Love Let Me Linger (poem)

Sweet love let me linger awhile

And lose myself there in your smile

With visions of dreams to compile

Adrift in a fountain you style

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The moon lights the way to romance

Each heartbeat falls deeper in trance

Each breath draws us closer to chance

As wonder wakes waves to enhance

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I bid time stay distant awhile

Till I find some meaning to trance

A memory precious per chance

A moment a scent of our style

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And here on the sways of romance

What mist dares to tamper with smile

What mischief can blindness compile

To stifle what love will enhance

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Forget today’s fashions and style

Distractions which life may compile

This moment was made for a smile

Sweet love let me linger awhile

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lovedoctor926 3 years ago

Beautifully written.


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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

Ah, yes, sweet lingering ... lovely.

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Blessings, Faith Reaper


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tobusiness 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

Simply beautiful... I particularly loved the very first line "Sweet love let me linger awhile" Barry White was the cherry on top. :)


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ImKarn23 3 years ago

i love how you play with the rhyme..

i don't know how you do it, but it works beautifully..

lovely sentiment too, M..

happy sunday...linger a while..

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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

I love the message here. Forget the 'things' and status quo. All that's needed is a smile.....


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billybuc 3 years ago from Olympia, WA

I must have missed the limerick, but this did not disappoint. As Leslie said, the rhyme was exquisite and enjoyable...well done, Martin.


DJ Anderson 3 years ago

WHEW!

Good Lord!!

'Sweet love', and Barry White.

Someone give me a cigarette.....and I don't even smoke.

Martin, you are diving us crazy!!

DJ.


dreamseeker2 3 years ago

Awesome and beautifully written, romantic piece. You will undoubably get plenty of feedback on this one! ; ) Voted it up, of course!!


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Frank Atanacio 3 years ago from Shelton

this is very well done my friend :)


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AliciaC 3 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

Your love poetry always contains beautiful images, Martin. Thank you!


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BlossomSB 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

Lovely! And we do smile a lot when we're in love.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and awesome. Romantically wonderful.


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vkwok 3 years ago from Hawaii

Amazing poetry.


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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Truly a wonderful thought on a wonderful day.

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