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The First Time

Yes indeed i need to walk again with reality
Yet keep the reflections I’ve gathered upon life’s long way
Sense once more locked away happiness that you gave this day
Your touch upon my soul in truth your speciality.

I walked amidst the mist the mystery of this my life
Then you come along a seed in the warmth of dancing light
With eyes of distinctive jade and freckles on a face bright
Spreading the message of love’s rebirth to a man in strife.

That first time at that first touch you awakened my numb soul
The lined eyes of wisdom the colour mirrored in mine own
The next step now a certainty the seed from thence was sown
Your happiness as cupids arrow to your heart my goal.

To walk with you in truth and from the mist to now emerge
To build that rebirth is my aim your hearts abuse to purge.

© Harry J Horsman 2013 © Mandy Tams 2013   
Collaboration with Mandy Tams The Golden Girl

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  1. Date: 11/26/2013 11:37:00 PM
    For old time sake, Harry, , Thank you for spreading and sharing your kindness. You know me I’ will always enjoy stopping by with love and support, no matter if I do not Understand what I am reading at times. I am very grateful and thankful to all who have been supportive of me one way or another. Your heartfelt words are the main attraction of who you are… Thanks for your inspiring visit. ----- Happy Thanksgiving ~ LINDA

  1. Date: 4/22/2013 10:20:00 PM
    Mysterious....and captivating...

  1. Date: 4/22/2013 3:03:00 PM
    Yo Babe---sorry Babe & Guy--love it!! Sonnet is my favorite form and you nailed it in form and images.

  1. Date: 4/21/2013 2:03:00 AM
    A sweet collaboration. Beautiful in all the ways. My sweet friend, loved always, bl

  1. Date: 4/18/2013 4:25:00 PM
    Human kindness shines throughout this lovely poem. Well done, both of you. :)

  1. Date: 4/18/2013 2:39:00 PM
    This is beautiful...lovely flow, imagery and 'turn'...a great collaboration...I love that this poem doesn't read with the stiffness I often feel when reading sonnets :)

  1. Date: 4/18/2013 9:57:00 AM
    Great sonnet you penned down here Harry. Good job.... Thanks for dropping by.

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 5:44:00 PM
    WOW! Definitely the best poem I have read today so far! This is awesome, I absolutely love it. And it was a collaboration? That just makes it that much more awesome!!

  1. Date: 4/16/2013 4:10:00 PM
    I can see the seedling thriving from the love in this write. A lovely and touching collaboration Harry and Mandy! Hugs

  1. Date: 4/16/2013 3:40:00 AM
    A beautiful Collaboration Mandy & Harry !! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 4/16/2013 1:41:00 AM
    Excellent. Very creative write. Enjoyed. Tfs

  1. Date: 4/16/2013 12:23:00 AM
    I find it so wonderful that you and Mandy did a collab-- this is a beauty, bravo to you both for writing such a heartfelt sonnet :)

  1. Date: 4/15/2013 7:29:00 PM
    Hi Harry, such a sweet way to find that special someone. You and Mandy have that special bond that makes poetry great to read. Love, lizzie

  1. Date: 4/15/2013 1:29:00 PM
    Beautiful remembrance of the past. It's really great one. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 4/15/2013 6:43:00 AM
    This is great Harry; that you and Mandycame up with some beautiful work. God bless you both.... Lucilla

  1. Date: 4/15/2013 12:48:00 AM
    Enjoyed doing this one harry thanks for taking the lead xx

  1. Date: 4/14/2013 11:48:00 PM
    Harry you and Mandy are tremendous, love your work together ....Seren

  1. Date: 4/14/2013 9:10:00 PM
    Very very beautifully penned. I agree with Carrie...you two make a fantastic team. My favorite line...the very last one. Fantastic. Beautiful. Inspiring.

  1. Date: 4/14/2013 7:37:00 PM
    A beautiful collaboration.........you make for a great team of poetic charm!

  1. Date: 4/14/2013 3:17:00 PM
    Nice collaboration, Harry. It's a pleasure to see two of my favorite poets coming together and dishing up writing of this standard. Well done to the both of you :)

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