Mary



Once, long ago
Two met
Their hearts became one
Yet remained two
Beauty shared was unbounded

Previous commitments made selflessly
Caused chasm wide to be
Now the two that were as one
Yet remained two
Become null

The past holds our memories
The future
Our dreams
This gift of now is our present
Live it
The mystery of the future
Is the unknown.
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Submitted on October 25, 2009

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme xxaBx cxaBc xdxxxdx
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 326
Words 63
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 5, 5, 7

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