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My Special Someone

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My Special Someone

English quintain

Who's the grandest marshal in my parade?
Who is the best of all the rest?
Who stole my heart without fanfaronade? 
Three questions I'll assess, 
and give you just one guess.

The most important person in my view
is that someone I can count on
when the going gets rough, no ballyhoo.
He's neither prince nor pawn
he does not feign or fawn.

I'd rather not name names, he doesn't mind. 
A diamond glows, transparence shows 
real treasure lies behind his eyes so kind.
No wonder that I chose
this gem when he proposed.

His life reflects the light of God above.
I cannot lie, a polished guy 
whose life is lived for family that he loves.
This man I will stand by
with pride until I die.   


Author's Notes:
for clarification, definition for  "fanfaronade" - 
a spectacular public display, fanfare.


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  1. Date: 10/12/2012 7:21:00 PM
    Well done Reason on your poem for Gail's contest. Great write - Shaz

  1. Date: 10/10/2012 9:27:00 AM
    CONGRATS REASON ON A BEAUTIFUL WRITE AND WIN LUV ..

  1. Date: 10/9/2012 8:37:00 PM
    REASON, congratulations, with your awesome poem in Gail's contest..... xox~pd

  1. Date: 10/9/2012 4:18:00 PM
    Congrats on your victory! A beautiful dedication to the love of your life!

  1. Date: 10/9/2012 3:05:00 PM
    congrats on your win

  1. Date: 10/9/2012 11:51:00 AM
    awesome poem friend Reason..Congratulations!! cheers!!

  1. Date: 10/9/2012 10:49:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Gail's "Diamond" contest Reason. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/9/2012 9:23:00 AM
    Lovely poem... enjoyed this tremendously. Congratulations on your win, R. Love, Suzette

  1. Date: 10/1/2012 10:17:00 AM
    Lovley tribute to the man you love Reason xx