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Embracing Their Lives

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Embracing Their Lives

A boy and a girl in love, 
hugging beneath starlit trees, 
like spirits enjoined by God, 
race to forever.

Shadows moving like the wind
decorate the ground with shapes
dancing beneath the moonlight
silhouettes of trees.

Branches twisted together 
awakening the sunlight
sparkling like young lovers
embracing their lives.

© February 20, 2012
Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen


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  1. Date: 2/23/2012 3:15:00 PM
    A lovely picturesque write. Congrats on your win, Dane Ann! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 2/22/2012 4:27:00 PM
    Great love theme for the contest..Enjoyed reading..Congrats on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 2/22/2012 4:19:00 AM
    I love it. Very vivid and beautiful. Congratulations on your well deserved win.

  1. Date: 2/21/2012 8:09:00 PM
    This is beautiful, DAne Ann. Glad to finally see it here in the winners' circle. Congratulations.

  1. Date: 2/21/2012 8:15:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in ~Russell's~ "Trees Everywhere" contest Dane Ann. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/20/2012 7:45:00 AM
    very nice poem have a nice day