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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: 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

  1. Date: 6/2/2013 6:30:00 PM

    One could read this beauty without ever noticing that it followed the ABC rules..........and that is a compliment, my friend!

  1. Date: 6/1/2013 7:22:00 AM

    to me a true,ABC poem is one of 26 lines, from A-Z, and you have written a wonder here, good luck in contest...

  1. Date: 5/31/2013 5:58:00 PM

    Lovely Craig......just awesome.....did you mean for the free from all but me to to separate like that? I almost didn't see it...lucky lady..

  1. Date: 5/31/2013 5:29:00 PM

    hi Craig I love the build up in this, feelings that range from loneliness and melancholy to happiness and love. super write Linda

  1. Date: 5/31/2013 4:51:00 PM

    Awwww, beautiful ABC, Craig. Veronique sure is a lucky gal. Licia :-)