Land Of Lofty Lovers (poem)

I saw my love again today

Delighting me with her display

And once again I’m swept away

To land lofty lovers do stray

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Each flower bears her gentle scent

Each breeze whispered kiss she sent

And for her smile the sun was meant

And for her love this dream was spent

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She’s all I think about today

Each heartbeat is a song she sent

And in her eyes my soul was meant

Here was the breath made reason stray

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Reality its vicious scent

It yearns to put pain on display

And wishes cast so far away

In hopes our land is spent

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Yet somewhere still my thoughts will stray

Those years since my love passed away

And still she’s here this grand display

I saw my love again today

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Patty Kenyon 4 years ago from Ledyard, Connecticut

Awesome and Beautiful!!!! Excellent Job!!


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billybuc 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

Pulling out the big guns with Andy Williams! Well done Sir!


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aviannovice 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Good memories must stay with us. Wonderful job. Awesome and up.


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Deborah Brooks 4 years ago from Brownsville,TX

this is so beautiful and you are a romantic.. I love how your poetry..

hugs from Tennessee

debbie


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epigramman 4 years ago

..absolutely adore this title and the words which follow remind me of mid 70's Paul Simon - which is a good thing because he's a terrific songwriter - lake erie time 11:14pm


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Ann1Az2 4 years ago from Orange, Texas

M, this one left me speechless, and that's saying something for me! It's beautiful.


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josh3418 4 years ago from Pennsylvania

Mhatter99,

Beautiful, awesome, brilliant! Keep up the great work buddy!


Janhorner 4 years ago

Fabulous. Love the image. Words as always so full of meaning, passion and love.

Jan


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ImKarn23 4 years ago

Beautiful but sad, Martin! Your pictures are always amazing..


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PHILLYDREAMER 4 years ago from Lodi, New Jersey

This is very touching. I really hope I never have to feel this way.


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shiningirisheyes 4 years ago from Upstate, New York

Stirring and beautiful


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Diana Lee 4 years ago from Potter County, Pa.

This is beautiful.


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tobusiness 4 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

I so love your poems, this is so very beautiful the last verse is especially poignant.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

So beautiful, sad, romantic and simply lovely. Our loves ones never truly leave us.


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shara63 4 years ago from Delhi

absolutely romantic...and you vanquish it!


Valleypoet 4 years ago

Enjoyed this. Thanks for sharing:-)

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