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If I could hold
the quill of truth
over the page
of unfolding story

and hold it still
and let the page itself
write the words
of your defining glory

if I could see
the candle
that lights the table
beside your bed

and see that light
in constant fight
against the dousing
tears you shed

but bitter winds
comb the sands
of the fragile breath
that you release

and war minds wait
in the long grass
as foil
against your peace

If I could read your name
in vast retreating sea
and follow the tides
in a raft made
from the bones
of you and me

I would pray
with actions
outside the gate
off all you hold.. most true

and guard from devils
and unworthy men
the very thing
that makes you 'you'
~ ~ ~ ~ ~
Posted: Jan 24

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salamuna
one of your best Ru.. applause Lily
Mizzy4online today!
Very romantic expression Ru,
Powerful write....

Regards Mick.

cheers
southmiami4321
you ' you. Very boldly written. As usual yachtsman_7, a wonderful poem.wave SM
godsprincessonline today!
Beautiful right dear Sir Ru - knight of protection - thanks for sharing.

Kathy
yachtsman_7
Many thanks Lily,
Ru
yachtsman_7
Thanks Mick,
Ru
yachtsman_7
Appreciate it SM,
Stay well,
Ru
yachtsman_7
That's very Kind Kathy,
(all my professional roles have been in protecting people)

Best,
Ru
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