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A FORBIDDEN LOVE

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A FORBIDDEN LOVE

How can I love you more?
On this warm summer night,  I sought intently  for a solution……

When suddenly my eyes journeyed afar….
Fixated on the illumination and activity of nights bright stars,
Which led me to an apparent constellation -
A pattern of stars spelling out your name -
So beautiful, so radiant that its existence and purpose
Only God could explain.
I stared in awe and marveled for some time -
till something happened-something strange.
The stars abruptly shifted, no longer spelling CHARMAINE.
An arrow took form and its head  meant VAIN -
In my direction  … Swiftly it aimed…
Piercing my heart and exposed its pollution
….. I never loved her

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  1. Date: 11/23/2011 10:23:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved poem being featured this week Larry. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/21/2011 5:57:00 PM
    Congratulations on your poem being featured this week, Larry

    McMillan Jr. Avatar Larry McMillan Jr.
    Date: 11/21/2011 8:31:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you very much.
  1. Date: 11/15/2010 5:04:00 AM
    O My God! You are wonderful with the use of words. well done, Larry.

    McMillan Jr. Avatar Larry McMillan Jr.
    Date: 11/21/2011 8:32:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Wow! Thanks. And God bless.
  1. Date: 5/4/2009 4:51:00 PM
    MY GOD! I have felt this so many times in my life. Thank you for writing it

  1. Date: 4/25/2009 2:30:00 PM
    Nice work.

  1. Date: 4/16/2009 6:40:00 AM
    aww what a great poem, it's hard when that happeens to us but God always knows what's best if Love is not form him it just wont work I know I have been there too, but now God gave me the best of the best, i hope you find true love God did it for me and he will do it for you too, God bless from diane

  1. Date: 4/13/2009 11:00:00 PM
    A powerful self-revelation... the realisation that love does not exist can be overwhelming. Well done my friend! Best wishes, Keith

  1. Date: 4/11/2009 3:33:00 PM
    Love and the loss of it well expressed. Unique. Love Christie

  1. Date: 4/8/2009 10:34:00 AM
    How i love this very lovely and different. What imagination! Love Anesha

  1. Date: 4/8/2009 12:36:00 AM
    An interesting concept, seeing your love's name in the stars, and then suddenly watching the feelings disappear as the stars move through the night sky. This gives us much to ponder, Larry. Very intriguing poem!