Was There (poem)

Was there the couple met to dance

And for this while their time to chance

To taste the fruits of pure romance

Surrender all for lovers’ trance


And all around the world was theirs

Flirtatious worries idle cares

Endless kisses enduring stares

So much ignited by their flares


Soon life was there to meet their dance

Invented worries made up cares

Unnoticed change amid their stares

Unknowingly lost to new trance


Then world of confusion was theirs

Just sorrow and tears would they chance

Left only heartbreak to romance

Their passions now arguments’ flares


But there in a sleep or a trance

They dreamt of a distant romance

Was there they had nothing to chance

Was there the couple met to dance

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RealHousewife 4 years ago from St. Louis, MO

Nice Mhatter! Very nice...so was there a couple met to dance?

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eHealer 4 years ago from Las Vegas

Yes! I love your romance and perfect prose of sweet dreams and love! I pinned you to my Best Modern Poets and FB'd you Mhatter, so nice to see you buddy!

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Ghaelach 4 years ago

Hi Martin.

This is a true Romantic poem.

Truly awesome and beautiful.

Up - pinned - Tweeted.

LOL Ghaelach

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tobusiness 4 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

Mhatter, another gem, flowing beautifully with passion, pain, loss and yearning. I haven't written a serious poem for sometime, but when I read yours, I feel the need to start again.

Thank you Martin, A Very Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year to you.

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DDE 4 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

Awesome poetry, with such romantic views

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LaThing 4 years ago from From a World Within, USA

Beautiful, passionate, and romantic...... All in one! :)

Really awesome, MH! Enjoyed it, voting up.....

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always exploring 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

Very, very lovely..Thank you..

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aviannovice 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Excellent! Your emotions are right on target, as is the scene depicted.

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ryanjhoe 4 years ago from Somewhere over the rainbow

Wonderful poems you have, It's kind of makes me miss someone. But, I love it! :)

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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Romantic and simply wonderful. Love the video. May your holidays be merry and bright.

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Debby Bruck 4 years ago

A story in this poem that leaves us wondering about the conclusion. Was it a dream romance or did they mend ways and fall back in love again?

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bravewarrior 4 years ago from Central Florida

Martin, that seems to be the way both of my marriages went!

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