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False Start

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False Start

Thou cleave mine heart with genteel grace,
Whilst hiding chagrin upon thine face.
Teasing me with words so sweet,
Encouraging mine heart to once again beat.
Battered from love's exhausting games,
Endless list of forgotten names.
Thou finding humor to lighten mine heart,
Heavy with abandon promise’s false start.
Infusing mine heart once again,
So only thine love would remain.


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  1. Date: 7/1/2012 7:02:00 PM
    Congrats Lisa you won in your own special way, luv vie

  1. Date: 6/29/2012 12:58:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win in Brian's "#185" contest Lisa. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/29/2012 10:53:00 AM
    A huge congratulations for this poem of vintage quality and perfection. Bravo !!

  1. Date: 6/29/2012 2:00:00 AM
    Lisa congrats on your great win..David

  1. Date: 6/28/2012 8:55:00 PM
    Lisa....had to return for a re-read! I find this syntax the most difficult type...Bravo again for this fine win! gwendolen

  1. Date: 6/28/2012 1:59:00 PM
    Congratulations on your top spot, Lisa. Very eloquent.

  1. Date: 6/28/2012 9:06:00 AM
    Congratulations on your first place win with this wonderful poem! Lori

  1. Date: 6/27/2012 6:23:00 PM
    I believe my friend your from another era, love it and congrats. for your win hugs vie

  1. Date: 6/27/2012 6:20:00 PM
    Congrats Lisa on this outstanding first place win! Love and Blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 6/27/2012 3:31:00 PM
    Hi, Lisa, it is always nice to read your awesome poems... congratulations with your awesome win, in Brian's contest..xox~PD

  1. Date: 6/27/2012 2:53:00 PM
    Lisa...Love the British accent! Sweet sentiments! Congrats, gwendolen

  1. Date: 6/27/2012 2:12:00 PM
    Touching love poem! Congrad's on your big win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 6/27/2012 11:29:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Lisa. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/27/2012 10:39:00 AM
    Congratulations on your winning place xx

  1. Date: 6/27/2012 10:04:00 AM
    thumbs up to you for this wonder of a poem, lisa.. congrats!..:) huggs!

  1. Date: 6/27/2012 9:53:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poem winning.

  1. Date: 6/27/2012 4:06:00 AM
    Beautiful poem... worthy of your 1st place win! Terry

  1. Date: 6/23/2012 8:47:00 AM
    lovely Lisa,love as lone as you live

  1. Date: 6/22/2012 1:24:00 PM
    Amen!! Peace and blessings Lisa.

  1. Date: 6/22/2012 11:23:00 AM
    Lisa, this is a gem, I love it especially the ending! Wilma

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