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Love's Display

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Love's Display

Palmed within your outstretched arms openly displayed
our fates are mapped for all to see, believe or be denied,  
so upon the lines of time and faith, let your love cascade.

Closed eyes will not belay the coming, I'm afraid,
nor opened eyes change an outcome gone awry
palmed within your outstretched arms openly displayed.

Anger, sadness, fortitude, love that's been betrayed
can all be read upon palm, the future revealed, espied,
so upon the lines of time and faith, let your love cascade.

Within the carnival, behind the draped tent's arcade 
the gypsy fortune teller sits, her foresight on your hand applied,
palmed within your outstretched arms openly displayed.

Lines short or long, cut or curved, choice seems but charade
the hands tell all, the time of birth, of death, all they do confide,
so upon the lines of time and faith, let your love cascade.

So hold your hands above your heart let your love be laid,
lead the best life that you can, let goodness be your guide,
palmed within your outstretched arms openly displayed
so upon the lines of time and faith, let your love cascade.


Contest: Rhyme Battle Round 4


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  1. Date: 4/6/2014 5:04:00 AM
    Wonderfully written! Congrats on your victory!!

  1. Date: 4/3/2014 1:15:00 PM
    sweet win...PD

  1. Date: 1/15/2014 9:28:00 PM
    nice.SKAT

  1. Date: 1/4/2014 6:44:00 AM
    Way to go...Sara

  1. Date: 1/3/2014 11:09:00 PM
    nice win...PD

  1. Date: 1/3/2014 3:40:00 PM
    a beautiful view form here, debbie.. cheers to you for a win in my contest!.. huggs

  1. Date: 1/2/2014 9:43:00 PM
    I really loved this one, Debs. Congrats to you. thanks for supporting my blog.

  1. Date: 1/2/2014 1:17:00 PM
    What a perfect mixing of muse and form!! Nice flow and inspiration.

  1. Date: 1/2/2014 11:27:00 AM
    I like the "upon the lines of time" refrain...congrats on a great win

  1. Date: 1/2/2014 9:57:00 AM
    CONGRATULATIONS, Ms. Debbie :) !!!

  1. Date: 1/2/2014 1:57:00 AM
    Contest: WITH THESE HANDS / / Sponsored by: Nette Onclaud is retreated!! - CONGRATULATIONS WITH YOUR YOUR BEAUTIFUL WINNING POEM, DEBBIE. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :))))

  1. Date: 1/2/2014 12:27:00 AM
    Thanks for sharing this fine poem on "With these hands" and congrats on a fine win, Debbie

  1. Date: 12/27/2013 9:37:00 AM
    Great way to go for the contest..Hands being read by the Palm Reader..The hands do tell much about us..Thanks for the visit to my page..On boxing day I went with Cody to get his Georgia CDL's, get his checking account set up so that he can put his check in it, etc..Today I cooked some food that I know Cody likes..Sara

  1. Date: 12/27/2013 9:03:00 AM
    wow, I love palmistry. Wish I'd thought to do one like this, Debs. I enjoyed how you put a message of love into it! Nette will love it.

  1. Date: 12/26/2013 12:33:00 PM
    Debbie, advice we all should heed!

  1. Date: 12/24/2013 7:24:00 AM
    Beautiful! I think this one is a winner! Merry Christmas

  1. Date: 12/24/2013 1:12:00 AM
    DG, , Guess what? , The end of the year is approaching :) and there's no way I'm letting this year end, without dropping by with SMILES and CHRISTMAS CHEERS. Thank You for making this a great year for ALL OF US. --- May magic fill your days and all your dreams come true this holiday season. MERRY CHRISTAMS <3 Love Linda -The Sweetest Poet Destroyer

  1. Date: 12/22/2013 2:26:00 PM
    - Debbie, a really beautiful poem. - Good luck in the contest! - I wish you and your loved ones an enjoyable Christmas - I hope the year 2014 will be a peaceful year. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 12/22/2013 12:13:00 AM
    hi my deary beloved angelica Debbie:) VERY AMAZING.. i do enjoyed so much :) thank you for sharing your brilliant talent <3 much luv and lights :) Sk

  1. Date: 12/21/2013 7:53:00 PM
    I enjoyed the fifth stanza the most, a total summery of our existence, Deb

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