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Love’s Poetic Dance

I’m feeling
In a somber mood tonight
Just contemplating thoughts
In the dim shadows of light

Thoughts that race around
In circles inside my head
Until the early morning hours
While lying awake in bed

Questions of what to do
And answers of why
Decisions that hold their ground
Without drifting off to the sky

I’m a simple man
Or so I thought
Till one day I realized
Of that I’m not

Of all the complexities
Inside the human heart
Love is the most needed
From the very start

If I live to be
One hundred years old
What good have I done
If my love has gone cold

I once was told I didn’t know
The meaning of love
By a heart that was so cold
And now love’s meaning I know of

For love is in your spirit
Every night and day
In how you live your life
A bright cheerful way

For love of family
And love of romance
Blessed you are when you see
Love’s poetic dance
 
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Guess you could say I'm a self taught poet. I started writing poetry as a means of dealing with the emotions of finding my Birthmother's obituary and grave site after searching for 10 years. I continued writing and over the course of the last 20 years I've become comfortable in how I write. You'll notice I tend to write a lot about nostalgia and old memories. Hey, when you round the corner of 60 years, you start thinking a lot about the past and where you've been. One of my subjects I write about is love, but I try to write of other things too. I've lived on the south shore of Massachusetts for all of my 64 years. But I love all of New England. Aside from writing poetry, I also love photography and have quite a collection of old antique cameras. Baseball, football, muscle cars and car shows are also some of my interests. Not too crazy about Winter. Spring & Summer are my favorite seasons. more…

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