and peace, Lainie

  1. Date: 1/31/2009 5:37:00 PM
    Congratulations, Deborah!! An excellent entry and well deserved win in Brian's contest! :) ~ Love, Carrie

  1. Date: 1/30/2009 3:37:00 PM
    Dear Deborah - Congratulations on your WIN in Brian's contest! Peace always, John

  1. Date: 1/30/2009 6:42:00 AM
    This was even more lovely as I read it this time. I love the line "Then to these golden moments spirits fly." Congratulations for your well deserved win in Brians contest! Love, Robin

  1. Date: 1/30/2009 5:45:00 AM
    Congrats on your place in Brians contest. Love Christie

  1. Date: 1/30/2009 5:39:00 AM
    Congratulations Debbie on your win in Brian's contest! Awesome Sonnet! Well done! Love, Shar

  1. Date: 1/22/2009 12:13:00 AM
    Thank you for supporting my contest Debbie.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 1/8/2009 7:50:00 AM
    This is wonderful. Beautiful phrasing and great imagery. Thank you for suggesting it. Love, Robin

  1. Date: 12/6/2008 4:32:00 PM
    A fine sonnet with perfect cadence and rhyme... I have been browsing your work; you have a true poeic sensibility... I shall return! Best wishes, Keith

  1. Date: 9/6/2008 11:48:00 AM
    This sonnet flows very well. I like message and the symbology used. Keep writing and great job! ~Joseph