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Testament


A silver beam of moonlight sears
    your face within my memory,
branding you forever on my heart.
Its soft flare reveals a trace 
    of sadness there,  
as this fateful evening we must part.

My grieving soul will languish in the dark,
    flowers will cease to bloom,
their fragrance spent; only your 
swift return will flame the heavens
    and prompt the lark to burst 
forth into song, a joyous testament!

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  1. Date: 7/8/2012 11:58:00 AM
    and prompt the lark to burst forth into song! romance flourishes in your words, my dear. love, Kathy

  1. Date: 7/7/2012 6:40:00 PM
    Very beautiful! Terry

  1. Date: 7/7/2012 6:34:00 PM
    such lovely words flow from your eliquent pen

  1. Date: 7/7/2012 5:09:00 PM
    I understand fully... beautiful keith :)

  1. Date: 7/7/2012 4:40:00 PM
    wonderful title and a true "testament" to a loved one. just beautiful, keith!

  1. Date: 7/7/2012 3:46:00 PM
    What a delight it is to read your beautiful poetry Kieth! I just love your amazing piece! Great Work!!

  1. Date: 7/7/2012 3:26:00 PM
    Always bright and beautiful Keith, I appreciate your poetry, luv V

  1. Date: 7/7/2012 3:24:00 PM
    I've gotten into the habit of looking for your poems, Keith...always so well crafted with a natural ease and flow, yet so vivid as well - Tim