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Young Lovers

Two lovers came upon a woody brake
And entered there within - their leave to take
Across their heads a bow of leafy briar
Which interlaced below a bright blue sky.

Nature had there formed a perfect cradle -
Cover to young love was thus enable'd
Bees were buzzing 'midst the loaded flowers
Where these lovers spent long drowsy hours.

For spring had burst through shoots and within leaves
With gentle mockery season deceives
And playing now with fancy on a breeze
They kissed and felt delight in trem'bling knees.

Where coarse emotions were - some even base
Now love and winged poesy took its place
The verse of these two hearts - was subtle - calm
And their spirits - were - each others balm.

So if you ever see young lovers - going
Into the forest - or some shady dell
Bless them in your heart - and just remember
That we were once young lovers there as well.
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Posted: May 2016

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How beautiful and moving this writing is.

It is amazing to recall those feelings many of us had when we were young and innocent.

But better and more wonderful yet ~ is to be well into the twilight years, and be lucky enough to meet someone ~ and to be able to feel those feelings once again....even stronger tis time.

Thank you for sharing.

Mady happy place
I hope you go well - lcbr
Thanks for the comment - lcbr
godsprincessonline today!
Beautiful and romantic! BUT what happens 9 months later? Sorry - just a thought!laugh Retired Public Servant who worked at Social Services and Public Health Nurse Dept. as clerical worker and saw the results of 9 months later. So please take protection with you! love doh laugh Thanks for sharing!

Kathy teddybear
Yes this is true; although this is an "idealized" version of love, partially for the sake of poetry (I owe a bit to Keats here - although the composition is wholly original). I can see what you mean though. Take care - and thanks for your comment - lcbr.
southmiami4321online today!
Beautiful LCBR.
Virgen love flows, natural emotions. Sometimes with cautions or not first time has to happen. Thanks for sharing. SM
Hi SM thanks for you your comment, good to see you are starting to put a few poems up - take care - lcbr.
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