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A Moment In Time....

Sleeping Beauties~ Moment in time....

As I reflected upon her picture; this fairytale revised ~

And how she disappeared so quickly

Yet but a passing vision before my eyes

Still not knowing, what it was about herself

Or why, her name kept resounding throughout my mind?!

For it seemed as though she had arisen out of nowhere

Amid this enchanting allurement, which had drawn me unto her soul ~

Trying to envision her, within my far away thoughts....

Knowing although, that it did not matter, in which way she shown?

Because it was her spirit that sparkled, her radiance unto me!

Listening to her voice; like the silver soothing waters, of a gently flowing stream

Her golden hair so glowing, as the rays of the rising sun

Tall and perfect; with a smile shining, like those of polished pearls

Eyes like transparent glass; bluer then the bluest skies

A touch as soft as the clouds; and her skin, as smooth as a virgins flower! 

And as my lashes blinked, once more, it was then, that I could see her there....

Like a goddess of all man's dreams she was, flawless ~

Mesmerizing, her brilliance; as an Angel when she did appear

As I bowed my head, and thought to myself, again

How never I would of believed, that she, would have been the one....

But as a phantom which passes within the shimmering night

Beyond, the frosted window pane of sight

Before I had awakened, she was silently and suddenly gone

Yet my eyes still glimmer at the thought, of how radiant she has become ~

While she dances away upon the waters of her moment

I know now, that her beauty and her soul, shall forever glisten

These portraits of her wonders, deep, inside of me

Her~Like the stars within the heavens....

"Tis better to have lived and loved, then, to have never loved at all"

Upon the stage of life; where she pirouettes like a princess

Whirling within the winds of Eden; gleaming gracefully, as she turns ~

Smiling, as I watch her now; thinking, who would have ever known!?

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Sleeping Beauty, revived, amid a moment in time....

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  1. Date: 11/16/2012 2:02:00 PM

    I remember, I do how wonderful you can write. Light & Love

  1. Date: 8/22/2010 11:18:00 PM

    again this write is breathless. portraying the spirit in one. of a goddess.(: i hope the stars fulfill the rest of your dreams at night, John. ~Always&Forever Lynette

  1. Date: 8/22/2010 11:14:00 PM

    this is breathless poem,John.a magnificent portrait about your dream of this beautiful goddess within her blue waters. .that you felt for only 'a moment in time' even a moments touch will leave the deepest of memories. .and i will just say that you have a very wonderful & spiritual,or otherwise intangible aroma in your own essence.its clear to see.also,i feel as if your name sounds of a very significant jewel.in other words,i find the sounds of your name amazing(:thank you~Forever Friend,Lynette

  1. Date: 8/21/2010 3:49:00 PM

    beautiful poem...amazing. thanks for the comment, very much appreciated(:

  1. Date: 8/4/2010 5:47:00 AM

    You see..I came to reread the poem you told me to :)..i thought you said surfing,yet i found a greater more beautiful gem. .beautiful poem. Tmfvs..C.C

  1. Date: 7/23/2010 7:56:00 PM

    Very strong feeling in these words.

  1. Date: 6/26/2009 7:54:00 AM

    This is another beautiful piece Dearest John, lovely images here with this beauty in white. Sounds like a love who touched your life deeply, and lovely how you kept her flawless face in your soul. YOur pen is so delicate, soft, romantic. Love, Charlene

  1. Date: 5/6/2009 11:20:00 PM

    thanks for your last comments,thanks for caring,you re such an honest friend and hope i can be the same always for you,now write us something nice as you know so well to write and we are waiting;-)smile----charma

  1. Date: 5/5/2009 10:06:00 PM

    I like it

  1. Date: 5/5/2009 2:20:00 PM

    re yout comment my friend who cares so much,till now i havent met any lions,great to know that they exist everywhere,a good reminder;-),till now all ve been kind to me,at the moment i havent any enemies,but if i have i pray God to help me love them and just hate thie deed,cos we re all human after all,on this poem i ve already commented but i read it again,and i love the way you treat your sleeping beauty--a gentle man--bravo ,i wait for anothe rof yours-smile

  1. Date: 4/30/2009 2:51:00 AM

    Wow, your fairytale poetry is dreamy, delighting the senses to awaken and drink in the wonderful imagery within. Moves along at nice pace to draw your reader deeper. Thanks for sharing yet another lovely written piece John, kindest thoughts as ever, Anna-Marie.

  1. Date: 4/19/2009 10:48:00 AM

    John! This is my fav poem of yours ...Your right it's better to be loved than never to be loved..I was lucky to haved loved 2 times ..But Heaven wanted them more..Thank you for your bueatiful words on my poetry...I look forward to what you have to say.. Would like to see more of yours..Blessings

  1. Date: 4/8/2009 3:39:00 PM

    very beautiful...i love the way u describe in this poem John...ur a wonderful writer...Love Faire

  1. Date: 4/1/2009 8:42:00 AM

    You have cornered this genre/style John.Rgds Brian & thanks or your welcome comments today

  1. Date: 3/31/2009 2:47:00 AM

    John Thank you for your beautiful words as you expess your self as no other here. Beauty of a heart you carry keep posting as I find myself wanting more...Your friend in Poetry..Love to you & yours..Cheryl

  1. Date: 3/23/2009 10:30:00 AM

    Excellently written John. A haunting enchantment...a picture of beautiful love. I love the imagery here...it's lovely.

  1. Date: 3/23/2009 6:26:00 AM

    Wow you hot steamy poet! Nice images here, and a unique style of his own, you have a knack for keeping your originallity fresh! I enjoyed it thoroughly and a virgins flower is a new one for me...I liked it~ You are a descriptive emotional wave of painted words! ...lustful & animalistic! ~A Flawless write! Thanks 4 reading my poetry...you R too kind! A gentleman whom I am happy to know in cyber soup~ God bless you friend of mine...keep up the great imagery and your fine tuned writing~! Janers :)

  1. Date: 3/20/2009 7:48:00 PM

    Wow sweet heartfelt John my friend you are a man shining in the doorway of doors. You tell a story of passion and truth yet so predicable but unpredictable? If you know what I mean. Yes I loved the line "Tis is better to have loved then never to have loved at all"! All men could learn from you, a shinning star of your own you are! You keep us all wondering what romantic story will come next! WELL DONE MY FRIEND! Love Laura :)

  1. Date: 3/20/2009 11:12:00 AM

    Wonderful imagry here. I hope you have described your own Sleeping Beauty. Thanks for your kind comment on my poetry. Love, joyce

  1. Date: 3/20/2009 10:50:00 AM

    I read this poem and imagine I am looking at a canvas where everything is painted, and the fairy beauty of words will exists when my imagination falls from its stem. God bless you.

  1. Date: 3/19/2009 3:10:00 PM

    Hello my dear friend! Enchanted... the perfect word to describe this poem! sO light and Lovely! Very strong imagry! I absoliutely adore the last line, "Sleeping Beauty, revived, amid a moment in time....." Beautiful work as always! Great title! 'Love to you and all of your loved ones' Your friend, Catherine:)

  1. Date: 3/19/2009 5:30:00 AM

    Dear John, This is beautiful. A truly enchanted write with such beautful, tender feelings. As always, your imagery is brilliant. I am so sorry I missed this. I thought I had checked yesterday orning but I must have checked on Tuesday before you posted it! It is a wonderful piece that reflects the tenderness of your heart, my talented friend! (Matthew 6:19-21) Have a good day! Love, Robin

  1. Date: 3/19/2009 2:39:00 AM

    wow what a sentimental touching deep poem,nice to found my way to reading this-charma

  1. Date: 3/18/2009 9:17:00 PM

    John, some of us write poetry, but you have the soul of a poet who is always true to himself. I love the way you use language to uplift our hearts. Your contributions on Poetry Soup make me glad I found my way here. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 3/18/2009 2:45:00 PM

    So many beautiful phrases, so many lines soften the heart. Very touching write John.

  1. Date: 3/18/2009 12:22:00 PM

    Very lovely and tender write. I agree with Kristin. This is much like a fairy tale. I love your images. You have a great gift of bringing your words alive, John. I really loved this poem. *^_^* Love from me and Bri

  1. Date: 3/18/2009 11:01:00 AM

    aww I love this poem of sleeping beauty, do you know my james was sleeping beauty today, he went for an operation at 12 pm and back on the ward at 1 pm we were home at 5pm WOW thats Gods' amazing healing, he had a delicate op but yet he has no pain where they had to remove the tortion. Gods' healing power is so uniqe, so majestic he is. when I read this poem it just reminded me how james looked when he was given the medicine to go to sleep he looked so peaceful and so cute. God bless you.

  1. Date: 3/18/2009 11:00:00 AM

    aww I love this poem of sleeping beauty, do you know my james was sleeping beauty today, he went for an operation at 12 pm and back on the ward at 1 pm we were home at 5pm WOW thats Gods' amazing healing, he had a delicate op but yet he has no pain where they had to remove the tortion. Gods' healing power is so uniqe, so majestic he is. when I read this poem it just reminded me how james looked when he was given the medicine to go to sleep he looked so peaceful and so cute. God bless you.

  1. Date: 3/18/2009 10:35:00 AM

    Awesome write! Your words sucked me right in, I could feel, smell, taste, and hear your words come alive! For a moment I forgot the stresses of my day and I basked in a slow peacefully world of imagination and serenity! Thank you for your sweet comment on my own poetry!

  1. Date: 3/18/2009 8:46:00 AM

    Yes, John, it was good hearing from you. I take great pleasure in visiting you again, and watch you chase your vision while it chases you into Eden. Good write

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