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TONIGHT: A POEM

Updated on June 3, 2012

Note to all my patient readers: I thank you so much for your kindness and patience to see me write the same genre of poetry but love is magical and it makes me very crazy! I hope you don't grow tired of me! So here I go..... again!


Roses, soften your scarlet hue

Listen to the breezy melody of the skies

Dew drops soft falling on the grass

Wondrous revelation of earth and heaven’s mystic ties

Silver lady! Hide behind the creamy black of the night

Make tonight as magical as ever

Oh! I hear the horse’s trod, as I pull my mantle closer

To guard against the chill night’s delightful fever

And then! Against the starlit sky

Against the brilliant cloaks of the moon

Stood his gallant form, robes flowing

His profile turned, made me want to swoon

Love! Tonight must be ecstatic

My heart throbs and goes out to you

And he galloped down the shadowy vales

And swooped me, as his eyes shone blue

We sung in joy, my hair waltzing with the wind

But when in his deep voice, he spoke, soft

I blushed and looked down, speechless

My coyness for you alone, my liveliness, stopt

But he just laughed in that darling voice

And we swept over the dainty vales

As he gave me flowers of the sweetest scent

With you, our love belongs to fairy tales

But then, as the first chirp drifted along

And a pale red orange laced the skies

He lifted me down and kissed me, smiling

And I knew that should suffice until he ever abides

I turned sadly away

To awaken from my dreams

To wait for night again

To join thee, as with hope, soul gleams!

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      Sharon Christy 5 years ago from India

      Thank you xtatic! Too sweet and kind of you!

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      Jim Higgins 5 years ago from Eugene, Oregon

      Beautiful love poetry! Love never grows old as a subject dear to the hearts of lovers.

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      Sharon Christy 5 years ago from India

      Aww... you people are really too sweet! Thank you so much Debbie! Bless you!

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 5 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      My dear Sharon I never get tired of this kind of poetry.. I love it.

      I am sharing on Facebook

      Debbie

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      Sharon Christy 5 years ago from India

      Thank you vocalcoach, love is never ending and exalting, isn't it and I am so glad that you liked my contribution to garland it! You're really too kind! God bless you and thank you! Good day to you!

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      Sharon Christy 5 years ago from India

      Rahul, you are becoming a social pivot introducing such beautiful people on hubpages to each other! I am so grateful to you! Aww... thanks Rahul, I am so glad you like it! As ever, thank you for your sweetness!

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      Audrey Hunt 5 years ago from Nashville Tn.

      sharon - What a lovely and discriptive poem you have created. Ohhhhhhhhhhh, I never get tired of reading good poety, especially when it's about love!

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      Jessee R 5 years ago from Gurgaon, India

      How can one be tired of love and How can one be tired of poetry... and you my dear do flawless work in both :)

      Brilliant

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      Sharon Christy 5 years ago from India

      Thank you always exploring! Always lovely to hear your wonderful comments!

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      Sharon Christy 5 years ago from India

      I deeply admire your patience, haha... thank you shiningirisheyes! Love is a beautiful feeling indeed, it is always warm and sweet to recollect! Thank you very much! Good day to you!

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      Sharon Christy 5 years ago from India

      Oh! Thank you so much! Glad you liked it!

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      Sharon Christy 5 years ago from India

      Thank you vims003!

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Love is never old. It blistfully grows.. I love it. thank you.

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      Shining Irish Eyes 5 years ago from Upstate, New York

      Sharon - Never apologize for being able to write so eloquently about love. Enjoy these moments that make you want to write about them. They are the moments, at the end of our days, that will give us comfort when we reflect. You will have many hours of comfort my Dear.

      Beautiful and I never tire of reading them.

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      Angelme566 5 years ago

      This is so romantic and so beautiful..love this piece.

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      Vimesh Ummer.U 5 years ago from india

      Excellent poem. Really, dreams are very beautiful.nice lines.i really enjoyed.

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      Sharon Christy 5 years ago from India

      Oh thank you so much for your heartwarming comments! I am sure I am very grateful to you for your exceeding kindness and relation of your own thoughts! anusujith

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      Anoop Aravind A 5 years ago from Nilambur, Kerala, India

      Beautiful lines and concept too. Night is the passionate time to love and being loved with darling. Thanks for share...

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      Sharon Christy 5 years ago from India

      It is quite simply the best thing! I can attest to that! Thank you JKenny!

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      James Kenny 5 years ago from Birmingham, England

      Absolutely breathtaking. Don't ever get tired of writing about the same genre. I look forward to reading your beautiful poems. You have such a natural talent, and remember that poetry is the language of the soul. And feeling in love is the best feeling in the world.

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      Sharon Christy 5 years ago from India

      Thank you for your beautiful comments!

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      Sharon Christy 5 years ago from India

      Aww... thanks dmop! I am grateful for your kindness!

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      Martin Kloess 5 years ago from San Francisco

      Thank you for this stunning piece

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      dmop 5 years ago from Cambridge City, IN

      Love is written in the language of poetry, so why would one not write poetry of love. Fantastic poem, voted up, beautiful, and awesome.