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Fairytale Love

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Fairytale Love

Fairytale Love

This is a story of young love to the old.
Best friends we were at a delicate young age,
Remained that way, until turning of life's page.
Now comes the time for our tale to be told. 

Attraction was strong but we never dared to dance.
The love we felt separately stayed hidden within, 
And many day's hours we longed to give in.
Not revealing our love we craved to romance. 

Oh young love, how innocent and sweet.
Fearing to admit it, may loose your best friend.
Dazed in each other's eyes never knowing back then,
The secret desire for our souls to meet. 

A meeting in mid-life was short and all too brief.
Years passed by and every now and then,
A song would play and you're in my heart again.
Silent yearnings may have erased many years of our grief. 

Older and wiser, we're given a second chance.
Days may be numbered, never knowing the end.
Profess your young love to your best friend,
And take that chance to romance that dance. 

A lifetime passes and now our love's revealed by both.
Admissions of love confessed to you my dear,
The truth of this has now come back through the years. 
This love we've always shared is now open to growth. 

An encountered stranger noticed the looks we share. 
Not knowing our story, he said to you and me,
This is a fairytale love that others can see.
There must be a glow when in our eyes we stare. 

The question still lingers, should we take that leap.
Has sorrow guarded our hearts from love,
Will time allow us to look down from above. 
Should we grasp onto life's pleasures to keep. 

Oh young love, how innocent and sweet,
To be given this gift that one only dreams.
Could this be...the real fairytale it seems?
Was it destiny in motion to once again meet. 

I know now what life is telling me I should do,
Here stands my best friend right in front of me.
He's been with me a lifetime in every breath I breathe
I've always been passionately in love with you.

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  1. Date: 11/22/2010 4:23:00 PM

    Congratulations on your win in the contest with this great work..Sara

  1. Date: 11/9/2010 7:11:00 PM

    Congratulations on your special and abiding love! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 11/9/2010 5:18:00 PM

    such longing!!! how could you two be such "chickens!!!" LOL I think the way your going it may have to wait till the next lifetime???? Jump in! Confess! Love! CONGRAD's on your win Light & Love

  1. Date: 11/8/2010 7:42:00 PM

    Congratulations on your high placement with this deserving poem. Good work. Charles

  1. Date: 11/8/2010 11:02:00 AM

    Congratulations on your winning write in Frank's Love Story Contest Maggie. Love,Carol

  1. Date: 11/8/2010 7:13:00 AM

    What a wonderful story, and to have one's best friend as a life partner, what more could a person ask? Lovely! Congratulations on your win!!

  1. Date: 11/8/2010 5:44:00 AM

    Congratulations on this well deserved win, Maggie

  1. Date: 11/8/2010 5:40:00 AM

    Congrats Maggie on your super win in the Love Story contest with this wonderful write and excellent entry.. enjoy today with luv..

  1. Date: 11/8/2010 4:56:00 AM

    A perfect poem and a wonderful win for you.. Conrats.on 1st place..

  1. Date: 9/14/2010 10:51:00 AM

    I enjoyed reading your poetry this morning Maggie. I am looking forward to tomorrow and what I might read of yours again. Never let your pen lay and dry out. The best to you in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. Love, Carol