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Irony, My Dearest Love

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Irony, My Dearest Love

Was strolling down on Lover's Lane
With you lingering next to me.
Aphasiacs told me your name,
My love forever: Irony.

Your eyes of polished solar hue,
Comparable to no degree...
And I would venerate them too
My love, if I could only see.

You love the seasons with acclaim,
Adore the sight of all the trees. 
But then of course, it starts to rain
An acid that erodes the leaves.

But I confirm my love will last;
You may possess me endlessly.
My passion, never will it pass
Away, or go missing from me.

Despite my greatest efforts though,
There is one thing I cannot change.
It is your name, my deer, my doe.
The irony of love, so strange.

My love for you has now been slain.
As I was strolling down I slowed,
The sign that once said "Lover’s Lane",
Actually reads "Memory Road".

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  1. Date: 1/27/2010 4:04:00 AM
    Congratulations Gael, on having your poem featured this week. It was an enjoyable read. Thanks for sharing. Lovingly, Dane

  1. Date: 1/25/2010 7:48:00 PM
    First-rately feature Gael. Congratulations, Sincerely, Moses

  1. Date: 1/25/2010 11:19:00 AM
    Many congrats on your feature this week. Rgds Janette

  1. Date: 1/24/2010 4:40:00 PM
    congrats on the featured poem, it is very ironic, job well done!!

  1. Date: 1/24/2010 2:48:00 PM
    Nice use of rhyme and imagery. Congratulations on having your poem featured. Keep on writing! I wish you ongoing success. Karen

  1. Date: 1/24/2010 2:31:00 PM
    Can't believe I missed this brilliant piece, Gael! I've missed reading your work, as I've been away these last couple of months! Hugs, my friend! Donna

  1. Date: 1/24/2010 1:50:00 PM
    Many congratulations in you deserved featured poem this week >> James

  1. Date: 1/24/2010 1:34:00 PM
    Congratulations are your well deserved featured poem this week Gael. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/29/2009 7:36:00 PM
    Gael, kudos on this selected poem going through the finals! Ruben.

  1. Date: 9/26/2009 10:43:00 AM
    Gael, congratulations on making the first round of the contest...Raul

  1. Date: 9/25/2009 12:19:00 PM
    Congratulations on making it through the first round in the contest. Good luck in the finals! Karen

  1. Date: 9/24/2009 5:30:00 PM
    TERRIFIC! Best wishes through to the next round. Lainie

  1. Date: 9/24/2009 1:44:00 PM
    Congrats!! Love Light Truth Patricia

  1. Date: 9/24/2009 9:53:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poem making it through the first round.Wishing you the best in the finals. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/10/2009 7:49:00 PM
    Wow! A lot of irony in the last two lines, Gael. Love the way you brought your expressions of love to a close. Carolyn

  1. Date: 3/5/2009 6:16:00 AM
    absolutely beautiful... love the images... though at the end of each verse it turned grey... like the acid rain that burned the leaves... very well written!! ~ Arany

  1. Date: 3/5/2009 5:06:00 AM
    This is so sweet Gael. Hopefully we all get to visit there sometimes.