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And Then Are Times -

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When love comes pounding on a drum, it comes on fast and hard and strong until two hearts in synch beat passion’s song. Sometimes love comes clanging down the tracks. It clashes or it clamors to be heard, so at its crossing, meaning is obscured. Other times, love lurks or it attacks. Unrequited, love can pierce or burn until its ventricle turns into black. And then are times love gently climbs or eases sure-footed to one’s door or sweetly seeps and saturates the soul. It’s strong and yet it’s soft. It doesn’t sting or snip. It listens and reverberates the whispers of the heart. July 29 for the Vibrant Verse Poetry Contest of Charlotte Puddifoot

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  1. Date: 8/9/2014 5:11:00 AM
    I can't get enough of it, Andrea.

  1. Date: 8/7/2014 2:27:00 AM
    So unpredictable is love. We never know when or where it might attack us from next.... I loved the way you expressed the physical affects that love can have on us. This is really great work, Andrea!.... Thank you for stopping by to read my poem once again. I'm so glad you like it! :)

  1. Date: 8/6/2014 10:29:00 PM
    ANDREA,, Congrats, on your win.... LINDA

  1. Date: 8/4/2014 7:09:00 PM
    Yes it does

  1. Date: 8/4/2014 3:06:00 PM
    So many ways to experience love, amazing andrea you have captured a vibrant winner! well done :)

  1. Date: 8/4/2014 6:13:00 AM
    This is really beautiful Andrea. Made me wish the poem was even longer, such an enjoyable poem to read. Congrats my friend.

  1. Date: 8/4/2014 5:01:00 AM
    Congrats...Sara

  1. Date: 8/3/2014 7:33:00 AM
    Oh the many faces of love, some we recognize and some we don't. Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 8/2/2014 10:11:00 AM
    Stopping back to give this beauty its due...congrats Andrea

  1. Date: 8/2/2014 8:26:00 AM
    Ah yes, Andrea, love in its many costumes. congrats on the win.

  1. Date: 8/2/2014 5:28:00 AM
    The eyes and mind are called to serve the heart. If you keep them open, love will come. That's what I get from your poem. If you keep them closed, love dies. And the eyes grow dim and the heart turns to stone. We are born innocent. Adia. Couldn't help the reference. :)

  1. Date: 8/2/2014 4:32:00 AM
    Love comes under various guises according to age and circumstances. I am sure that many of us experience love in different ways, during various stages of life. Congrats on an excellent write and deserved win. // paul

  1. Date: 8/2/2014 1:06:00 AM
    Subtly beautiful Andrea! congrats on fine win!

  1. Date: 8/2/2014 12:31:00 AM
    as often in your excellent work, Andy, it is the originality of the ideas which shines through the lines.....and i always get the feeling tha t each idea is strongly felt inside your heart too.........a lovely poem....I greatly enjoyed....thank you............best wishes Syd

  1. Date: 8/1/2014 6:57:00 PM
    A lovely entry Andrea. congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 8/1/2014 5:57:00 PM
    I will fav this beauty dear Andrea, it speaks to my soul, congrats on your win luv xxx

  1. Date: 8/1/2014 5:53:00 PM
    This is beautiful, Andrea...you know I love personification, and, wow, did you pull it off royally here. Congratulations.

  1. Date: 8/1/2014 5:29:00 PM
    Those metaphors rock ! That 3rd stanzz....(ventricles!! no less!) wow..... Amazing!! Congrats to you as always !! :)

  1. Date: 8/1/2014 5:20:00 PM
    andrea, I enjoyed this clever personification of love, and the metaphors you used - I think you covered every aspect of love! I also very much liked the alliteration you used, and of course I can always count on you to deliver flawless grammar and punctuation! congrats on your win in my contest :)

  1. Date: 8/1/2014 7:31:00 AM
    This is a wowser my very dear friend Andrea!A well-crafted poem about our greatest gift. I'll treasure this in my fave. Thank u so much. Best of luck and wishes. Biggest hugs! love much, Leonora

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