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Below is the poem of the day entitled Love is in the Air which was written by poet Maria Williams.


Love is in the Air

POTW 22rd April 2018

To right the wrongs of love no flawless gauge exists Though visions unfulfilled can leave one bereft With tears of remorse for the ones who didn’t show Or lamenting the ones who came and left
Sparkly wings donned we cruise the starry skies Crooning songs of love to the silvery moon Mourning its presence being ~ Too late? ~ Too soon? Grieving for the ‘dish’ who ran away with the ‘spoon’ Rewrite your song ~ Compose a new melody Peek through those shades of pearlescent pink Discard the restraints of unrequited love Bask in loves splendor ~ lest it goes in a blink
Feel a whisper of the breeze ~ on those thundering seas The quest starts right here on this night crystal clear That rusty anchor raise ~ you’ve lingered too long It’s your ship to control ~ Reclaim the power to steer
I trust you like the music video clip by Australian singer John Paul Young. Still loving the sound of the Disco 80’s POTW 22rd April 2018

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Date: 4/24/2018 3:11:00 AM
Congratulations dear Maria! Joy and insight in the heart! Stay bright and blessed.
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Date: 4/23/2018 5:35:00 AM
Wonderfully done Maria! A weeks worth of love in the air to you dear poetess, Congratulations! Splendid piece. xomo!
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Date: 4/23/2018 12:43:00 AM
A great poem deserves to be voted poem of the week. Well done my friends. Hugs
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Date: 4/23/2018 3:12:00 AM
Thanks so much for all the support you show me Victor, So glad you liked this one my friend....Maria xxx
Date: 4/22/2018 9:25:00 PM
Maria, my dear friend, I'm returning with a big congratulations for POTW honors for your beautiful, romantic and masterful creation. Warmest wishes and hugs, my lovely friend.. ~Susan
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Date: 4/23/2018 3:11:00 AM
Thanks so much Susan, So glad you liked this one my sweet friend, and thanks always for the beautiful comments and support....Maria xxx
Date: 4/22/2018 10:09:00 AM
You really have a way with original similes; you are so accomplished. Congratulations!
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Date: 4/23/2018 3:08:00 AM
Thanks so much Sunlite, So glad you liked this one my friend....Maria xxx
Date: 4/22/2018 9:28:00 AM
Way to go Maria, what a great choice for poem of the week.
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Date: 4/23/2018 3:06:00 AM
Thanks so much Richard, totally unexpected though....Maria
Date: 4/22/2018 8:33:00 AM
Back for congrats on potw maria. Thanks again for showcasing my story
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Date: 4/23/2018 3:06:00 AM
Thanks Tommy, and you are most welcome, my FB friends really loved your story....Maria :)
Date: 4/22/2018 2:47:00 AM
Maria just trying to do little catch up! Wonderful my dear but I've come to expect nothing less from you!;)
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Date: 4/22/2018 3:30:00 AM
Thanks so much Brenda, lovely to see you again and that's such a nice thing to say. I really appreciate it....Maria :)
Date: 4/18/2018 2:46:00 PM
My dear Maria, love is light, love is warm, If you have it trust the storm...
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Date: 4/18/2018 10:53:00 PM
You are so so talented my dear...
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Maria Williams
Date: 4/18/2018 9:10:00 PM
What a lovely way of putting it Pashang, thank so much for your visit and lovely comment and support, I do appreciate it....Maria :)
Date: 4/18/2018 2:24:00 AM
Another gem of a poem, Maria. Beautifully penned, as always. I remember John Paul Young and his music very well. Hugs. T.J
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Date: 4/18/2018 5:24:00 AM
Thanks so much Teppo. Did you get to see "Strictly Ballroom" the movie? He sang the song for that. Thanks for the visit and lovely comment my friend.... Hugs.Maria
Date: 4/17/2018 3:36:00 PM
Wonderful romantic images, Maria. I especially love that last line. We all have to take control and "reclaim the power to steer" at certain points in our lives. Bravo! Hugs, Carolyn
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Date: 4/18/2018 5:21:00 AM
Thanks so much Carolyn, and so glad to see that the message is seen as intended. We all have the power in our hands. Thanks both for the visit and lovely comment, I truly appreciate it....Maria xxx
Date: 4/17/2018 9:59:00 AM
Beautiful air <3
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Date: 4/18/2018 5:17:00 AM
Thank you Yazmin, so glad that you enjoyed this. I hope you were able to listen to the song? Some said they couldn't . Thanks for the visit and support....Maria :)
Date: 4/17/2018 1:17:00 AM
This is inspired AND inspiring. Very nicely done!!
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Date: 4/17/2018 4:43:00 AM
Thanks so much Andrea, both for the lovely comment and support, I appreciate both....Maria xxx
Date: 4/16/2018 8:04:00 PM
It's your ship you control with precision in your poems. A wonderful weave of words to tell of love Maria. And definitely a fave!
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Date: 4/17/2018 4:45:00 AM
Thank you James, what a nice way of putting it, as always I appreciate both your visit and lovely comments....Maria :)
Date: 4/16/2018 7:48:00 PM
I knew that this would be yet another gem my friend. And sure as rain it is... "" Bask in loves splendor ~ lest it goes in a blink"" And that I am, yet my poetry writing demands I speak of the bad things of my youth. You are by any standard a great poet and artist my friend! A fav...
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Date: 4/17/2018 4:53:00 AM
Ahh, but you also speak of the 'bad things' because you want to make people aware of the 'pitfalls in life'. and the lessons you learned from them. I highly commend the way you bare your Soul. As the saying goes Robert 'what doesn't kill you makes you stronger', and you my friend are a very strong man and a wonderful poet. Never ever stop writing, and thank you for visiting my humble works and faveing them. I am most grateful.....Maria Hugs
Date: 4/16/2018 5:08:00 PM
Many are the those who talk about love, but not that many are capable of addressing the topic as poetically as you did. An excellent poem, Maria, and the end stanza is superb! A fav! I like the song by JP Young; unfortunately it's not showing on here, even though I refreshed the page. Will try again later. Regards // paul
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Date: 4/17/2018 4:57:00 AM
I do hope you were able to watch and listen to John Paul Young singing this song, so good. Thank you Paul, I know you have been very busy and I am really flattered that you took some time out to visit, and so happy that you liked and faved this, I so appreciate you....Maria Hugs
Date: 4/16/2018 9:28:00 AM
Love is in the air" a sign for the human soul to get ready to sail for your journey of Love. Love cannot be overwhelmed, contained or measured.. It is a powerful flow.. The crave for fulfillment is uncontrollable and can outshine us! Love is a journey of freedom within the soul with unpredictable and infinite outcomes.. That's your call Maria in the last verse "It’s your ship to control ~ Reclaim the power to steer" Passion in the hands of reason! A wonderful, insightful beauty! Thank you Maria.
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Date: 4/17/2018 5:03:00 AM
Besma, you have the most beautiful way of expressing your words. I love both your use of language and your interpretative and profound comments I feel honored that you took the time to visit my poem. Thank you ...Maria xxx
Date: 4/16/2018 9:26:00 AM
WoW! Maria, You had me with the title alone. But as I started to read I it was not only the title alone. " Rewrite your song, compose a new melody" are words to live by. You already know how I feel about love and romance. Excellent job:-) Alexis
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Date: 4/17/2018 4:41:00 AM
Yes, you are a old fashioned romantic like me, see, I remember Alexis :). Thanks for the lovely visit and enduring comments, I appreciate both my friend....Maria :)
Date: 4/16/2018 2:52:00 AM
Excellent and extremely master romantic piece with deep meaning. Also lovely picture. Thanks for sharing it.
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Date: 4/16/2018 6:30:00 AM
Thank you so much Ravi, both for your support and lovely comments always....Maria
Date: 4/16/2018 2:33:00 AM
Oh it s a masterpiece from you, really enjoyed reading this poem of yours especially the romanticism in it,
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Date: 4/16/2018 6:29:00 AM
That is too kind Faraz, thank you my young friend, both for the visit and lovely comment and support....Maria
Date: 4/16/2018 12:39:00 AM
I thought the title was familiar. Great song and poem. Loved the imagery and romance of a reborn love. A fave.
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Date: 4/16/2018 12:43:00 AM
Victor, how lovely to see you. So glad that you liked this. Tom Jones also does a pretty good version of this song too, but I've got my loyalties to Australians and I think John Paul Young does a very good version. Thank you for the fave, I truly appreciate you my friend....Maria :)
Date: 4/15/2018 11:37:00 PM
I love this poem, Maria. Wise words indeed...and such a lovely way to compose them into an uplifting and romantic poem. And, the music adds to the excitement of new love on its way.
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Date: 4/16/2018 12:40:00 AM
Carole my friend, how lovely of you to say so, so glad that you liked the music as well. I still love all the disco music, as I know you do too, Take care....Maria xxx
Date: 4/15/2018 9:31:00 PM
Oh my dear friend, Maria.. Such a magnificent poetic presentation. Your poem is an exceptional and empowering write. A masterpiece of imagery, beauty and romantic insight. Your talent's ablaze like a flame in the dark - brilliant! You, dear one, are one of the best poets here on PS and you're most definitely one of my favorites. I love the accompanying music video clip as well. Warmest wishes my lovely friend.. ~Susan
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Date: 4/16/2018 12:37:00 AM
See, what a great poet you are! I tell you I'm going to start a section of my own with all my favorite comments. Yours will top the list for sure. Susan I love that 'Ablaze like a flame in the dark". Thanks once again for the lovely comment and visit , I really appreciate your sincere support....Maria xxx
Date: 4/15/2018 9:03:00 PM
The last stanza the loveliest for me ... wonderful ...
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Date: 4/16/2018 12:33:00 AM
Thanks so much Probir, I really appreciate both your visit and lovely comment....Maria :)
Date: 4/15/2018 8:18:00 PM
Had to check this poem out again..actually a few of your poems again.. The song is wwwiiiccckkeeddd! Lovely
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Date: 4/16/2018 12:32:00 AM
Lol, I think you are hooked on the song. Thanks once again Martin....Maria :)
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