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I loved you before your eyes were blue
Before your face belonged to you;
Before I heard your voice, I knew
The love I never knew was you.
                                                                                                                           Long days and nights I yearned for you 
Without a name or shape for you;
And when at last I met you
I knew I had always loved you.

And when I lay in bed with you
Enchanted by the night and you;
Holding close the naked you
I knew I'd always be with you.






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  1. Date: 3/18/2013 8:11:00 PM

    Infatuation....I so recall its grip dear poet ! And....its long last ! *smiles* Perfect write Elizabeth ! Have a great entry to Spring my friend.....much love, james

  1. Date: 3/17/2013 10:46:00 AM

    Wow, very beautifully delivered. Warm, passionate and delivered with fine distinction. You are the best ever!

  1. Date: 2/27/2013 10:29:00 AM

    The stuff dreams are made of.

  1. Date: 2/14/2013 9:34:00 PM

    " AWESOME" Liz,, going to favorites,,, Happy Valentines to you ;}

  1. Date: 1/5/2013 11:54:00 AM

    enjoying this wonderful and tender write again : )

  1. Date: 12/3/2012 9:25:00 AM

    It's a Soulful poem wonderfully expressed. Thanks......Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 12/2/2012 6:20:00 PM

    Wow! What a romantic poem, Elizabeth. A write overflowing with passion. I like it. Thanks for visiting my poem Pain -The Destiny of Man. I am sorry I am responding to your comments of April 20 today as it wasn't communicated to me. What your searching eyes have seen in my poem is right. It is indeed my story. Went through Spinal Stenosis operation. Second part is destined to stay till I live. Tell me what happened to your back pain. Did Botox injection work? I hope it did. Love. -Mohammad

  1. Date: 11/24/2012 11:14:00 AM

    Oh.....You.....But my eyes aren't blue? Ha,ha. :oP

  1. Date: 11/9/2012 9:44:00 PM

    Beautifully penned! A love that transcends boundaries is sure to stay.

  1. Date: 11/9/2012 7:54:00 PM

    Going into one of my fav

  1. Date: 11/9/2012 7:53:00 PM

    Beautiful write and flow. A love that lasts a lifetime-- o child of mine.

  1. Date: 11/9/2012 8:12:00 AM

    SWEET poem Liz! Wasn't sure if you were writing about an as yet unborn child (check out my latest poem) or the perfect specimen of a man like me:) Ha - Ha - Ho-Ho Hee-Hee Sweety! But seriously, thanks for reading & commenting on the Uncertainties of Life. It certainly is a fickle little thing don't ya think? Always keeping us on our toes! Life's full of surprises and your one of the best I know. Thanks again and keep on writing your uplifting poetry. Terry

  1. Date: 11/7/2012 7:06:00 PM

    So tender and delightful! As perfect a three-verse poem of love as I have ever read. Love, Keith

  1. Date: 11/7/2012 12:21:00 PM

    Hi Lizzie! U won't believe this but the Autumn Air poem was inspired by another you tube link u sent to Jag...then he forwarded it to me...it is the one about most beautiful photography...remember the pic of the cat towering over the mouse in a field? Yep, that's the one!! Thanks for your part in inspiring that winning write...haven't been on fb hardly at all...then missing u here as well...write something for me about that scooter bike....please?...luv

  1. Date: 11/5/2012 4:06:00 AM

    This is a beauty Lizzie, thank you for always checking up on me especially when I am so silent :) love Wilma

  1. Date: 11/4/2012 9:47:00 PM

    A dreamy and tender write, Elizabeth. A beautiful read before heading off to bed, will make the night feel soft and peaceful. I'm doing fine, some days I think I'll start back writing, then something else pops up.:( Keep well, Love, Mikki

  1. Date: 11/4/2012 2:31:00 PM

    beautiful write, my friend - and flows beautifully, as ever

  1. Date: 11/4/2012 3:53:00 AM

    Excellent. Well penned. Enjoyed. Tfs

  1. Date: 11/4/2012 1:11:00 AM

    Sweet and passionate write. I am never disappointed with your work. Very nicely written. Thank you for your kind comments and support on my poetry. Your presence is really uplifting. :) Always, Laura

  1. Date: 11/3/2012 10:36:00 PM

    Rereading this one. It's so wonderful!!

  1. Date: 11/3/2012 5:35:00 PM

    This one looks more and more attractive each and every time I take a look at it, the first stanza making all the differance. Thank you so much for your kind visit, love!! jag

  1. Date: 11/3/2012 5:28:00 PM

    What a beautiful poem. I especially love the first stanza. It brings visions of a mother's love for her child. Superb poem.

  1. Date: 11/3/2012 4:51:00 PM

    Great work..It leaves me with questions so that is good...I am glad that I chose this one to read this eve...Thanks for stopping by..I was on the outter edges of the storm with only one day of massive dark clouds but no rain and wind..We have had wind for days..The jet stream brough us colder air down from Canada sort of a little touch of winter...Sara

  1. Date: 11/3/2012 2:13:00 PM

    When it is the right person, our hearts definately receive advance notice. I enjoyed this poem, good job evoking emotion.

  1. Date: 11/1/2012 6:24:00 AM

    Good write you have here. It reminds me of a poem I've written called "Ghost". Keep up the good work - JH

  1. Date: 11/1/2012 12:37:00 AM

    Hi my dearest Eliz..how are you...am so happy to ready your heartfelt write..and enjoyed it much !!! lovely ....<3<3<3 luv and hug SK

  1. Date: 10/28/2012 2:01:00 AM

    I am speechless. This is great poem.

  1. Date: 10/27/2012 2:23:00 PM

    Hi Elizabeth so glad I stopped by and read this beautiful love poem, really enjoyed the words, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 10/25/2012 8:33:00 AM

    Breath taking... especially the end...intricate weaving from 'nothing' to 'everything'... Terry (and tanks for your erver-kind words!)

  1. Date: 10/25/2012 7:49:00 AM

    What a beauty and imagination blended with emotions, you have weaved Elizabeth in this lovely love tale. Perhaps this is more than physical love. Great sketch of a love more close to metaphysical love, which is more lasting than the routine love. Another brilliant creation from your artistic pen. Sorry Elizabeth that because of internet problems I was totally cutoff from rest of the world in last 3-4 days. Love and best wishes always..Ravindra...Elizabeth Wesley.

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