Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership

See and share Beautiful Nature Photos and amazing photos of interesting places

Quote of the Day

Quote Left"The harder you work, the luckier you get."Quote Right

by Gary Player

  |  Comment

Paper Hearts

Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen Avatar  Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem entitled Paper Hearts which was written by poet Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

Read Poems by Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen

Best Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen Poems

+ Fav Poet

Paper Hearts

Paper Hearts

Paper hearts
Alas desire waltzed.
And thoughts chortled.
Every yearning was
Youthful temptation
And hot love.

Words not found
Shaped a fated soul.
The feast: fleeting feelings,
Put reason away.

Love, laughs
Evening stars
Suburban streets
A tenor voice
Technicolor dreams
Scattered wings
And a parking lot
Tell the tale.

Words soon found
Shaped our loving souls.
The feast:  fun filled follies
And full lives.

Pure hearts
Alas, had danced
And thoughts giggled.
Every yearning was
Committed care.
And sizzling…

By Dane Smith-Johnsen

Post Comments

Please Login to post a comment
  1. Date: 2/14/2012 7:34:00 PM
    DANE...CONGRATS ..ON YOUR WIN... Have a happy valentine days... ~ :-) Always, * PD

  1. Date: 2/10/2012 10:47:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Tracie's "What A Gem" contest Dane Ann. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/8/2012 9:24:00 AM
    congrats Dane Ann on a marvelous win for this exquisite poetry luv.. so enjoyed writing for your own contest too.. stay well..luv..

  1. Date: 2/8/2012 4:22:00 AM
    Congratulations Dane Ann a worthy win x

  1. Date: 2/7/2012 10:40:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading this Dane. Nicely written

  1. Date: 2/7/2012 9:57:00 PM
    Congrats for your 3rd place Dane ann with Paper Hearts its lovely xxx

  1. Date: 2/7/2012 2:33:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading your creative work this afternoon..Sara

  1. Date: 2/7/2012 5:59:00 AM
    Beautiful write carefully penned, I really enjoyed the view you depicted, love, and light,vie