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The Spared Kiss (poem)

Updated on October 17, 2013

How many nights would know the love they shared

Another candle glowed as couple dance

And every star was captured in their trance

For bright tomorrows just one kiss was spared

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The dreams which stream from moonbeams would enhance

The fragrances from fancy flowers’ flared

The wall which locked out fantasies was bared

So endless skies may tell of a romance

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They spent their days in lovers’ world so vast

And waves of warm enchantment would they cast

Just holding hands gave meaning to the light

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The sunset came to see them holding tight

Who knew the darkness spread across the night

Who knew the kiss they shared would be their last

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      Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

      To know of and experience such a love in this lifetime is a rare gift, and one never knows when a kiss will be the last one. Very moving and heartfelt. Dramatic video.

      Up and more and sharing

      Hugs, Faith Reaper

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      DJ Anderson 3 years ago

      Hauntingly beautiful, Martin.

      Most of us never know when that darkness is at hand.

      Here's hoping for a hand to hold and sunshine to brighten your day.

      DJ.

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      Devika Primić 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      The Spared Kiss great writing and so nice to read another one of your poems.

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      A lifetime love is a wonderful thing and a great blessing. After my dear one passed away the hardest thing was to see couples holding hands as we had done so often. Lovely poem.

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      Victor W. Kwok 3 years ago from Hawaii

      Really chilling.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Hauntingly beautiful.

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      Kari Shinal 3 years ago from Fayetteville, NC

      Absolutely lovely. Thank You Martin!

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      Deb Hirt 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      This one was very well done. I liked the feel of this one.

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