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To Search For The Sun's Shade

Once again, I feel your warm smile
For this moment, I would travel thousands of miles
To destiny and love, we are all merely sheep
To find us and wake us, from our heart's own blind sleep

Once, a while ago, the world was great
Some would truthfully say
A tale of a princess, waiting for her charming prince
But alas, no such tales, have appeared since

Now, both laying under a great oak tree
We can both, with all of us, finally see
Across the river, we can see the mills
And, a friend to that, a warm grassy hill
The hay fields shoot up like spires
They shine golden brilliance with the sun's calming fire

Out on the land, the sunshine spreads
Right into our memory, this moment embedds
FOr every part is together, never walking alone
From the greatest tallest tree, to the smallest stone

Oh, such a brilliant place of both elation and woe
But alas, it seems such a long time ago
The glory was lost, it's now filled with shame
The never ending wild love, sadly, was tamed

Nothing else remains
Of the majestic rolling planes
The sun, no longer smiles and winks
For it is blocked by the cloud's miniscule d*nks

The beauty of love, withheld through time
Inspiring awe today, both graceful and sublime
The quiet and sounding bright colored eve
Shows itself on the colored faces of the leaves
As the vision of the clouds of gray
From our sight and memory, slowly melt away

As you, graceful eyes and summer hair
Shall always forever have me there
Forever with each other, rest do our souls
In that we have found love, that greatest of goals

That they hurry through the dark glades
To search for the sun's shade
And finally look back on glory, and rest
Knowing their sacred treasure we hold, is of the best
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Submitted on June 01, 2012

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I'm 17, soon to turn 18 this Summer. I'm going to college to become a Geologist this Summer & following Fall. I like writing poems, but I've somewhat stopped in the past month or so. But in the time I did write (For about 6 months - 1 year) I wrote several hundred, most of which I "fixed" by making them better. Most of my poems are about love, as love is a very important (but not prominent) thing in my life. I believe love is an expression of the best of things, and poetry is an expression of love, so with poetry I express my love (Since I can't in other ways) I'll try to publish a poem a day (Maybe more, as I have them written down, but have to re-type them all when publishing them onto here) Also I'm working on a booklet of around 30-50 of my best poems re-mastered to try & win a girl I like over. I don't know who she is, as the school year is about over, but I'm sure I'll meet someone at college who appreciates it as much as I do. Any questions/ want to talk message me at joealexshof@yahoo.com more…

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