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The Dream

From the mouth of the ocean and the eye of the wave
You erupt in my being and leap from my grave;
A lover so gloomy, yet dreadfully bright
You're clothed with darkness but crowned with light.
You come in the spark, you soar with the fire
The mist is your pillow, the tornado your choir;
I will kiss you to sleep on the wild ocean crest
A sleeping volcano, an earthquake at rest.
When you feel the earth move under your feet
The sun will bathe you with her sultry heat;
Let not the stars dim the light in your eyes
Let not my passion find you unwise,
For all that you are is to be all that you can
For you are the dream, you are my man.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011




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Date: 5/25/2012 7:32:00 PM
soup mail again! (X3)
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Date: 5/24/2012 8:37:00 PM
soup mail... :)
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Date: 5/23/2012 7:53:00 PM
Are you familiar with the works of Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton? They were the queens of confessional poetry. Remarkable phrasing, flow and rhyme, and arresting imagery.
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Date: 4/1/2012 9:44:00 AM
enjoyed reading your work today.
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Date: 1/29/2012 8:51:00 PM
Another beautiful Poem from your sweet and wonderful pens my friend. There are pleasing depths in this lovely write in which many things appears to be floating together. Great one and a sweet one as well. Love and best wishes .... Ravindra
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Date: 1/28/2012 11:07:00 AM
this is what i mean when i say masterful. there is a nobelness in this piece that reaches a divine level. it's one of your best. T. S.
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Date: 11/30/2011 10:55:00 AM
Wow, this is a masterpiece and I've truly enjoyed reading this lovely poem. Heartfelt and very moving poetry. Million thx for sharing And May God Bless!
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Date: 11/21/2011 7:47:00 PM
WOW. Very well written. - JH
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Date: 11/21/2011 5:48:00 AM
Great Lizzy... I love the the personification ''mouth of the ocean, eyes of the wave, sleeping volcano, restin earth earthquake.. Too much capturing and well writen. Love Mathy
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Date: 11/21/2011 1:33:00 AM
So cleverly written, I read the second poem first. Oh dear some people never ever learn thank goodness poetry can set it right!
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Date: 11/20/2011 4:29:00 PM
Ps. * Just wished to stop back by, my dear Beautiful Elizabeth * Not only to inform your gifted and lovely beauty that I admire very much your treasures gifted verse and loving heart but also I do see, to dispell dear John's statement below in regards as unto myself -- Smile * My luv always and forever, John *
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Date: 11/20/2011 11:55:00 AM
so sweet in its creation,,,what a dream,,,and love of another...
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Date: 11/20/2011 11:00:00 AM
very cool tying the forces of nature into your poem
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Date: 11/19/2011 2:32:00 PM
Ah, but all was not well - so she killed him... Both lovely pieces, my friend
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Date: 11/19/2011 9:47:00 AM
I love this one. Every single line has been written beautifully. Love the rhymes too. :)
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Date: 11/18/2011 2:02:00 PM
I love this one. another masterpiece
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Date: 11/18/2011 1:01:00 AM
this is one of the most beautiful poetry i've read so far in the soup about love...
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Date: 11/17/2011 7:20:00 PM
YOU are the vocano and the earthquake we know. john.
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Date: 11/17/2011 11:03:00 AM
Sweeetbeauty
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John Loving III
Date: 11/17/2011 7:21:00 PM
watch out for this guy.
Date: 11/17/2011 10:08:00 AM
wonderful tribute to love, that man sure is lucky, elizabeth. harry
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Date: 11/16/2011 1:05:00 PM
A very heartfelt write...someone's dream of me is usually a nightmare............George
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Date: 11/16/2011 12:30:00 PM
What a beautiful and romantic piece, Lizzy
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Date: 11/16/2011 11:43:00 AM
Nice use of rhyme and imagery to share your thoughts. Keep on writing! Thank you for your kind comment. Karen
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Date: 11/16/2011 6:05:00 AM
that was so amazing,,,draws me into the emotion,,,and makes me wanting more...
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Date: 11/15/2011 5:34:00 PM
Awesome imagery lines thoughts and descriptive emotion among other delights that fill this poem to the brim. Outstanding and actually shocking there is so much in so few lines. Hard hittling and fast delivery. Amazing Elizabeth
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