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The lady of the lake

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The lady of the lake


The lady of the lake

The lady of the lake on water glides;
fair Guinevere, the bride of Queen Ygraine
sails far, to her beloved King Arthur's terre.

Her kinship with the distant Lord's soul guides
the boat of ebon and bequeathal bane,
his sovereign wraith and her eternal prayer.

© 11-01-2013, G. V., All Rights Reserved
(Sestet - Iambic pentameter)

(This poem missed to enter the contest "sestet", sponsored by nette onclaud)


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  1. Date: 3/14/2014 3:32:00 PM
    Before I even saw your mention of it, I knew what contest this was for. Nice descriptive interpretation of the young lady waiting in the boat. Congrats and poetic hugs!

  1. Date: 3/13/2014 12:49:00 AM
    Congrats Giorgio ! Well deserved top place !!

  1. Date: 3/12/2014 1:11:00 PM
    So fine!, Giorgio, in the vernacular of the era. I enjoyed reading your short piece, today. Congratulations!

  1. Date: 3/12/2014 11:20:00 AM
    Congrats on your win Giorgio, A very nice poem....Roger

  1. Date: 3/12/2014 8:03:00 AM
    Those were the days of true passion And with a sovereign prayer for you, I pray for more great poems of you, luv xxx

  1. Date: 3/12/2014 6:25:00 AM
    captivating....watching it mirrored over the lake through the use of beautifully chosen words. merited win // pc

  1. Date: 3/12/2014 6:23:00 AM
    Congratulations on a fine win in my contest and thanks for the participation, Giorgio

  1. Date: 2/3/2014 6:02:00 PM
    awe.. this is so nice.. thank you deary friend Giorgio .. enjoyed your fabulous sharing so much :) love and light :) Sk

  1. Date: 1/1/2014 6:23:00 PM
    I couldn't find , neither here nor on another site,, must be mistaken then. Well this seems a bit incomplete. I say that since it's Arthurian, and there's Guinevere,one wishes to read more. Add some more whenever you can...

  1. Date: 1/1/2014 6:10:00 PM
    There must be more, it's not complete... I think I've seen another. Wait I'll check..

  1. Date: 11/9/2013 9:20:00 AM
    nice poem ;) Good luck in the contest

  1. Date: 11/6/2013 10:10:00 AM
    thank you, G.. looking forward to another piece from you..:) huggs

  1. Date: 11/6/2013 8:10:00 AM
    I love the history that your poems procure for us, thanks xxx

  1. Date: 11/4/2013 9:37:00 AM
    This is amazing write my dear friend Giorgio. I love it and enjoyed reading it this evening. Thank you so much for sharing. A super winning piece for me. Good luck in the contest. By the way, belated thanks to you also for the lovely comments on our very dear friend PD's blog for me. I truly love every poet here. Everyone is awesome and amazing with their work & you're one of them (one of my faves as well). Thank u so much for everything! More blessings! love lots and hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 11/3/2013 4:59:00 PM
    Beautiful write that captures the image perfectly. Hugs

  1. Date: 11/3/2013 4:44:00 AM
    Interesting work that you have penned in this one..Enjoyed reading your labored effort..Thanks for stopping by with congrats..Sara

  1. Date: 11/2/2013 8:05:00 PM
    Geez, Giorgio. Your poem reads as gracefully as does M'Lady sail. Exquisite poetry, my friend. You're sure to bag top honors once more with this masterpiece. Your biggest fan, Licia :-)

  1. Date: 11/2/2013 7:49:00 PM
    very pretty. I think Nette will love it!!

  1. Date: 11/2/2013 6:23:00 PM
    Thank you for the congrads, and your great comments.

  1. Date: 11/2/2013 7:01:00 AM
    A very classic poem Giorgio to go with the picture our dear Nettie provided.I can imagine the lady of the lake sailing to her King whilst reading your verse.Have a Happy weekend.The weather is so bad today..this skies so grey but aw How I do love to feel the rain...Charm : )

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