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The Rose Of Avalon

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Below is the poem entitled The Rose Of Avalon which was written by poet Jon Arno. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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The Rose Of Avalon


Across the ocean far away
Angeles looks to sea
For weeks she’s been expecting him 
her prayers an anxious plea

The winter season has arrived
an angry ocean roars
The other ships have come back home
and all securely moored

The only ship uncounted for 
the Rose Of Avalon
Angeles worries desperately
her faith she falls back on

Each day her hopes are dashed aside
the image disappears
There are no ships beyond the sun
her hopes give way to fears

An then an image reappears
A mast with all its sails
It is the Rose of Avalon
her guns begin to hail

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  1. Date: 7/21/2012 7:08:00 PM
    A well told tale, Jon. Is this based on a true story or is it fiction? Nice work. Love, Kim

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    Date: 7/22/2012 6:28:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hello Kim...the poem is fiction. Had a picture in my mind of a lady waiting for her lover and it was starting to look like the seas may have taken him. Right when all hope was about to be lost there in the distance was his ship and the cannons were firing to let the people of the little village know they had returned