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Tell Me

Tell me that thy love be true,
And I will never ever distrust again.
My fairest, I do pledge never again to go insane 
With rage, but be reborn from sin and bid adieu
To the pain that overtook and grew
In my broken body where jealousy did reign,
And controlled thy being through each and every vein
To proportions that were too impossible to subdue.

If thou do’st say thee does truly love me
Then consider thy mind and body clean,
Through the communion of thou dearest decree
Of love in its purest form that’s rarely seldom seen.
Take thy peasant hand and this guarantee,
I will be thy King—if thou will be thy Queen?

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  1. Date: 7/4/2010 5:45:00 AM
    Mike, this is still a beauty, I just wanted you to know, that I am mailing your Certificate of Achievement today, sorry for the delay work, work, work.... Love Constance

  1. Date: 6/28/2010 5:38:00 AM
    Congrats

  1. Date: 6/25/2010 12:14:00 PM
    A MASTERPIECE!!!!! Congratulations on your well deserved first place win, Mike. Lainie

  1. Date: 6/25/2010 7:12:00 AM
    Congratulations Mike on your win in A Rambling Poet's contest "Italian Sonnet". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/24/2010 6:35:00 PM
    What a fairytale and beautiful sonnet this is! Congratulations on your winning poem! ~ Carrie

  1. Date: 6/24/2010 5:57:00 PM
    Congratualtions on your first place for this wonderful and flowing Italion Sonnet,,very well written,,,Blessings..Cecil

  1. Date: 6/24/2010 4:32:00 PM
    Love, Love, it Love it! Great choice for 1st, congrats!

  1. Date: 6/24/2010 3:02:00 PM
    Congratulations, Mike, on first place in my Italian Sonnet contest, with this beautiful poem. Could you, please send me your address on soupmail, so I can forward, your Certificate of Achievement..Love Constance

  1. Date: 6/23/2010 3:55:00 PM
    Sounds very sonnet-ish, very romantic, Mike. Thanks for your sweet comments. LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 6/21/2010 2:36:00 AM
    excellent sonnet, Harry

  1. Date: 6/20/2010 10:04:00 AM
    Of love in its purest form that's rarely seldom seen. Nice line, good job on a difficult form.

  1. Date: 6/19/2010 7:52:00 PM
    soup mail..

  1. Date: 6/18/2010 7:31:00 PM
    beautiful write, enjoyed..P.D.

  1. Date: 6/18/2010 6:27:00 PM
    A wonderful write, I enjoyed the read. Caryl

  1. Date: 6/18/2010 2:46:00 PM
    This is just awesome. I like the reconciliatory tone of the poem. It calls for a win-win situation. Great job! Joseph