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Love Blind Duo-rhyme

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Love Blind Duo-rhyme

I used to clearly see your face
But now you’re gone; as if erased,
Misplaced, or hid, or left behind,
Or lost somewhere inside my mind
I want you back; my heart is twined -
A Celtic knot I can’t unwind 
That aches your loss; I feel consigned
To memory’s unfair design
How can I love you, yet be blind?
You’re still a blank, still undefined
I keep on searching, frantic paced
I need to fill this empty space…


7/11/12

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  1. Date: 8/10/2012 1:39:00 PM
    Congrats on your winning work..Sara

  1. Date: 8/9/2012 10:44:00 AM
    A well deserved placement for you in the Duo-Rhyme contest. Congratulations Susan. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/6/2012 9:12:00 AM
    A very heartfelt write, Susan. I love your wordplay here.

  1. Date: 8/6/2012 1:05:00 AM
    love the sublime images here, susan... sweet congrats on your win!..:) huggs

  1. Date: 8/5/2012 12:54:00 PM
    You always take my breath away with your poignant poetry, Susan! Another one to my fav's...congrats on your awesome win! Love and Blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 8/4/2012 6:31:00 AM
    sigh..me & you both! [glad to see a bit of sophistication brought to this simple form] Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 8/4/2012 4:49:00 AM
    nice write Susan....congrats on your win...love...Joseph

  1. Date: 8/4/2012 4:00:00 AM
    Congratulations Susan, a well deserved win.xx

  1. Date: 8/4/2012 2:19:00 AM
    Susan congrats on your win,I love the Idea of the celtic knot line.. David...did you get my test email??

  1. Date: 8/4/2012 12:20:00 AM
    A lovely emotional tug on the heart with this winning entry Susan. Congratulations on your third place win.

  1. Date: 8/3/2012 7:02:00 PM
    Awesome and wonderful piece,Susan...Very romantic...Nice going.."How can I love you,yet be blind?"...Congratulations on your superb win...

  1. Date: 8/3/2012 6:59:00 PM
    Susan, the Celtic knot had me all wrapped up in this one!! I love the clever way you presented your message of love's frustration within this duo-rhyme form. I know you told me it was difficult for you to write this kind of poetry but you CAME THROUGH, lady. You did GREAT, and big congrats on your well deserved win!!

  1. Date: 8/2/2012 8:36:00 AM
    beautiful and bittersweet Susan.. u did wonderful rhyme sequences too.. emotional.. best wishes .. know Andrea will luv it.. as I do..

  1. Date: 7/17/2012 11:04:00 AM
    There's a lot of feeling in this poem. I enjoyed it. Thank you.

  1. Date: 7/16/2012 9:00:00 AM
    Your lines flow into one another so well, the poem just slips off the page into my mind. Beautiful.

  1. Date: 7/15/2012 11:13:00 AM
    Wow, Susan, you have impressed me a lot with this incredible write my friend! You have put together a great masterpiece here I believe! I really enjoyed reading this fine poem this afternoon, you'll do excellent in Andrea's contest! Great Work!!

  1. Date: 7/14/2012 3:01:00 PM
    Well written, Susan. Best wishes in the contest. Love, Kim

  1. Date: 7/14/2012 1:16:00 PM
    Susan I like it, good luck..David

  1. Date: 7/14/2012 12:14:00 PM
    A rhyme from the heart. Heartfelt piece my dear poet friend. Hugs n luv Michael

  1. Date: 7/14/2012 12:01:00 PM
    Wishing you the best in Andrea's contest Susan. Love, carol

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