A Poem About Love: The Light Of Love

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Light of love

In a mother's eyes, It puts the sun to shame

In the soul of a child, it's pure and bright

In a lover's smile, it melts the heart

The light of love radiates from within

From the top of the head to the tip of the toes

It's a sacred spark, linking hearts to hearts

From the moment of our birth to the day we die

We are dust of stars forever bright

So shine your light, just Let it shine

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The Light

Beauty lies within your eyes

It dazzles, dance, and it delights

A certain grace etches your face

Where joy and sorrow carved a place


My soul yearns for your tenderness

Like a child lost in the wilderness

The light you shine, this spark divine

Will hunt me till the end of time


You touched me, and my senses reel

Heavenly, is the way I feel

In this moment of epiphany

Your love is like a Symphony


In you, I've found my destiny

The key to perfect harmony

Your pain will always be my pain

With you, I'll learn to live again


Just shine on me sunset to dawn

You'll never wake to find me gone

From grain of sand to perfect pearl

See how this budding soul unfurl


The light within shines in your eyes

To shame the stars in the velvet skies

I surrender, like night to dawn

Come, resurrect your doe eyes fawn


You were born of a sacred spark

Your lambent smile can tame the dark

Make me more than flesh and blood

Bathe me in your aureate flood


And when the sun falls from the sky

And all the mighty rivers dry

When passion burns as cold as ice

Our love will power paradise


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© 2013 Jo Alexis-Hagues

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tobusiness 17 months ago from Bedfordshire, U.K Author

Hi Theresa, lovely to see you!

Yes, we've been experiencing a very hot spell over here also, but the temperature seems to be finally dropping after a massive thunderstorm last night.

Thanks for taking another look at the poem. Always great to see you, I hope all is well, my very best always.


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phdast7 17 months ago from Atlanta, Georgia

Hi Jo - This hub was worth a second read and a second look. We are steamy and hot here in the South, but surviving. Hope things are well with you and your family. Take care.


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tobusiness 17 months ago from Bedfordshire, U.K Author

Hi Rebecca, sorry it took me such a long time to get back to you, I was away on vacation. Thanks for reading the poem, glad you enjoyed it. I took a quick look at your site and it looks interesting. Congratulations and good luck with the new book.

Jo.


Rebecca Carter, writing as Ronesa Aveela 17 months ago

Lovely poem. I found this site doing a Google search for my book "Light Love Rituals." Thank you for including it in your post. I would like to repost your poem on our site. Would you be interested in writing a blog post as well?


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tobusiness 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K Author

Hi Rajan, thank you for stopping by, much appreciated.

Have a lovely weekend.


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rajan jolly 3 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

Just beautiful, Jo. Love is beautiful. Voted up.


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tobusiness 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K Author

Hi Theresa, so glad you liked it, thank you for stopping by and for the nice comment. I'm doing alright and hope you are also. Take care, all the best.


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phdast7 3 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia

Nice poem and I absolutly love the picture of the woman in profile. So striking! I hope you are haing a great week. :) Theresa


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tobusiness 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K Author

Hey Doc, thanks for stopping by, so glad you enjoyed this, I very appreciate the lovely comment and vote. My best to you.


lovedoctor926 3 years ago

This was beautiful and exceptionally well done. wonderful imagery! voted up awesome!


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tobusiness 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K Author

Epi, you are much too kind. You made me smile this morning with your clever and very delightful poem, now I'm in danger of shedding a tear as I read this wonderful comment. Thank you Colin, and a big hug to you, Tiffy and Gabriel over there on the lake.


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epigramman 3 years ago

I've often think that love poetry is a natural extension of the author herself and in this supreme case it reflects the shining light in your beautiful and creative heart - hubbravo from the epi-man for showing the way and letting me into your heart because it's truly a beautiful place to be - sending you warm wishes and good energy from Colin and his cats Tiffy and Gabriel from lake erie time ontario canada 10:48am


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tobusiness 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K Author

travel_man 1971, always let you light shine, it is unique, there is not another like it. Thank you so much for stopping by, much appreciated.


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travel_man1971 3 years ago from Bicol, Philippines

I will not let my light be dimmer. I'll let it shine brightly, just like yours. :)

Beautiful poem. :)


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tobusiness 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K Author

Joanne, thank you for such a wonderful comment, you are very generous and it is very much appreciated.

My very best to you.


Joanne M Olivieri 3 years ago

This love poem is one of the most beautiful I've read. Such deep feelings expressed so freely and lovingly. I can feel your heart in this piece. The photo is the perfect match and hearing Whitney sing again brought me to tears. I adored her. Voted Up.


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tobusiness 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K Author

Hello Braveworrier, how lovely to see you!...I'm so glad you enjoyed the poem. I try to balance the dark or sad poems with something a little lighter now and again, but as you know it's all to do with the mood.

Thank you very much for stopping by and for the brilliant comment, much appreciated.

My best to you.


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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

Jo, this is not only beautiful and flows well, but the sentiment is refreshing. I love reading poems that are sparked by good feelings. We don't see too many of them anymore.

I love this!


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tobusiness 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K Author

Hi Simba, many thanks for the brilliant comment and the follow, much appreciated.

Hey!...drop in anytime and make yourself at home :).


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Simba73 3 years ago from UK

That is beautiful !!!

Where have you been I never saw you before, right after this comment I am coming to follow you !!!

Great piece !!!

Simba


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tobusiness 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K Author

Imkarn, so nice to see you, sorry to hear you were none too bright. I did check to see if you had published, I'm in need of your special brand of humour. HP seems hell bent on harassing me, and I'm slowly losing patience, looking for something to help me crack a smile, so I'll be checking in soon.

As always, much appreciated.


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ImKarn23 3 years ago

Yum, yum...i want some!

This is sensually sweet, deeply romantic!

it might be time for a cool shower...lol...

well 'worth' the visit, my friend...have been under the weather of late and haven't bee reading much...

very glad i stopped by...


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tobusiness 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K Author

Rikki, thank you so much for this touching comment and for taking the time, much appreciated.

My best to you.


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tobusiness 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K Author

Gypsy, you are such a romantic!!....but the world needs romantics like us :). Thank you for looking at this, I'm so thrilled to know you have enjoyed it, always appreciated.


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Rikki Rawdon 3 years ago from Denton, Tx

You moved my soul. Reminds me of a short love poem I wrote. Loved it!


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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and awesome. Loved this especially that spectacular ending

Until the sun falls from the sky

And the mighty rivers run dry

When fiery passion turns to ice

It'll still be worth the sacrifice

And yes, it will be worth the sacrifice indeed. True love sigh....

Passing this on.


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tobusiness 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K Author

Hi torrilynn, I'm so glad you enjoyed the poem, thank you for taking the time, much appreciated and my best to you.


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torrilynn 3 years ago

to business I find that your poem was intriguing and captivating

I really did enjoy reading

I can't wait to read more poems from you

Voted up


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tobusiness 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K Author

Hi DDE, I'm so glad you enjoyed it, thank you for the visit and lovely comment. Have a wonderful day, my best to you.


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tobusiness 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K Author

Martin, you are one of the lucky few to have known the fire that will forever burn bright. Thank you for stopping by, my best to you.


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tobusiness 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K Author

Hi Janshares, great to see you, thanks for the visit and lovely comment, very much appreciated.

All the best to you


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tobusiness 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K Author

Michelle, thank you, always a pleasure and much appreciated. Take care, my best to you.


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tobusiness 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K Author

Hi Faith, the light of love shines in each and every one of us. If we're very lucky, we'll meet that special someone, then the sparks really begins to fly. Thank you so much for liking this, and for the brilliant comment. Have a great day, my best as always.


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DDE 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

Truly beautiful and with the power oflove and of the beauty from within


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Mhatter99 3 years ago from San Francisco

Thank you for this. I am "there" now. was it worth it? Yes!


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janshares 3 years ago from Washington, DC

Lovely, tobusiness. thank you for sharing the warmth and passion of true love. Up and beautiful.


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midget38 3 years ago from Singapore

Perfect for coupledom!! The imagery here is outstanding. Thanks for sharing, Jo, and I pass this along.


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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

Wow, Jo,

This one is really stunningly beautiful and superb! I believe it may just be my favorite of yours so far! That is really some powerful love going on there no doubt!!!

Magnificent! I really love the "light" aspect of it. Plus the song too.

Voted Up to the Heavens and beyond ++++ and sharing, of course

Hugs, Faith Reaper


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tobusiness 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K Author

Thanks wetnose, much appreciated.


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wetnosedogs 3 years ago from Alabama

Very pretty.


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tobusiness 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K Author

Billy, You'll have to make do with the limerick :), but you're right, this one is for lovers every where.

Hey!!...read it to Bev by candlelight, and don't forget the roses :) after all, it's almost Spring.

Always appreciated


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billybuc 3 years ago from Olympia, WA

Awww, that was sweet of you to write a poem about me. LOL Beautiful poetry, Jo. You could have been speaking for anyone who is madly in love.

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