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Dinner For Two

In the beginning a girl meets a boy
A connection felt like shock waves
An entire lifetime seen in each others eyes
Still only babes barely out of school
Will you come with me and dine with me 
Dinner just for two

Time passes on but still feels like only yesterday
What was challenging is now made easy
Together boy and girl grew
A night on the town, a little playing around
Dinner just for two

Moving on in the world, finding their places
Never straying far from each others hearts
No longer does just a girl meet just a boy
Emerges woman to man, innocence gone
Responsibilities now playing their role
Days changing all on their own
Sacrifices made a sing song trade
Dinner just for two

Life continues somewhat different from the start
Younger days gone and spent believing 
In each others arms days and nights spent
Memories of a lifetime built together 
Days of yesterday the same in their eyes
Destined to be together for all time
Fate uniting their hearts and souls

Stolen moments, quick kisses, sweet embraces
Dinner just for two

Learning to hold on tight through life
When everything around you changes
Sometimes time stops when the rainbow ends
The pages of their journey's story still evolving
Reality and fantasy trying to hold their own
To make for an interesting adventure
Waves of emotion wash over each other

Come let us run away, get away if only for the day
Dinner just for two

Written by:  Shannon Deane
Written:  June 19th, 2011
For: P.D.'s Poetry Assignment

"Can honestly say that was the hardest form of poetry I have tried to attempt to 
date, I don't think I did enough justice, but this is the result of my rough copy, my 
apologies for the rough attempt"

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  1. Date: 11/9/2011 8:32:00 PM
    Ah yes but you did good baby, dinner for 2 enchanting n new, great work

  1. Date: 10/29/2011 6:36:00 PM
    * “Yesss * Meeting The One You Come to Love * As Time Amid The Truly Fortuned Reveals Their Souls Mate * My Sweet Beautiful Shannon * As For Justice Unto Poetics Quality * Though I Myself Am A Virgin Amid Novice * I Would Say That Your Lovely Beautiful Took It Deep * Into Excellence * Also, Tis I Whom Blushes * When Beholding Such Splendours As I Have Here At PoetrySoup * Beauty That Stirs My Soul * Luv * Sarah.” *

  1. Date: 6/26/2011 8:26:00 AM
    Your words have been played through out many a year Shannon. I think you have done a fine piece for PD's contest. Good luck with it :)

  1. Date: 6/24/2011 6:20:00 PM
    I give you much kuddos. I tired and failed but it doesn't mean I won't try again LOL It was beautifully written. love cory

  1. Date: 6/21/2011 5:05:00 AM
    a tough form Shannon but u aced it brilliantly with a powereful emotiional story of love and lovers.. good luck in the contest .. u get an A plus from me .. luv this one ..am sure PD will rank it high luv..