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Sometimes Love Is Not Enough

Sometimes love is not enough, 
Like melting wax on a candle
As it's burns, vanishes into a kiss. 
You pour every ounce of love
Hoping that what you give
Will come back to you. 
Those that love too much 
Are the ones that get hurt, 

But,

They're the center of your universe. 


Like

An Ocean is not an ocean 
Without briny breeze. 
The nascent, lulling movements 
From its eternal depths; 
The seagulls that soar above her surf.

Where the murmur ambience 
Above the endless horizon
Meets the indigo sea. 

Where the brimming laden stars flicker, 
Whirl loud beneath a bright blue sky 
And the green blade of the herbal sweet sedge. 
Where, in and out the bees, butterflies, 
And hummingbird flutter to savor 
Nectar from a chalice of fragrance of flowers. 

There is no shame in crying tears 
Where love is not enough 
Fall to the living soul 
Mood as gray as the sky, 
Which the sun finishes. 
Slowly, leisurely with pure contentment 
Romance to whom love will be 
The taste of wine 
And stroll upon her beach alone.


9/9/2019

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Date: 9/17/2019 2:50:00 PM
Eve congratulations on your win
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Date: 9/14/2019 11:04:00 PM
I loved this and wanted to say Congratulations and blessings
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Date: 9/14/2019 2:29:00 PM
- Congratulations with your beautiful contest poem, Eve :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 9/14/2019 1:15:00 PM
Beautiful, utterly beautiful ...sending many congrats for your top place in SO's contest. With kindest thoughts Ann xx
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Date: 9/14/2019 12:16:00 PM
The last stanza is particularly good filled with words that sooth the ear. Congrats on you deserved win.
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Date: 9/14/2019 11:25:00 AM
This is a wonderful, deep and emotive poem and I felt every word... there is no shame in crying tears, where love is not enough.. because so many times it is not.... Congratulations on your first place in the contest..
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Date: 9/12/2019 6:56:00 PM
You captured the longing. This is well expressed Eve.
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Date: 9/11/2019 3:30:00 PM
a lot of beautiful word selections here Eve. I'm no contest fan, but this is tops in my book
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Date: 9/10/2019 9:59:00 AM
amazing sweet Eve, loved every word and I think SO will too :) good luck :)-luloo
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Date: 9/10/2019 8:29:00 AM
Great imagery Eve. Best of luck in the contest
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Date: 9/10/2019 6:53:00 AM
Wow, this was fantastic. I loved everything about it. You have outdone yourself here my friend. Best wishes in the contest
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Date: 9/10/2019 3:53:00 AM
A wonderful write...I enjoyed it
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Date: 9/10/2019 3:29:00 AM
Brilliant poem on the subject of the contest, Eve. It will be at the top, no doubt. Good luck.
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Date: 9/9/2019 11:34:00 PM
Awesome imagery, Eve.
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