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A Kiss Under the Mistletoe

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A Kiss Under the Mistletoe

You saw me from across the room
beside an open door.
Your smile erased all of my gloom
and touched me to the core.

The mistletoe tied in a bow,
your kiss that caused my cheeks to glow!
The mistletoe, the mistletoe,
sweet start of something soon to grow. . .

Then on a most romantic ride
as we sat hand in hand,
you asked me if I'd be your bride
in Winter's Wonderland.

The one-horse sleigh took us away
where snow swirled down, then gleaming lay.
The one-horse sleigh, the one-horse sleigh!
My fondest dream took hold that day.

We snuggle by a crackling fire
here at the winter's end.
No other lover could inspire
me more than my best friend.

The warm fireplace, your angel face
which softly now my fingers trace!
The warm fireplace, the warm fireplace
shows love aglow as we embrace.


*This is actually called a Trijan Refrain, but it's very similar to quatrains.
11/26/13 for Rhonda Johnson-Saunders Kiss Under the Mistletoe Poetry Contest.

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  1. Date: 12/29/2013 6:21:00 AM

    Reading one of the sweetest romances here. Andrea, I so wish this to be true,, under the mistletoe. What's happening? one can see so much love all around this winter season:) xoxo...

  1. Date: 12/28/2013 8:36:00 AM

    Thank you for stopping by and reading my poetry. Send me the definition of the form so I can try one Andie, please. Light & Love

  1. Date: 12/15/2013 4:55:00 PM

    Lovely choice of setting for a kiss, Andrea, sure hope you have a lovely Christmas

  1. Date: 12/7/2013 12:24:00 PM

    Lovely sentimental poem. Full of warm images. Best wishes Linda x

  1. Date: 12/5/2013 10:35:00 AM

    Ah, so impeccably phrased. I see a handful of similarities to my mistletoe poem but this is written in such a sweet and meaningful way. Positively outstanding!

  1. Date: 12/5/2013 10:20:00 AM

    Very romantic stuff. SSSSSSMOOOOOCH! Then there is this one - She wouldn't kiss me in the canoe so I paddled her back. Hardy ho, ho, ho. Love, daver

  1. Date: 12/4/2013 5:07:00 PM

    Another romantic poem for the Christmas season! I love the rhyming in this one! Really great work, Andrea! I wish you good luck in this contest, as well!

  1. Date: 12/2/2013 6:12:00 PM

    Your poem's a wonderful romantic ride. The mistletoe really did its job-yeah!

  1. Date: 12/2/2013 5:27:00 PM

    You are a true romantic at heart Andrea! Loved it, Jack xox

  1. Date: 12/1/2013 4:29:00 PM

    You got me singing along this beautiful poem..I loooove this.So Christmasy it is.

  1. Date: 12/1/2013 4:09:00 PM

    The way you write, one tends to think that it is always true. That each romantic embrace and kiss is a memory of you. Love the love and many sappy returns. Peace. :)

  1. Date: 12/1/2013 7:55:00 AM

    Romantic and so lovely. I like the flow of this form, especially the repeating pattern.

  1. Date: 12/1/2013 12:17:00 AM

    You are such a romantic writer. I just love to read your poems. Nice piece....Roger

  1. Date: 11/30/2013 11:45:00 PM

    I recognized it Andrea and those repeating lines present such and impact! Brava! I loved the romance in this piece.

  1. Date: 11/30/2013 5:16:00 PM

    Very nice...Very romantic, good things for the season... Jack

  1. Date: 11/30/2013 12:19:00 PM

    Good to read of your happy thoughts here Andrea, interesting form you have chosen..'

  1. Date: 11/30/2013 11:36:00 AM

    Very sweet...such a nice kiss...aahhhh...and the proposal.....wow....:-)

  1. Date: 11/30/2013 9:56:00 AM

    Good day Andrea, oOoOo... A nice spicy kiss by the fireplace. Awesome warm imagery... Good luck in the Mistletoe contest... HUGS...LINDA

  1. Date: 11/30/2013 8:53:00 AM

    nice romantic poem Andrea....hugs

  1. Date: 11/30/2013 4:48:00 AM

    hope enjoyed the holidays Andrea.Start with an exciting poem. (: ) Jenish.

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