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Being In Love

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Being In Love

Being in love is when
Veils of mist vaporize
And swollen buds appear
To brighten jaded eyes.
When they open up
The heart defibrillates;
Then the rush of passion surges
And intoxicates.
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Being in love is when
Dreams of autumn whisper low;
And the love fires burn
In the frost of winter's snow.
But the leaves spin and turn
When sorrow's pain of losing
Feels such exquisite pain;
And things beyond one's choosing
See love go again.
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  1. Date: 6/18/2014 6:56:00 PM
    Poigant and beautifully written. The emotions of being in love are very well penned and very moving. The ending is sad and I can feel your pain as I read this. You are the best poet on this site. Thank you for sharing!

  1. Date: 8/11/2013 8:13:00 AM
    This is awesome. You have email. Now iknow why you commented on that poem of mine :-(

  1. Date: 5/26/2013 11:02:00 PM
    Great write you are very talented! Thank you for sharing this with us :) - Edward

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 10:52:00 AM
    To be in love and then to have to watch it go is a sad thing. Lovely poem. Trying to read a few as I have not been on the soup a lot lately. Took a break and have been more on facebook. Need to get back to writing but seem to be in a writing slump or maybe just my mood. Snow just does not want to leave this year. love phyl

  1. Date: 4/4/2013 10:37:00 AM
    A roller coaster that you're willing to stand in line for. Yes. Hi stranger! It's been awhile. A very awesome piece!

  1. Date: 3/31/2013 1:43:00 PM
    You write with such a knowing and a way of expressing into words that which cannot be expressed easily. A beautiful poem Lizzie. I loved it! Mahalo

  1. Date: 3/31/2013 9:20:00 AM
    "When sorrow's pain of losing feels such exquisite pain." This shivers me. What strong communication! Did I catch this on PFT? Love, Dave

  1. Date: 3/30/2013 2:44:00 PM
    Very deep write my friend. Very meaningful too.

  1. Date: 3/29/2013 5:54:00 PM
    I think I saw this one when you first posted it. So lovely. When will you post more, LIzzy?

  1. Date: 3/28/2013 7:40:00 AM
    Had to stop by to read my favorite poet's newest and wham!... I get hit with this beautiful gem...'exquisite pain?' Wow...You keep topping yourself my friend - Tim

  1. Date: 3/28/2013 1:05:00 AM
    very nice Liz,,,very nice indeed, I was sick with the flu about 8 days, You have a blessed Easter ;}

  1. Date: 3/24/2013 8:46:00 AM
    ilove the way you described being in love..To watch love go...that s somehow sad..beautiful poem

  1. Date: 3/22/2013 11:07:00 AM
    It's the mystery of love. Excellently worded the sequences. Thanks.....,Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 3/21/2013 4:16:00 PM
    Your poems have an intoxicatingly soothing effect every time I read them, I am glad I didn't miss this one. How are you my dear friend? I know I have not been active on soup lately, have been a little too busy with life. Will drop by more often now, cant afford to miss on your GREAT works. Take care, Elize.

  1. Date: 3/20/2013 1:57:00 PM
    The beauty of Love's suffering - very tender & true Lizzie - J.A.B. %

  1. Date: 3/20/2013 4:11:00 AM
    Elizabeth, this one quakes! mine faves...jimbo

  1. Date: 3/19/2013 1:12:00 AM
    lovely sweet Elize...how lovely ..enjoyed so much your fabulous write... as always :) much luv and hugs my darling dear <3

  1. Date: 3/18/2013 10:53:00 AM
    exquisite Elizabeth. Thanks for stopping by my work. We have had more than our share of rain, but today God granted us another gorgeous day of sunshine ( we can forgo the Ark building for now) Its cold out but too lovely to be stuck indoors , heading out for a walk shortly

  1. Date: 3/18/2013 9:54:00 AM
    Great contrast - Just like love

  1. Date: 3/18/2013 8:33:00 AM
    Exquisite words of love Elizabeth ! Well written poem. I purposely left squirrel out of the poem to have the reader think about what it is about. Anne

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