Sunday, 26 September 2010

Love (inspired by Sunday Scribblings)

Love

I am the bird
That flies freely
I cannot be caught
I am the flower
That blossoms
As a beautiful thought
I am the light
In the darkness
Of hatred and pain
I am the giver
And receiver
No loss and no gain


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True Love

I want you to be happy
I want you to be free
My love’s not conditioned
By what’s in it for me
Love cannot be selfish
Nor can it be controlled
To really love truly
You have to be bold

23 comments:

  1. I particularly like the first poem. Lovely symbols.

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  2. Especially love the idea of being a flower blossoming into thoughts! Delightful poems!

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  3. Great truths, simply told. Well done.

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  4. Loved both poems. Subtly different but containing many truths and allusions.

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  5. I think if I ever experienced true love it has not been with another human. Love through Christ, and love from my cat and dog. LOL!

    very nice post.

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  6. Wonderful poems and wonderfully said.

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  7. i really enjoyed both of these poems but especially the first!

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  8. The second one reminded me of 1 Corinthians 13 - love-ly! ;)

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  9. ...To really love truly
    You have to be bold
    ...

    ...I'm a sucker for strong ending lines...it does take a bit of boldness to truly love...felt.

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  10. Thank you all for your positive comments.

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  11. I loved both of these. Nice writing! :-)


    mine is here - http://panopticulated.blogspot.com/2010/09/love-sunday-scribblings-prompt-234.html

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  12. beautiful love poems.
    well done!

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  13. "To really love truly
    You have to be bold"
    I completely agree with you..
    nice poems.

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  14. http://jinglepoetry.blogspot.com/2010/10/poetry-potluck-natures-elements-air.html
    Greetings!
    It is Monday again, I sincerely invite you to join us for a Monday Poetry Potluck party, bring in 1 to 3 poem treats to share via the link on the top! You could use an old poem.

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  15. I particularly like how love blossoms as a thought.

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  16. Don't apologise for recycling the poems: they rewarded me for re-reading.

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  17. The words caught my attention. Love the woods in BOTH poems.

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  18. some days everything I see and hear tries to be a poem, the rest of the time, it's pffft. Got to admire you for rewriting for a prompt. I 'd rather write ten new than edit one.

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  19. "My love’s not conditioned
    By what’s in it for me"

    I love these lines! I love the duality of life. Great poems, look forward to reading more!

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  20. I especially liked the first poem, namely for the imagery, and name for these lines: "I am the light/In the darkness/Of hatred and pain."

    -Nicole

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  21. Thank you all for stopping by and commenting. I shall recycle more often then ;-)

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