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Premium Member First Love
The clouds were cumulus, which swept the sky above our field.
You and I were happy then. Beneath those clouds we reeled.
Oh, to be there once...

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Categories: first love,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member M-M-M First Kiss

Oh, how wonderfully innocent
and juvenile, 'twas for me.
You, scooting surreptitiously.
closer and closer to me.
Like a soft, gentle caterpillar,
slithering and smiling.
Making its way home in the
still...

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Categories: car, first love, growth,
Form: Free verse
My First Ball
As I walk through the doors of the hall,
I am swept off my feet by such flare.
When I think that tonight’s my first ball,
How I...

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Categories: dance, emotions, first love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member First Love
First Love

A man remembers his first love.
Until he finds his grave.
If he lives to be a hundred.
That's what he'll always crave.

For some it might be...

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Categories: first love, hilarious, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tears on her pillow - continued from A girl named Sue

Tears for a Mother
Fears for a Father gone
Fate deals an unfair hand
The door to youthful joy closing
on adolescent shoulders imposing
grown up responsibilities instead

Eyes sadly deprived...

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Categories: fate, first love, hope,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member A Purple Ribbon
Mementos in a box, from years gone by
Thought to have been disposed of long ago
A glance, when something purple caught my eye
A ribbon from someone...

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Categories: first love, happy, memory,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Lips Forever Joined
Kiss me passionately
Kiss with untetherd lips
Lips that are ripe
Lips that long to know everything
Everything waits for it's time
Everything has possibilities
Possibilities beyond limitations
Possibilities are laying in...

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Categories: first love, happiness, innocence,
Form: Blitz
Premium Member - Love Letter -

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            I...

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Categories: first love, funny,
Form: Shape
Premium Member A Tomb of Ancient Bloom
Take me to the place where the aromatic fragrance
threatens to envelop our obelisks glorifying death;
to the place where the seraphim of old long to steal...

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Categories: first, appreciation, beauty, devotion, emotions,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Unrequited Love
Wandering my maze of memories
In search of yesteryear
The spark she struck within my heart
Still burns in spite of tears
Hand in hand we walked the halls
Young...

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Categories: first love, heartbroken,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Entwined



I was strolling                     I was...

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Categories: first love, romantic,
Form: Shape
Premium Member When Eyes Close
The following poem is a personal one, a memory from decades ago about a specific person and time in my life.  It's a memory...

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Categories: emotions, first love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tonight
Tonight while watching candles glow
I hear faint sounds of cricket's tune
Where near the Mississippi's flow
Reflects the dawning of the moon.

My mind is wrapped in reverie
Of...

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Categories: first love, moon, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member NO LIMITS, NO BOUNDARIES
I was just a bad boy to the core
I lived at every bar in town
Everybody knew my name,
I had a bad reputation, and I 
couldn't...

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© Alexis Y.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: first love, how i
Form: Lyric
Paranoid love
Tell me that this fear is just paranoia in my mind, 
we're not straining, we're not struggling, 
we're not sinking, we're just fine. 
I'm not...

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Categories: first, absence, angst, art, beautiful,
Form: Free verse
I dreamed a dream of You
Yesterday I dreamed a dream,
that had no end.
You in your white gown, and long, black hair flowing.
You were calling my name.
I heard you, but I...

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Categories: first, august, beautiful, beauty, care,
Form: Romanticism
Hope
Don't rush to wash off the sea salt 
drying on your skin;
the hopes it carries from other oceans,
those remain yet to be seen.
...

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© A.O. Taner  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: first, august, beach, beautiful, cool,
Form: Verse
Premium Member FORGOTTEN TREASURE
FORGOTTEN TREASURE

I've found the fountain of youth
When I stumbled across the forbidden garden
Right in the middle of everything
Was what I imagined being a wishing well
I...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: first, adventure, art, beauty, encouraging,
Form: Light Verse
Eve
Does the past really matter?
 Does it set you free? 
I’m absorbed in the sin,
That is surrounding him and me. 

Lost in the curiosity,
Cold to...

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Categories: first, angel, beautiful, beauty, betrayal,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Bittersweet Memories
Those memories of her, now bittersweet
Recalling tender moments that we shared
Young lovers' dreams which time can not defeat
Is proof down deep inside how much I...

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Categories: first love, memory,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Love Orchestrated by God
Abed this angelic night bound by quiescent beauty,
yearned thoughts of whence the birth
of our yester-years proclaiming
loves first scene waltzes
through thy interior
monologue. In great
measure is our
immediate
kiss...

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Categories: first love, love, marriage,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Timberland
Wide the mirrored water stretched,
licking green upon the pointed pines, limbs sweeping low and cool.

The creek meandered, soft giggles escaping mossy rocks
where polliwogs swam, nearly,...

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Categories: betrayal, crush, first love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member HEARTBEATS ON PAS DE DEUX
HEARTBEATS ON PAS FE DEUX

Starstruck by your smile as I opened my eyes
Snow-white cheeks glows to peaches sweet
Running fingertip to heart shaped lips

As spring breeze...

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Categories: feelings, first love, love,
Form: Rhyme
Let the music play on
Let the music play on





My heart beats
and passion springs,
As my fingers vibrate
the subtle violin strings,

Soft notes float
in the air to enchant,
Cheeks bear a red glow...

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Categories: first love, music,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Love Letter
In the back of my closet,
high upon the shelf,
there sits an old love letter
that I keep to myself.

Its pages are crumpled,
the edges a tad bit...

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Categories: first, childhood, crush, cute love,
Form: Rhyme