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Portrait In Words

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Portrait In Words

Green eyes lined with wisdom love and now mirth
Hair the colour of snow, facially rife 
A heart so warm and gentle from his birth
Love he did miss, he lived a busy life

A hat upon his head is ever there
In love he never did think he would fall
His temperament, now cool to be fair 
His height is not short, and his spirit tall

In words he is gracious, clever and kind
In his heart love, and it’s full to the brim
His poetry gives us clues to his mind 
In thoughts and deeds there is none to touch him

His looks at one with such calm compassion
A beautiful face after a fashion.

© 25/04/2013 


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  1. Date: 6/3/2013 8:19:00 PM
    A lovely bitter sweet write, glad he had the outlet of poetry to show his love. Congrats on a terrific write and win. Hugs

  1. Date: 5/2/2013 6:48:00 PM
    Congratulations Mandy...this guy...so many guys...fit this picture here...

  1. Date: 5/1/2013 6:18:00 PM
    Mandy, a nice winning poem in the "WORD PORTRAIT" contest :-) *LINDA

  1. Date: 4/30/2013 10:38:00 AM
    Mandy, very loving poem about this man, you capture him very well, enjoyed reading it. Congratulations.

  1. Date: 4/30/2013 7:29:00 AM
    number one for me Girl,, congrats...

  1. Date: 4/30/2013 6:58:00 AM
    Mandy, excellent piece for sure...and Congrats!

  1. Date: 4/28/2013 10:59:00 AM
    I definitely expect to see this in the winners list. Very outstanding piece, Mandy! Best of luck to you in the contest. :) Hugs!

  1. Date: 4/28/2013 9:57:00 AM
    Beautiful Write Mandy... Best wishes~A.O

  1. Date: 4/28/2013 8:55:00 AM
    Beautiful descriptions of endearment

  1. Date: 4/26/2013 2:20:00 PM
    Dear Mandy, Hi Sis,Hope this finds YOU and YOURS(Ours) Healthy and High in the Spirit. Another great Portrait,Painted on the pages of POETRYSOUP. A stunning Sonnet and Tribute. Superb Quill. I LOVE YOU ALWAYS and FOREVER YOUR LOVING Brother...Harry

  1. Date: 4/26/2013 12:14:00 PM
    a lovely picture upon which dreamy, reflective thoughts take flight, mandy.. missed you... hope to stay around after a long leave... :) huggs!

  1. Date: 4/26/2013 9:55:00 AM
    I just love your sonnets Mandy, you express so much love here in this form,, the recipient of your love and your poetry, sure is one hell of a lucky guy,,, love this your poetry, so honest, so heartfelt....

  1. Date: 4/25/2013 8:58:00 PM
    Mandy, this "mystery" man is amazing! :) I loved this sonnet of yours. If it is who I think it is....he is so deserving! I applaud you! It isn't just the choice of person, but your choice of words as well....very beautifully written...tender and sweet. Just what I like! Hugs!

  1. Date: 4/25/2013 4:44:00 PM
    hmmm, it is somewhere here? I think I know who it is, MAndy!!! But also there are a few others it could also be now that I think of it. Very nicely done for the contest. I enjoyed this one. Please let me know who it was!!

  1. Date: 4/25/2013 3:28:00 PM
    Interesting work that you have penned in this one..It left me with questions which is the sign of good poetry..Thanks for stopping by with congrats..

  1. Date: 4/25/2013 2:19:00 PM
    Splendid!