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Cycles of Love (standard:poetry, 133 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 26 2008Views/Reads: 1408/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I started this series to remind myself love has stages and cycles. Since I've only lived long enough to know three of those, I don't know the last stage of love. But I hope you enjoy this series.
 



Cycles of Love 

~ 

I. 

Can Two Hearts Form a Circle? 

~ 

Two hearts beat, 

two souls connect, 

two lives join. 

Who is to protect 

the strong? 

There's no perfect 

romance in youth. 

Abuse was the suspect. 

~ 

Two hearts beat, 

two souls feign, 

two lives separate. 

Was it all in vein? 

I'll be careful of who want enter. 

I'll be watchful of those wanting one thing. 

I won't long to be his center. 

~ 

Crushed and wounded 

have hopes from above. 

But, out of the way, 

I shove 

the hand I desperately seek. 

On the wings of a dove 

peace can be found. 

Throw away the kid glove, 

become the woman I'm supposed to be. 

Gave up on love, 

there's no winner at its losing game. 

© March 17, 2008 by Lori


   


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