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The Audacity of Love

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The Audacity of Love

lt can greet you as an equal
compliment you like a friend,

can produce a new beginning
or, assault you with an end.

lt can trick you into thinking
that what you believe in now, is true;

then, make you feel like an idiot
as lonliness swallows you.

Life wouldn't be much without it
t'wouldn't even be grace from above;

we all experience it in many forms
that's the audacity of love.

It can also bring you comfort
and can ease your worried mind,

soothe you when you're hurting
and teach you to be color blind;


soften even the hardest of hearts
and give the spirit of a dove,

kill hatred with a knowing glance
that's the audacity of love.

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  1. Date: 8/7/2012 6:28:00 AM
    This is great! just the words the audacity of love is enough to kill it... good job!

  1. Date: 7/30/2012 4:47:00 AM
    'The audacity of love' -love how you've built on the title and proceeded to show the various instances that love is audacious! Lovely poem David!

  1. Date: 7/29/2012 6:35:00 AM
    Complextion, fluidity, the subtleness in this poem rises and falls; such is your 'Audacity of Love. Great work, dude

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    Date: 7/29/2012 7:00:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    most gateful, &, "horneylike the waaspp"!