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She Lived Without

As though she were a moon in sky of nights unstarred; as though a silent, untouched plain was Heloise when parted from the one who'd been her rain and breeze. She lived her life, but lived without her Abelard. (To anyone interested, this is one of the greatest love stories in history! The book I read of it really moved me. If you never heard of this couple, I hope you will Google it and check out the story! The book I read was "Stealing Heaven," by Marion Meade) For Brian Strand's Contest (abba end rhyme)

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Date: 7/26/2014 12:11:00 PM
Awesome I love stories like that!
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Date: 5/12/2014 10:34:00 PM
Andrea This is a very sweet and sorrowful poem. It sounds like a nice love story that has a tragic ending. Thank you for the great comment on my Freedom poem. Hugs
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Date: 11/21/2012 2:52:00 PM
i will google, Andrea, yes the poem stands very well on it's own
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Date: 6/30/2011 5:03:00 AM
A belated congratulations Andrea on your win in Brian Strand's "One Single Four Line" contest. Love, Carol
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Date: 5/25/2011 1:33:00 PM
Sound interesting will have to look it up on line. Home sick today so trying to read a few poems. No voice and very sore throat, been with me for 2 weeks so finally got some antibiotics to help me along. love phyl
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Date: 5/24/2011 9:20:00 PM
Congrats on your win buddy!
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Date: 5/24/2011 9:19:00 PM
andie.. i am an abelard-heloise fan.. my books about them are a pile.. have you read their love letters?? ( there's a book solely on this; got it at barnes and noble, NYC years back)... oh gee, we really are seveners.. what a real " tragic but redeeming" story.. i believe they also had a child.. i also watched the movie, " stealing heaven.." wait.. where was i? lol!! .. happy congrats to you for the stunning win..:) huggs
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Date: 5/24/2011 4:31:00 PM
Congrats Andrea on your super win in Brian's contest with this wonderful write my friend.. enjoy another sweet success with luv..
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Date: 5/24/2011 4:22:00 PM
Great poem of love starred lovers here I see. of Abelard and Heloise I do speak but not of cards (yet maybe later) youtube has my 100 barbs:) love Don http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y2xYHGqJDgY
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Date: 5/24/2011 2:16:00 PM
Congratulations on the win in the contest of brian, Andrea
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Date: 5/24/2011 1:41:00 PM
congrats... i've read it...beautiful story
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Date: 5/24/2011 11:49:00 AM
congrats on your win. cory
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Date: 5/24/2011 11:32:00 AM
Congrats on your win, Andrea. Great write. Nice job. xxxRalph
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Date: 5/24/2011 11:21:00 AM
this sounds like a book worth checking out, exquisite poem Andrea, congrats on your win in the contest............Francine
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Date: 5/24/2011 10:10:00 AM
Sounds like a fascinating book, Andrea. Your poem surely reflects a beautiful, but maybe tragic, love story. I haven't read a full book since a while...this one sounds captivating! Best wishes...Mikki
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Date: 5/24/2011 10:08:00 AM
Many congrats on your win, Andrea : )
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Date: 5/24/2011 9:43:00 AM
Andrea, Congratulations on your win in Brian's contest! Love, Carolyn
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Date: 5/24/2011 5:12:00 AM
Andrea, these are lovely flowing lines and such beautiful verse. This story about Heloise and Abelard, I'll now check this out , has to be a great one..Good luck to you in Brian's contest..love, gautami
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Date: 5/24/2011 3:55:00 AM
Very nicely penned piece, Andrea. Yes, I am familiar with the (apparently true) story of your two protagonists here. They suffered much for their love, but at least they were buried side by side. Good luck in the contest...this looks like a mighty fine contender for gold! Regards, Robert.
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Date: 5/23/2011 8:45:00 PM
almost like Sir Lancelot and Queen Guenevierre in Camelot Andrea.. awesome words and will check this book out.. good luck in the contest with these flowing lines .. felt like I was immersed in them..luv..
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Date: 5/23/2011 7:34:00 PM
Will have to Gooogle it!Nice write with good rhyming.Best wishes.:)
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Date: 5/23/2011 2:52:00 PM
Awesome work with this my friend. Good luck to you:)
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Date: 5/23/2011 1:18:00 PM
What book is that romance from? I probably should be ashamed of not knowing it. I will Google it in. I have played charades but none of the other games you mentioned. Played a couple of games of chess today - lost one and won won. There is an Afro - American man in my building who I play on a regular basis. Also, I play checkers once in a while. Keep up the fine poetry!
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Date: 5/23/2011 11:53:00 AM
Really like this one.Good luck to you and yes it was my first time doing a Lanterne poem.Thank you for saying I did well.Have a great day love,Kacey
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Date: 5/23/2011 11:25:00 AM
Books can provide great inspiration for poetry, Andrea, and you a great job conveyed the story of Heloise and Abelard in your poem. What is the name of the book? "She Lived Without"? Best wishes in Brian's contest. Love, Carolyn
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