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Ancient Dance

In twilight, old songs you're softly humming.
Silken smiles enliven your lovely face,
beguiling my presence still, becoming
in all your ways, sweet gift of heaven's grace.

Deep your eyes, beheld above the stillness
of mystic mien, dismissing every voice.
Caresses known in sadness and in illness,
a bounty cherished, if you make the choice.

Alluringly, you draw the bedroom curtain
and sing in softest voice of violins.
Of languid looks and outcome certain,
as old as Eve, the ancient dance begins.

Sway, your heated honey scent of passion
and poise, anticipating kiss conceived,
shall return my longing, in your fashion
and make my life ten times a joy perceived.

My love grows great to see your form advance
and weave with siren song the ancient dance.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014




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Date: 1/26/2016 9:08:00 PM
Roy, Congrats on your Best love poem #3 win. Hugs --- LINDA ---
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Date: 1/17/2016 4:05:00 PM
Amazing best loved poem landed on this winners’ list. Congrats on your win. Sara
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Date: 1/16/2016 11:56:00 PM
Congrats. Beautiful love poem. Reminds me, somewhat, of Romeo's passion for Juliet.
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Date: 1/14/2016 4:54:00 AM
Congrats on awesome win with this wonderful write Roy.
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Date: 1/13/2016 10:23:00 PM
Hello, Roy, Congratulations on your Best love poem win. Thank you for the support **SKAT**
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Date: 9/5/2015 1:32:00 PM
ROY.. Your fabulous write is featured this week on the Soup homepage.. Huge congrats and the tip of my hat! -LYRIC
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Date: 8/2/2015 2:34:00 PM
Roy.. such a beautifully written winning work.. Much applause!
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Date: 7/27/2015 6:16:00 PM
a sonnet that beguiles the senses so tastefully done superb Roy hugs 7
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Date: 7/27/2015 9:41:00 AM
Brilliant poem my friend. Big congrats on your win!!A7
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Date: 7/27/2015 12:32:00 AM
Congrats on ur winning awesome write Roy! I hv missed reading ur poetry for quite sometime!
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Date: 7/26/2015 8:34:00 PM
ROY. Congrats on your win. ThanXs for the support. Love SKAT
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Date: 3/8/2015 1:02:00 PM
Roya, Congratulations, on your fine win. <3 LINDA
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Date: 3/6/2015 4:27:00 PM
Congrats..Sara
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Date: 3/6/2015 5:46:00 AM
Wow Roy, this is a number one for me! Your last stanza befor the ending couplet is so complete it could stand alone as a poem. I was transfixed! 7+
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Date: 3/5/2015 10:08:00 PM
Roy, CONGRATULATIONS, on your Hosty Totsy Win :-) ~SKAT~
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Date: 3/3/2015 11:09:00 AM
Congratulations Roy..Love & Regards
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Date: 3/3/2015 3:54:00 AM
enjoyed this dance with words, RoY! superbly written! Congratulations!
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Date: 3/2/2015 9:13:00 PM
Congratulations on your win. 7 Beautiful well said Blessings
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Date: 3/2/2015 2:35:00 PM
A gentlemanly verse of love, well thought out and executed. Congrad's on your win. Light & Love
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Date: 3/2/2015 11:33:00 AM
Congratulations! :D Kim Patrice
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Date: 3/2/2015 10:41:00 AM
wow Roy I love the passionate imagery here - lovely flow to the poem - many congrats:-) Hugs Jan xx
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Date: 10/10/2014 9:08:00 AM
Just found this great write my friend. Adding this to my fav list as it strikes a special place in my heart. Without a doubt a gem that gets a solid 7 rating..
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Date: 2/26/2014 6:19:00 PM
Hello Roy, Congratulations, on your win, thank you for sharing, and helping the reader Feel The emotions of Love through your poem. ~SKAT~
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Date: 2/21/2014 4:31:00 AM
Enjoyed the write on feeling the love and congrats on the fine win, Roy
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Date: 2/19/2014 6:17:00 PM
this was one of two lovely sonnets that just had to place in my top three! such beauty and romance conveyed through these lines - congrats on your win in my contest :)
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Date: 2/20/2014 9:20:00 AM
Thanks, Charlotte. I don't wander too often into the romantic category of poetry, so it's a real satisfaction to see that I can play with the big boys and girls.
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