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you

you, the one that I desire 
fuel, thrown on a white hot fire 
burning, slowly higher and higher 
erasing, all those that were prior 

you, a light that shines on me 
a  sea, that flows upon my beach 
into shadows, far in you reach 
showing, all that we can be 

you, the one that holds me close 
hiding, things I want to know 
flickering, brightly the candle glows 
wax, forms thick, and pools below 

you, ease my mind, sooth the pains 
losing, ground with what I gain 
sun, shining after the monsoon rain 
you remain—you remain

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  1. Date: 8/25/2011 9:01:00 AM
    Lift your pen and let your creative words flow onto the paper J B. Thank you for sharing your writing with us. I enjoyed reading your poetry this morning. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/24/2011 10:37:00 AM
    Hello JB, nice to read you again :) Another wonderful piece you have created here...TAH

  1. Date: 8/24/2011 10:00:00 AM
    I'm not huge on the rhyme-scheme, but you did this very well, J B. I love the ending!