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Loves Keeps You Spinning

Updated on June 25, 2017
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I'm a writer, a poet, a dreamer. Born and raised in New York City. I live in the suburbs of Riga, Latvia. I have a wonderful cat named Sid.

Love can be delightful

and send hearts flying,

like happy, fluttering birds -

straight to the skies.

Love can be contentment,

finding peace in each other’s arms.

A soft shoulder to rest upon,

a warm hug to say everything is alright.

Love can be a warm friendship,

with two souls becoming as one,

with two hearts joining together

and beating in unison.

Love can be an experience,

a fantasy -

to live and to explore.

As two lips meet

and say I love you,

the times spent together –

can really be so sweet.

Love can be a tragedy,

when two souls,

no longer agree,

when harsh words,

tear your world apart

and your heart is crushed.

No matter which way your world spins,

love is to have and to hold.

To be bold,

to say I love you,

to give trust ,

to find the other half -

of the heart which beats within you.

Love can be game,

a roll of the die,

you never know,

how it will be,

but not to love,

is and never will be an option.

So embrace love,

when it is yours to take

and never forget,

that you must love with all your heart and soul,

with deep passion,

so that love will be yours -

for now and forevermore.

© 2017 Gypsy Rose Lee


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      Gypsy Rose Lee 7 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Thank you Shauna.

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      Shauna L Bowling 7 months ago from Central Florida

      Better to have loved and lost than to never have loved at all. Beautiful reminder, Rasma.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 9 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Thank you Genna.

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      Genna East 9 months ago from Massachusetts, USA

      No truer words written, Rasma. This is very nice work, with a touch of the profound. Beautiful.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 10 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      You welcome Bill and glad to hear that Bev is your soul and inspiration.

      You welcome Naveen.

      Thank you Manatita hope you have an inspirational week.

      Thank you Richard.

      You welcome Chitrangada.

      Thank you FlourishAnyway.

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      FlourishAnyway 10 months ago from USA

      To find someone who fits you just right is a real blessing. You expressed that well.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 10 months ago from New Delhi, India

      Beautifully expressed poem about love!

      Thank you!

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      Richard Francis Fleck 10 months ago from Denver, Colorado

      Sound advice well written in a poem

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      manatita44 10 months ago from london

      Exquisite piece!

      I'm spinning, all right, like a whirling dervish, intoxicated with the celestial wine of Paradise. yet I need more ... greedy me!

      Great title and nice music as well as poetry. Have a great Sunday.

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      Naveen Akshar 10 months ago from Chennai, India

      Tears me up.. finding it difficult to express how much I enjoyed this one. Thank you

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      Bill Holland 10 months ago from Olympia, WA

      I am married to my soul and inspiration, and her name is Bev. :) Thank you for reminding me how beautiful she is.