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Promises for an unknown love

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Promises for an unknown love

Promises for an unknown love


I’m dreaming of you tonight,
 though we  may never meet
 but if  we do,  you will know me
 by my hyacinth shoes.
You will remember me in the pale blooms
that float on  billabongs- or  ponds

I will take you along dusty streets
 an outback town, where currawongs
call at dusk from scraggly gums, 
 branches rocking in the wind

I will whisper secrets 
of morning glory vines along a back fence-
of the  surprise Spring's first snowdrop brings
it’s green dotted bell,
 the same delicate green
 lining the petal.  Your sorrow will never be
 the color of them; your joy only as high
 as the elation they bring

I will teach you to sing by slow caresses,
my hair on your skin
to dance  with soft words that waltz
over a carpets of leaves 
No-one will know the small cues - each tiny gesture
that guides us 
into life’s un-knowable  purpose.

Suzanne Delaney 

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015

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Date: 4/9/2017 9:48:00 PM
A truly amazing poem. It is my hope and deepest wish that you find true love and passion within that love that Embraces you. Have a blessed night and I hope that you are already in the arms of the one you are meant to be with.
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Date: 8/2/2015 3:18:00 PM
Suzanne.. A fabulous romantic write, I salute your well deserved win!
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Date: 7/27/2015 10:49:00 PM
Awesome pen Suzanne! Powerful words n wonderful expressions!Big congrats on ur great win!
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Date: 7/27/2015 9:59:00 PM
Congratulations, Suzy, or should I call you Sheila, this is lovely. I must point Lindsay Laurie in the direction of this write, he'll love it too. Well done. Viv x
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Date: 7/27/2015 9:57:00 PM
Oh so lovely...I've read through your poem three times, and it gets more beautiful each time, Suzanne. Congrats on your wonderful win! Hugs, Rhonda
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Date: 7/27/2015 8:53:00 PM
beautiful descriptive poem Suzanna - many congrats on your win:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 7/27/2015 5:27:00 PM
Suzanne, congrats on your win with this lovely poem! Love, Kim
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Date: 7/27/2015 12:21:00 PM
Suzanne, Congratulations on the win. SKAT
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Suzanne Delaney
Date: 7/27/2015 2:15:00 PM
Another big Mahalo for your friendship. Hugs, and Aloha
Date: 7/27/2015 11:51:00 AM
Suzanne,beautiful descriptive write a 7, congratulations on you win. Hugs Eve
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Suzanne Delaney
Date: 7/27/2015 2:15:00 PM
Thanks so much, Eve: I will visit you soon. Hugs, SuZ
Date: 7/22/2015 10:52:00 PM
Suzanne, I like how you incorporated your natural environment into this.piece. I believe the natural elements around us help form the core of our selves, and nothing is quite as sensuous as nature. Here's to instant recognition love.
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Date: 7/22/2015 4:26:00 PM
A magnificent dream Suz. great imagery...Tim
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Suzanne Delaney
Date: 7/22/2015 6:36:00 PM
Hey Tim: Glad you enjoyed my flight of fancy. Hugs, SuZ