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A Poem About Nothing but Love

A Poem About Nothing but Love By:
Tyner Twine "I edited a few parts from my original poem. As tribute to my first love's requiem. Nevertheless, this simple soul song is the same, Written all for love and not for fame. A poem of love I wrote on hot summer day, remembering the love that has, for so long, faded away." Would someone care to explain Why people write poems in a way That adorns with jewels something so plain That expresses emotions beyond the insane I lift my quill and dwelt on the thought, And realized the reflections I made and forgot... There I lift my pen THEN PAUSED and reflected: How should I begin to write, About lads and gals with love at first sight? Though I have tried as hard as I might, To close my eyes from love's delight, He won me over without a fight, Now all I see is love's pure light. I wondered... Now I shall write: Have I become some kind of fool Who let Love ruin my poems and rules? Who let Nostalgia come and play With distant Beloved's memories on a working day? Have I been foolish every night, To think his arms are holding me tight, To wish that he'll come home to stay, That he'll make love to me every night and day I think these thoughts and was appalled, How | felt too warm and oh, so galled In thinking that these thoughts might stay, and be my ruin at the end of the day. Love, oh love, is a cruel thing for fools if I might say, Though it is delightful it has a price to pay. Fool, fool, fool! With love as her tool... I am. Beguiled and ruined. Oh ~ why can't they just write about trees? Or how honey flows and comes from bees? Why can't they just write about the Sky? See the clouds and the mist and the birds that fly? Why can't they just write about life? How calves are born and how they die? How flowers bloom with the light of the moon, How the sun rose up and set too soon? Oh, a foolish poet's heart of clay, Be molded with the warmth of fate's faint sway! For life changed drastically above, As the fool that I am Writes a poem about nothing but love.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2013




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Date: 1/1/2014 8:19:00 AM
Dear Kristine I admire your insight into the world of poetry and love and loss. Sadness always has drawn me, maybe because it's in my soul. Love your repeat of ”why can't I" Kathy
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Date: 12/28/2013 9:05:00 PM
Amazing long accented poem. You're a true Poet!
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Date: 12/24/2013 12:38:00 AM
Enjoyed your beautiful write on a portrait of a poet and congratulations on the win, Kristine
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Date: 12/23/2013 5:51:00 PM
Well Kristine, you are just scary talented, and though you write on jilted love, your penmanship is profound, im sure the more you write you will also find it self theraputic and you will heal, blessings Carl
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Date: 12/23/2013 2:14:00 PM
Congrats Kristine on your wonderful win! This is perfectly written on love and a very appealing one too!! Thanks for your participation in the contest, huggs..G
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