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Until One Day

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Until One Day

Although I lived before
Bliss was measured day by day.
Cheerful moments dulled in empty rooms
Devoid of a kindred spirit
Each day started the same, 
Free from all but me,
Graced by diminished 
Hopes of ever finding "You".
Inside I cried,
Just me, alone.
Kindled embers 
Languished in shadows,
Mesmerizing lonely glows
Never meant to burn again,
Only to wait, only to wait.
Perhaps love will never come again
Quelled by fear of pain,
Reminded of fickle
Suffocating sophisticates,
Tempting liars lost like me, 
Until one day she walked in -
Veronique, more beautiful than her name,
With a heart that sang, and with
X's and O's that I could hold.
Your breath was that soft
Zephyr that once more sparked a flame.


Written May 31, 2013

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  1. Date: 9/14/2014 7:51:00 PM
    Craig, this is so good you'd think you invented the form.. Did you?? Congrats on your incredible write and win!

  1. Date: 9/9/2014 10:35:00 PM
    Congrats on your winning awesome write Craig! Could feel the longing veiled in ur lovely words!

  1. Date: 9/9/2014 3:23:00 PM
    So happy for you and Veronique, congrats on your win xxx

  1. Date: 9/9/2014 2:19:00 PM
    Congratulations, Craig, this is a nice example of an abecedarian poem. Amazingly done. Love Linda

  1. Date: 9/8/2014 12:46:00 PM
    such longing in this excellent poem Craig such a high standard was set and you shone congrats on 1st place ty for your support hugs

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    Date: 9/8/2014 1:05:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    TY Linda, take care of yourself, hope you're well and doing better!
  1. Date: 9/8/2014 6:51:00 AM
    New-born love within a lovely Abecedarian. Well done, Craig, and congrats on a very deserved win. // paul

  1. Date: 9/8/2014 4:50:00 AM
    Beautiful piece, flow natural flow yet flawless, Congrats. Craig

  1. Date: 9/7/2014 11:04:00 PM
    Some of us got it and some of us don't!. . . You got it!

  1. Date: 9/7/2014 8:18:00 PM
    Your phrases for the use of x was inspired! Z as well ... Congrad's on your win, proud to share the spot with you. Light & Love

  1. Date: 9/7/2014 4:07:00 PM
    Beautiful tale. Congratulations. on win.

  1. Date: 9/7/2014 1:48:00 PM
    great write Craig my congrats:-) hugs Jan x

  1. Date: 9/7/2014 1:39:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win Craig. Nicely done Abecedarian poem.

  1. Date: 8/3/2013 7:28:00 AM
    Wonderful piece,Craig...Congrats on your win...

  1. Date: 8/1/2013 11:21:00 PM
    it is awesome...... LOVE ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 7/30/2013 11:31:00 AM
    CRAIG! This was absolutely beyond beautiful! I never got stuck on the form....just impressed as I went through to see how you just absolutely laughed at any restricting rule....flying straight through to perfection! I'm amazed! To my favs....Congrats....In my book...this is a first place win!

  1. Date: 7/30/2013 10:20:00 AM
    Beautiful poem, congratulations on your win. Lee

  1. Date: 7/30/2013 8:39:00 AM
    Craig, , congratulations... with your sweet win... luv.. Linda

  1. Date: 7/23/2013 1:53:00 PM
    'Your breath was that soft/ Zephire that once more sparked a flame'..ayy how romantic is this verse and how beautiful your words Craig.

  1. Date: 6/25/2013 1:55:00 PM
    Nice poem.

  1. Date: 6/7/2013 2:28:00 PM
    Wonderful imagery in that last line. Light & Love

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