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Sleeping Beauty

Like Sleeping Beauty waiting for her prince to come some day I've waited half a century to feel the things you say I've heard the words before and always thought I understood But never have I felt their touch, nor even knew I could How would I have ever known that I'd spent all this time Clutched tightly to my reasons with no credence to their rhyme Searching for someone to share my life because I should Wide awake yet half asleep and good enough with good Then you came into my life like snow so gently falling I heard a voice inside myself from deep within, a calling Something's different in the way your words befall my ears I realized my heart has missed their touch throughout the years When you say "I love you" there's a sparkle in your eyes Every time I see it, it still takes me by surprise A twitch among my dormancy, feelings long in wait Sensations might I'd never known without your hands of fate. Unknown to me, this happiness of being what I am A woman filled with heart and soul, in want and need of man A want to please, reciprocate, objecting his desire Needing this new warmth I feel each time we stoke the fire Like Sleeping Beauty waiting for her prince to come some day How grateful I will always be that you had come my way. This beautiful sleeping side of life I could have easily missed Without loves touch inside my heart, awakened when we kissed. -Jeannie Minor

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016




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Date: 9/3/2016 11:51:00 PM
Superbly done Jeannie...love reigns supreme...god bless...^WW^
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Jeannie Amos
Date: 9/4/2016 9:33:00 PM
Thank you, WW. Good to see you again. Hope all is well with you.
Date: 8/29/2016 9:59:00 AM
Hi Jeannie....one can unite with all...such deserved love, jim
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Jeannie Amos
Date: 8/29/2016 7:29:00 PM
Hi Jim, thanks for the kind visit. So glad you took the time to stop by. I appreciate the comment.
Date: 8/26/2016 8:53:00 AM
- Beautiful and dreamy written, Jeannie :) - I hope your prince come riding on a white horse - Sharing love and dreams :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Jeannie Amos
Date: 8/26/2016 9:39:00 PM
Thank you, Anne-Lise. So sweet of you to stop by and add your creative touch to my fantasy! Love the white horse!
Date: 8/24/2016 7:56:00 PM
I realize it's cliche' but it is bittersweet is it not. I suppose we all wish life was a fairy tale but reality is not all frogs turn into princes. Masterfully written as always Jeannie. Smarts, looks, talent and a beautiful heart, the world is yours to own.
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Jeannie Amos
Date: 8/25/2016 1:06:00 AM
Thank you, Daniel. I suppose that would be good news if it was the world I wanted. I'm afraid my aspirations are much more limited to just wanting to feel loved and alive!
Date: 8/24/2016 5:32:00 PM
A noble ode to your fair prince - Enjoyed immensely! My very best regards, Jeannie. :) john P.s A seven for purity of heart!
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Jeannie Amos
Date: 8/25/2016 1:09:00 AM
Thank you, John. I appreciate your kindness and I'm so very glad you enjoyed the write.