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Magic Words The Libertine Called Passion

The libertine flails his torches
Burning staffs in his hands aglow
Golden sparks from the kindle beseech you
To dance on flames that he throws
For he is a man they call Passion
No soul has escaped what he's sowed

Good bye to innocence
Only embers are left where he's roamed
Good bye to innocence 
We all dance on the coals he calls love.

He is the thief we call Ardor
He spins plumes of turquoise and gold
Challengers fall, all are smitten
By warm sultry nights and moon glow
Behind his mask love is yearning
To break free of seductions steel glove

Good bye to innocence
His restraints bind us coarsely entombed
Good bye to innocence
We will dance on the ruins he calls love .

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011

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Date: 9/13/2014 7:59:00 PM
Wonderful write. I love this one.
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Date: 3/30/2014 2:57:00 PM
Bam Boota Bang! This Intruder His Masque Tempting No Less Himself Atop This Lake It's Gales He Proclaims As Passion ? So It Is We Find Yet Twisted Time; To Grab This Bull By His Horns We'll Climb And Plant Our Stake In This Heart He Fakes....Yeah, I Dig This So Much Power Amid Her Words: Super Ku's And Congratulations...Yours Truly, Jeremy
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Date: 3/24/2014 10:18:00 AM
Congratulations on your poem being featured this week, Lovely write, brenda
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Date: 9/25/2012 2:00:00 PM
his is primordial lament for that oft celebrated quality we mostly call love but which always demands a merciless tax at least! Its good to see the other, brutal face to love the enticer Brenda - As is usual with you, the metaphors are superb, memorable, but they do not outshine the beauty of the message - J.A.B. %
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Date: 6/27/2011 8:16:00 AM
Congratulations on your win in Leighann's "Magic Words" contest Brenda. Love, Carol
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Date: 6/25/2011 5:40:00 PM
Oh I like this one best! Very good stand alone write. Congrad's on your win. Light & Love
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Date: 6/25/2011 5:14:00 PM
Creative work..Congrats..Sara
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Date: 6/24/2011 5:30:00 PM
Congratulations Brenda on your win with this wonderful write, I enjoyed the read. Caryl
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Date: 6/24/2011 3:45:00 PM
Congrats Brenda on your amazing win in the Magic contest with this unique and creative poetry .. enjoy top ten sweet success with luv..
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Date: 6/5/2011 5:51:00 PM
so rooooooomantic! not sure there is really anything so good? about innocence? we sure would get in less trouble if we were wise instead of innocent? hmmm? GOOD write Light & Love [Hope you're writing a verse for me about wonderland or some alice related thingie?]
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