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A Portrait in Black and White

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A Portrait in Black and White

                                                    A Portrait in Black and White
                                                    (A painting by Briton Riviere)

                                         There she lies in black and white.
                                         So beautiful she lies there in my sight.

                                         She gave me strength when I was weak,
                                         And gave me the peace that I did seek.

                                         The road ahead I could not see,  
                                         But then like pure magic she came straight to me.

                                         She gave to me her precious love
                                         Which I know in my heart was sent from above.

                                         I’m so thankful today she walked into my life.
                                         She came without warning and became my dear wife.

                                         I look at her picture sometimes late at night,
                                         And feel myself lucky she made my life right.

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  1. Date: 7/19/2013 9:28:00 PM
    A beautiful Couplet! Congratulations on your wonderful win!

  1. Date: 7/19/2013 5:14:00 PM
    lovely congrats on your win Shadow x smiles

  1. Date: 7/19/2013 4:35:00 PM
    Ahh!! I like the flow, rhythm, and rhyme in this one..Congrats on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 7/19/2013 8:35:00 AM
    awesome Ronald, . congratulations... Luv*** LINDA

  1. Date: 7/19/2013 1:00:00 AM
    Such a lovely sentiment in your poem. congrats for your win.

  1. Date: 7/18/2013 10:03:00 PM
    Hi Ronald, this is nice.... congrats... luv ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 7/18/2013 8:15:00 PM
    Great imaginative verse congrats Ronald on your win xxx

  1. Date: 7/18/2013 6:32:00 PM
    Good Job, Ronald! You take a black and white picture and make it so interesting!

  1. Date: 7/12/2013 1:22:00 PM
    - Really like it, beautiful! - Have a great weekend. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 7/12/2013 1:20:00 PM
    Hey, I like how you did that! I have a poem on a painting too "Judith I". Good job, tender lines. MC