Ripples (poem)

Words pass under the bridge

Ripples of once use to be

As lovers meet in the sunshine

Following scent of a kiss

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The glow of the flow there beneath them

This mirror of lovers divine

What perfection has brought them together

To form this moment’s music

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Was it the gentle clouds

Which wrote their dreams across the sky

Was it the flowers

Which fashion forever with their lingering scent

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Or was it the water

Shimmering glimmering hope of tomorrow

Streaming toward the endless sea

Gleaming in feelings unspoken

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Words pass over the bridge

As seasons try to free the heart

Echoing flames of confusion

Of what once meant not at all

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And once again a leaf is broken

As the lovers go their way

Timelessly floating it meets the water

Forming ripples used to be

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janshares 2 years ago from Washington, DC

Thank you my nightly dose of poetic medicine, Mhatter99. So beautifully done as you speak of the passing of a couple's love. I hope you're feeling better these days. Peace to you for continued healing and writing.


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DDE 2 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

Beautifully thought of and shared thank you


DJ Anderson 2 years ago

A beautiful facsimile of passing love.

Seemingly it did not die, it only faded away.

Nicely done, Martin.


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billybuc 2 years ago from Olympia, WA

It's always a pleasure reading your work, Martin!


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Ericdierker 2 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

Martin, I just sit here lame. But I marvel at your deliverance of full life in the work you do. I just am not worthy to be blessed by your great work.


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BlossomSB 2 years ago from Victoria, Australia

Beautiful poem and the photo at the beginning is just right, too.


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ImKarn23 2 years ago

Mmmmm...

does it really matter what brought them together? They're so lucky to have found each other...

hugs M

sharingxx


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Vellur 2 years ago from Dubai

Beautiful poem.


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teaches12345 2 years ago

Another beautiful poem!


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vkwok 2 years ago from Hawaii

Another masterpiece poetry! A love to be happy about.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 2 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Nice, real nice. Like an easy flowing river. Pearling this.

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