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MY DREAM VACATION: VENICE

I'd like to see Venice, the city of eternal peace to which poets and painters flock; the sunset' hues are impressive at dusk. I'd like to ride in a gondola, and admire La Serenissima while the venetian gondolier sings a familiar song that everybody loves...row gentler as you sing! I'd like to join the Venice Carnival, and be somebody's handsome groom, on the most eerie night, when there's a crowd in the Marco Polo ballroom... in the palace everybody wears a vague mask and a bizarre costume; be aware of the friendly ones who, with charm, have the intention to lure. I'd like to watch the luminiscent moon rise over the Dome of Saint Mark's Basilica at night; and for once without a visible, depressing spot... it should smile at me while I croon. I'd like to embrace that lovely woman with eyes as green as the grass of a meadow; and will she recognize me and forgive me again, or sadly remain a broken-winged sparrow? I'd like to bask in the warm sunshine as the huge Adriatic sky becomes a real light blue; and under Il Ponte dei Respiri I will glide in that gondola as she lies next to me with a smile so true. Translation: La Serenissima ( The Most Serene ), Il Ponte dei Respiri ( Bridge Of Sighs ). Entered in Linda-Marie Bariana's contest, " Viva Vacation "

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Date: 4/28/2010 9:51:00 AM
It is a city of much mystery and much pollution which will soon be lost to the sea so HURRY! Light & Love
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Date: 4/27/2010 10:48:00 AM
Your lovely words, make me want to go there too!! Good luck, Andrew ...this should do very well !! :)
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