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From the Overlook

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From the Overlook

a Spanish sonnet

Passion thrives on forgiveness, oh my sweet.
Your scorn will reason well to wonder why 
I attempt a smile even though your eyes   
refuse to cherish blooms laid at your feet. 
We need to take stock of trust when we meet;  
weeds of abomination  poke and pry.
From the overlook, my soul heaves a sigh,
you uproot our relationship with deceit. 

Your lie lacked confirmation from the start - 
why you would mock or kid, I do not know. 
Struggle rose within this admiring heart;   
impatience flames and yet I rise with hoe
of love to root out what your two lips thwart.
Each day, sees me at work melting your snow.


I think patience works well to promote passion in love relationships.
Notice the words in italics in the second stanza, flowers bloom there.


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  1. Date: 9/23/2013 12:47:00 AM
    Excellent Reason ....Seren

  1. Date: 9/22/2013 9:19:00 PM
    Excellent poem and win!

  1. Date: 9/22/2013 8:40:00 PM
    nice poem of passion...PD

  1. Date: 9/22/2013 6:47:00 PM
    Congrats on your winning work..Way to go!!!Sara

  1. Date: 9/21/2013 8:15:00 PM
    A very creative write Reason, congrats on your win xxx

  1. Date: 9/21/2013 1:54:00 PM
    Hi There Reason; pleased to read you passion write i wish you well Joe..)

  1. Date: 9/21/2013 9:04:00 AM
    Oh wow..........I think I have picked my favorite. The first line says something so important.....what a way to start it off !! love it! Congratulations!

  1. Date: 9/21/2013 8:42:00 AM
    great poem you have crafted here....congrats on your fine win :)

  1. Date: 9/21/2013 7:44:00 AM
    Reason great poem and thoughts congrats on being placed Shadow x smile

  1. Date: 9/21/2013 7:10:00 AM
    Congrats on winning in my contest, with this sonnet, Reason

  1. Date: 11/10/2012 5:19:00 PM
    Reason, wow..what is up with all the passion here at the soup... Love this sonnet, the Spanish vision is as beautiful as a rose... xox~pd