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Tenderness of an Iris

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Tenderness of an Iris

She smiles with the tenderness of an iris A wonderful blush of mauve and lavender There’s not anyone I’d rather see than this One who holds my heart and is my real lover Her appearance is just like a full flower She holds my stare and has some extreme power To hear her sigh is like music to my ears I will always hold her close for all our years
Russell Sivey

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  1. Date: 10/27/2013 1:54:00 PM
    I assume this was written for/about your wife. Could her name be Iris? I ask simply because it reminds me so of one I wrote for my wife some time ago. "A Rose That Never Fades" tells of the flower in my life... Great work, my friend.... Love reading it..... Jake

  1. Date: 10/24/2013 11:28:00 PM
    This is a bautiful poem written with a lot of tenderness. i hope your wish comes true. Thanks for sharing... Lucilla

  1. Date: 10/24/2013 9:17:00 PM
    Music to my night as I wander along bringing the calm bliss of your tune.

  1. Date: 10/24/2013 7:24:00 PM
    beautiful, beautiful............. thank you for sharing your tender love and heart..............SKAT

  1. Date: 10/24/2013 7:18:00 PM
    Russell..I've said it before...but your next one always seems to become my favorite one...extraordinary... lucky woman

  1. Date: 10/24/2013 7:17:00 PM
    So nice to read your verse this evening its been too long. Light & Love

  1. Date: 10/24/2013 11:49:00 AM
    yeahh, russel.. i love this romantic side of you... your kind of alchemy beathes and makes me drool.. what a beautiful, inviting piece set against a gaze undefineably enchanting... swell job!:) huggs

  1. Date: 10/24/2013 11:39:00 AM
    Absolutely lovely in every way, Russell...This is magical....Hugs

  1. Date: 10/24/2013 9:46:00 AM
    Refreshing & beautiful! Valuing the simple pleasures.

  1. Date: 10/24/2013 9:32:00 AM
    Ahh!! I am sure that this is a metaphor..Enjoyed reading this one about the love of your life..Thanks for the visit to my page..A magical suitcase could hold anything that I wanted at the time needed..I thinking maybe a fully fueled helicopter with a well trained pilot..Ha!!Sara..Still feeling quite ill..Sara