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What I'd Do For Love

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What I'd Do For Love

For you through every gate  of hell I'd run
And rattle satan's door and laugh at fear.
Then soar beyond God's stars to hold you near,
To capture in my heart a thousand suns.

I'd fly through angry squalls and call it fun -
Make each and every sadness disappear,
So only happiness would draw a tear
And even then I can't say I'd be done.

But if you ever felt I'd do you harm;
Betray the precious love within your heart
And toss aside your trust and say adieu;
Fall prey to sultry other woman's charms
And every guile temptation can impart,
Then that is something I could never do.


Inspired by the song "I Would Do Anything For Love"
(But only good things!)
Craig Cornish Sep. 14, 2013

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  1. Date: 10/13/2013 9:29:00 PM

    congrats.......SKAT

  1. Date: 10/11/2013 12:16:00 PM

    Craig, congrats on your placement in the Songs to Poetry contest! A beautiful poem that reads like a lovesong. Love and blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 10/11/2013 9:14:00 AM

    Way to go ...Great winning work..Congrats..Sara

  1. Date: 10/10/2013 8:46:00 PM

    Craig, , Awesome Songs to Poetry ... congrats~ LINDA

  1. Date: 10/7/2013 8:20:00 PM

    what a beautifully penned poetic gem...congrats on your win :)

  1. Date: 10/7/2013 7:38:00 PM

    A verse to make a dear wife happy I am sure![any sign of the fairy door?] Congrad's on your verse winning! Light & Love

    cornish Avatar craig cornish Date: 10/7/2013 11:09:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    This poem is truly about the song, one of my favorite lyric creations by Jim Steinman and it is a very accurate inspiration of what the song truly meant which is about a love, simple as that.
  1. Date: 9/15/2013 12:24:00 PM

    a wealth of love and emotions in this exquisite write Craig good to see you back Shadow x smile

  1. Date: 9/14/2013 5:40:00 PM

    Welcome back Craig : )Your return is full of inspired thoughts and emotions .This sonnet is so beautifully penned.Describing so deep the loyalty to the one you love..and how far you will go to hold her heart.OutstandingB-). Good luck for the contest..This time I'm participating too..My second or third time in five years on the soup..: ).The name of the poem is Till last Magnolia blooms`Happy to see you back..and writing again.

  1. Date: 9/14/2013 4:08:00 PM

    this is fascination, craig ...and i am overwhelmed by the graceful brushstrokes of your sweet pining...as always, you enthrall!.:) huggs

  1. Date: 9/14/2013 3:51:00 PM

    Craig...this is absolutely tender and beautiful in every single way.....Amazing...welcome back! :)