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On One Knee

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if you wanted to dance with me
i mean really wanted to dance with me
then i would
i would dance with you

if you needed me to walk on water
i would stand there until the lake froze
then i would
i would walk on water for you

if you suggested i climb 
a mountain 
warm at the bottom
freezing at the peak 
i'd buy you a snow globe
turn it upside down and up
hold your hand warm 
watch the freezing snowfall
climb your suggestion creatively

if you mentioned 
you'd like me to paint your portrait 
i'd buy every different colour of acrylic paint I could find
blend them on a canvas
paint your colourful internal portrait
every crayon in the box 
that's who i see

if you said move me
i wouldn't hire a truck
or even touch one stick of furniture
i would write this poem for you
put a bow on it
fingers crossed 
i would move you

your lips are always on my mind

if you want a man
willing to do...
...a man...
...hold you gentle but firm

i'm here 

ring in hand 
on one knee

November 28 2016

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016

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Date: 8/5/2017 5:07:00 AM
I am thinking about you Armand and missing your beautiful words. I hope you are well my friend? Blessings, Connie
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Date: 5/29/2017 7:08:00 PM
Oh you are a real gentleman who knows what a woman wants, and this is a real poem full of beauty and romance.I hope She'll take her chance.
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Date: 5/20/2017 6:06:00 AM
I have goosebumps right now lol Wow... this is soooooooo beautiful, Armand. You have such an amazing way with words... truly a gift.
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Date: 5/14/2017 2:57:00 PM
Hi Armand, another excellent write from your hand. One reads spellbound from the first word to the last. So simple the words flow and yet so strong the feelings they show upon the page. Once again your write does make me feel peace but also love, love for my own lady. You hold your readers imagination from beginning to the end of each peace you write. This piece is such a gentle slice of love my friend. This has to be a seven and a fave. Your Friend always....Mike.
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Date: 5/13/2017 5:03:00 AM
Good Morning Maurice. Have a seat please and let me ramble for a moment. My goodness. I love love love this. As someone who believes in love and believes in romance entries to be shared by two special people this entry is beyond beautiful and marvelous. I see perfection in every way. All poetic elements are attached including the emotive factor which shines. The feeling and emotion are executed marvelously. I can go on but I will spare you. Well done completely and entirely. Excellent. PS perfect with the title also.
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Date: 5/1/2017 11:50:00 PM
What an ending, Maurice....delicious. I loved the stanza about holding gently...but's a wonderful man who can do both. Loved this piece. Thanks for your recent visits to my work and your words of comfort on the passing away of my Uncle. It was much appreciated.
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Date: 4/29/2017 7:49:00 AM
How sweet and unusually different and romantic! Well done Armand.
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Date: 4/26/2017 4:26:00 AM
Wow , how beautiful Armand, what words , what a voice. I am truly impressed. Are you an actor? A Super 7++
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Date: 2/10/2017 12:33:00 PM
What woman could say no to such a wonderful proposal? Your work is always so rewarding to read - such an imagination, such a spinner of words. Love, daver
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Date: 2/8/2017 2:22:00 PM
Beautiful and sweet
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Date: 1/29/2017 6:00:00 AM
You're so romantic. Your poem, with its simple language and imagery, may move the woman in your mind.
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Date: 1/25/2017 5:45:00 AM
OMG this is good!...I was certainly moved! You know how to capture a woman's heart Armand. Bless you..Connie
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Date: 1/19/2017 11:05:00 AM
The uniqueness of a proposal to which there could be no negative answer! You are a romantic at heart, Armand! Regards // paul
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Date: 1/17/2017 8:40:00 AM
Now I thats a proposal!
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Date: 12/23/2016 10:34:00 AM
A touching write my friend, sweet as can be. A super Fav for me. A top 10 write.... LOVE LINDA
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Date: 11/28/2016 8:07:00 PM
and oodles and oodles of Happy Birthdays with a big bow on top!
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Date: 11/28/2016 8:06:00 PM
SO SWEET, ARmand!! Gosh, I did not even get a proposal at all from my hubbie. WE just "fell into marriage" so wow, if a guy had proposed this way to me in my youth, I would have melted like jello!! Favaroo!!
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Date: 11/28/2016 3:37:00 PM
Hi Armand, I came by to wish you a HAPPY BIRTHDAY. May all your wishes and dreams come true. WoW! That was some proposal. It was so beautiful and romantic. The imagery was lovely. Thanks for the cyber gift :-) Alexis
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Date: 11/28/2016 12:59:00 PM
Armand, I wanted to wish you a Happy Birthday! I hope you have an amazing day :) This is such a beautiful proposal poem. It melts the heart and is so romantic and loving. Oh and a big thank you for cyber monday lol :) That's one hell of a gift for all of us here at Poetry Soup.
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Date: 11/28/2016 12:49:00 PM
How adorable and wonderful this proposal. Happy Birthday my good friend Armand.May God bless your heart with happiness.A fave. And A 7
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Date: 11/28/2016 11:56:00 AM
WOW what a wonderful romantic poem and what a proposal Armand. Have a wonderful birthday my friend:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 11/28/2016 10:50:00 AM
Happy birthday Armand:)
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Date: 11/28/2016 9:11:00 AM
Wow! My birthdays only inspire longer naps. Happy birthday sir and three wowsas on your magnetic proposal!
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Date: 11/28/2016 9:07:00 AM
Happy Birthday Armand :)
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