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Love Defined

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Love Defined


What is love, but an emotion,
So strong and so pure,
That nurtured and shared with another
All tests it will endure?

What is love, but a force
To bring the mighty low,
With the strength to shame the mountains
And halt time’s ceaseless flow?

What is love, but a triumph,
A glorious goal attained,
The union of two souls, two hearts
A bond the angels have ordained?

What is love, but a champion,
To cast the tyrant from his throne,
And raise the flag of truth and peace,
And fear of death o’erthrow?

What is love, but a beacon,
To guide the wayward heart,
A blazing light upon the shoals
That dash cherished dreams apart?

And what is love, but forever,
Eternal and sincere,
A flame that through wax and wane
Will outlive life’s brief years?

So I’ll tell it on the mountaintops,
In all places high and low,
That love for you is my reason to be,
And will never break or bow

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  1. Date: 10/24/2012 7:54:00 PM
    congrats on being featured! This is a wonderful write...I really enjoyed reading it.

  1. Date: 10/5/2012 8:46:00 PM
    Hello, Roy, I bet your soul-mate is going to enjoy you. Any women would love a lover who is strong and will not wilt like a flower. You give love fantastic meanings. I love the way you end the poem.. Integrity in a mans eye with a high lovely ego.. xox~pd

    Keith Avatar Roy Keith
    Date: 10/6/2012 8:33:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    linda i posted a poem last night called loving you,sure would like it if u would stop by an let me kno if its atleast half decision lol looking 4ward to ur opion thank you
    Keith Avatar Roy Keith
    Date: 10/5/2012 8:50:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thank you can we b friends then lol