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Heaven's Shore

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What it is? Or Isn’t? What love is…Is joy inside Hearts so full of hope and faith Longing to give from the soul Gentleness, kindness, whispers of warmth Breaths of compassion that fulfill needs Answer prayers and enlighten spirits What love isn’t…Love isn’t fame Fortune or wealth. It isn’t the answer To questions that express a need for knowing All the best places, all the best spaces All the best faces. Love isn’t getting More than we give. It isn’t listening To the shadows of doubt within. Love is alive, a fire on the inside Breaking through the worst fears Assuring hearts their feeling is real Love is nurturing, honest and true Filled with faith and sincerity, serenity That feels wise and so self-assured Love is gentle and concerned with truth Welcomes tender thoughts and reflections On goodness, kindness and sweet acceptance Love is passionate and thrills the heart With the urge to listen to soft, gentle thoughts That beckon from the spirit of one who gives Love is the answer to many of our prayers It’s filled with faith and peace, sighs lightly Through the tenderness of a soft breeze Love is a dance through the melancholy sadness Lifting spirits with a caress from sensitivity Music caresses the heart with rich notes of inspiration Love loans more than hope and faith to us It loans rivers and floods of grace and mercy Pure joy that delights our most dismal moments What love isn’t… is fear, hate or greed What love is… is hope, faith and dreams What love isn’t… is anger, rage and doubt What love is… is living on a prayer to Him A God who knows our spirits live on real love Love that gives, lives and fills up our spirits With beauty and peace that comes from knowing Love that is stronger than anything there is Love that is wiser than anything that we might give Love that is the answer to our heart’s quest For a feeling that can guide us to heaven’s shore It is what it is..............or is it??? Poetry Contest Sponsored by: John lawless November 24, 2020

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Date: 12/22/2020 10:53:00 PM
Amen... Thanks for sharing this. Congrats. God bless you.
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Date: 11/24/2020 7:32:00 PM
our lives our much fuller when filled with love... love this one, wonderfully penned my friend... hugs and blessings! hugs
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Date: 11/24/2020 1:44:00 PM
So true. I was only thinking today about love and fire, but couldn't put it together as you have. excellent. so enjoyed this like all your wonderful poems. Well done.
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Date: 11/24/2020 7:52:00 AM
A beauteous write Regina, both sides of love, what it is and what it isn’t... Best wishes, Belle
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Date: 11/24/2020 4:23:00 AM
You define many facets of love so eloquently, Gina. Love is the bond that keeps us going.
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