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Darkness

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Darkness

There is no more I need to know
We're lost in the night;
Washed in the candle glow
Of shimmering light.
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In this moment longings flare
The time is now;
So much we have to share.
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Hear the night wind as it sings
It fans the fire;
Remove your things.
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The darkness dances and dips
The firelight flickers and falls
From your toes to your lips 
As shadows skim the walls.
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  1. Date: 6/30/2014 10:11:00 AM
    Hi Elizabeth, i just stumbled on this gem! Wow I love the brilliant imagery which lights up your writing like a star! Wonderful!

  1. Date: 5/23/2013 7:51:00 AM
    Your wonderful poem shimmers... Terry

  1. Date: 4/21/2013 9:48:00 AM
    Congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 4/20/2013 7:15:00 AM
    Perfect says it all Elizabeth...congratulations

  1. Date: 4/19/2013 9:37:00 PM
    Hi Liz, Congratulations IN HONOR OF Andrea's favorite POEM contest. *Always & Forever' @->- LINDA -<-@

  1. Date: 4/19/2013 8:46:00 PM
    loved this from the first time I read it, not surprised at all that it's one of Andrea's favourites as well, beautiful

  1. Date: 4/19/2013 8:31:00 PM
    Elizabeth, a sweet win~*~SKAT

  1. Date: 4/19/2013 8:20:00 PM
    Sensuous and sensual. I love the pacing and gentle flow of your poem, my friend. Congratulations on your well-deserved win in Andrea's "fave poem" contest. Well done, Elizabeth. I miss having you around :)

  1. Date: 4/19/2013 8:14:00 PM
    Many congrats my dear friend Elizabeth! This is indeed great and amazing ! Soo love it & so enjoyed. Thank you so much for sharing! Have a grace-filled day! Love and hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 10:44:00 AM
    A nice sensual read Lizzie. Wonderful poem. love phyl

  1. Date: 3/10/2013 12:14:00 PM
    nicely penned Elizabeth...Joseph

  1. Date: 2/21/2013 11:16:00 PM
    Awesome write Elizabeth ;}

  1. Date: 2/20/2013 1:42:00 PM
    That last stanza is so riveting Lizzie, so transient - I love the anxious urgency and desire in this composition my friend - great cadance too! - the spirit aspect is not lost on me either -J.A.B. %

  1. Date: 2/15/2013 7:14:00 AM
    I just had to come back and take a second look at this gem...my oh my, can't seem to get enough of it- Tim

  1. Date: 2/14/2013 8:43:00 PM
    Another great poem that I enjoyed reading. Thanks for sharing. Lucilla

  1. Date: 2/12/2013 11:26:00 PM
    Lizzie, a sensual delight to read. You never disappoint. Lovely as always.

  1. Date: 2/7/2013 8:21:00 AM
    nice imagery - you paint a romantic scene :)

  1. Date: 1/31/2013 10:15:00 AM
    Nice sensual write on this poem. soup mail. love phyl

  1. Date: 1/30/2013 6:49:00 PM
    Your poetry always gets right under the skin. Beautiful verse! Can't wait to read more. :) Always, Laura

  1. Date: 1/30/2013 3:42:00 PM
    Understated beauty in the dark...you do it so well; your last stanza tells the tale so well! You are so brilliant! Yes, Woman are Important...Downfall??? Perhaps...ha ha . I know you can be ALL consuming...But so far I've been able to match your great STAMINA...I'm a victim of that mysterious affliction...'Precocious Puberty' "He who starts first...finishes last" ha ha

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