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Cleopatra and Anthony

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Cleopatra and Anthony

My love Anthony is like Egypt’s love of freedom
Like the Eagle’s love of blue sky
Powerful and strong, it binds me to you

My love Cleo is like a blossoming rose
Like that first ray of sun
Sweet and tender, it protects you forever

My love Anthony will wreck and perish
The enemy is sure to bow low
The lion’s roar will not be heard

My love Cleo, will cement and cherish
The tender nation’s core
The dove will fly again

Come my love let us stand together
And see the blaze in the sky
As King and Queen stare at their realm

Come my love let us stand together
And feel God’s grace from above
As worshippers stare at the stars
14/3/13

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  1. Date: 5/12/2013 12:47:00 AM

    congratulations, this was a very well deserved win, tahera! I enjoyed reading it a second time.

  1. Date: 4/15/2013 9:01:00 PM

    Tahera , Congratulations with your winning poem in Heather's "Famous Couples/Duos" contest. ~Always* Linda

  1. Date: 4/13/2013 9:09:00 AM

    Many congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 4/12/2013 6:04:00 PM

    I liked this very much, similar concept to the one I wrote, congratulations in the contest. Thanks for stopping by mine. Take care Richard.

  1. Date: 4/12/2013 2:52:00 PM

    I so wonder what she was really like? Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 4/12/2013 2:22:00 PM

    well written poem on this famous pair, I particularly like the closing line, congrats on your win :)

  1. Date: 4/12/2013 12:17:00 PM

    Congrats, Tahera. Well done. hugs, Ralph

  1. Date: 4/12/2013 3:48:00 AM

    Congratulations, Tahera! Well done!

  1. Date: 4/12/2013 2:15:00 AM

    well done my friend Tahera,,your poem is extremely historical love..Congratulations on your win..cheers!!! Hugs, Maria ;)

  1. Date: 4/11/2013 6:25:00 AM

    Congrats on your win

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 9:09:00 PM

    well done. Congrats.

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 8:37:00 PM

    Very nice, congratulations.

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 6:08:00 PM

    Writing in the first person takes them from the past to the present beautifully . Congratulations. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 2:52:00 PM

    Congrats on your win...Donna

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 10:10:00 AM

    Hi and many congrat Tahera you chose a great couple xx

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 9:21:00 AM

    Wonderful job, Tahera! Congrats on your win in my contest :)

  1. Date: 3/19/2013 11:00:00 AM

    I can't comment on this one yet Tahera, I'm putting one in this contest myself lol, though I wish you all the best. Thanks for comment left on my effort, Man in Kitchen. Take care, Regards Richard

  1. Date: 3/18/2013 12:21:00 PM

    Very well written Tahera and a very interesting choice of lovers here. Overall a beautiful write.

  1. Date: 3/15/2013 5:47:00 PM

    Oh my, Tahera..This is exquisite and elegant with a great sense of history as well...Makes me wonder what it would be like to travel back in time and actually meet these two lovers...almost too much to comprehend..

  1. Date: 3/14/2013 11:39:00 PM

    Tahera, you chose a really cool couple to write about. I like to imagine they were truly this in love with one another! Good one!