Reason For A Rainbow (poem)

The stars announce a heaven far below

A paradise of wonder and surprise

A haven for a heart all set aglow

The secret told in every lover’s eyes

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I know the blessing of another dawn

The sweetness of the scent which thrills the air

I know the Joy to build my dreams upon

The reason for a rainbow lingers there

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I never knew how far I was from whole

A fool I glimpsed the meaning of the day

Too blind to hear the music of the soul

Was locked within myself so far away

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Then stars announced a heaven there in view

And love pronounced the blessèd dawn of you

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DanaTeresa 3 years ago from Ohio

This is lovely. I think love is one of those things that you don't really know waht it is until you find it. And once you do you wonder how you ever lived without it.... what a beautiful heart warming poem.


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cygnetbrown 3 years ago from Alton, Missouri

Beautiful!


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GusTheRedneck 3 years ago from USA

Martin (Mhatter99) - Doggone, but that is a marvelous poem. I really appreciate it that you put it here for all of us to experience. Thanks.

Gus :-)))


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travmaj 3 years ago from australia

Oh yes - this is just right - ohhhh - thank you - (loved the tanka aslo)


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DDE 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

So lovely, there is always light so don't despair


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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

Your talent never ends my friend. I love rainbows and I love this poem, too!


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cam8510 3 years ago from Columbus, Georgia until the end of November 2016.

Martin, Beautifully written. Thank you for sharing.


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shiningirisheyes 3 years ago from Upstate, New York

This one is particularly special as it is my private sign from my dear loved ones who have passed on.

Excellent and I can not thank you enough for this one.


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xstatic 3 years ago from Eugene, Oregon

Sounds like a Valentine card, and good one too!


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always exploring 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

Beautiful! Rainbows are special and so is your poetry..Love it. Thank you..


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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and awesome. This is truly and romantically wonderful. Loved it and passing it on.


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Movie Master 3 years ago from United Kingdom

Fabulous!


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breakfastpop 3 years ago

Simply beautiful and voted that way.


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jhamann 3 years ago from Reno NV

I have been working on Ottava Rima, which has this same rhyming pattern except with an extra ab. Anyways, always a pleasure. Jamie


Janhorner 3 years ago

This is a very sweet romantic poem, love the image and track. Voted up,

Jan


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

Brilliant as always Martin.

Have a great day.

Eddy.


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lilyfly 3 years ago from Wasilla, Alaska

Still looking for non-rhyme? Love yaz, lily


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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

And every day we seek more.


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Deborah Brooks 3 years ago from Brownsville,TX

I love rainbow of love.. I love love.. lol

wonderfully done

Debbie


lovedoctor926 3 years ago

Wow! Simply beautiful. I love rainbows too.


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GusTheRedneck 3 years ago from USA

Martin (Mhatter99) - I enjoyed this poem for the nice adherences of words in it, plus the clear meaning of the bunch of them that even I, a regulation dummy, could understand and appreciate. Nice work, Martin. Hard work, but worth the effort from this point of view.

Gus :-)))

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