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2007-11-29 17:47:04
Last author: KainVM
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Dueling Chamber



Love



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Poem's Title: In Loving Memory
Poem:

It was a little bit past seven when I walked into his room.
The lights were off, the drapes were pulled,
It looked more like a tomb than the "home" of my beloved.
But here is where he waited.

What I could not understand is why he should be here
And not at home at rest with me
Where I could hold him near.
But this is where he waited.

Oh, they knew him at the hospice,
At least, they knew his name.
But I was his "compadrè", their love was not the same.
Yet here is where he waited.

I opened up the curtains to let some daylight in,
He sat up, looked at me,
Then said with a grin, "Mì Compadrè!"
His voice sounded so thin, so tired of waiting.

He motioned me on over, so I sat down by his side.
Took his hand, stroked his hair,
And held him as he died.
He no longer waited.

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It's been two years since that day.
Today I went back to his grave
To return a treasure to my love,
One I thought I'd always save.

"I've come to say good-bye, sweet Mitchel."
The words fell from my lips
As the ring he always wore for me
Fell from my fingertips.

I knelt one last time and placed a rose beside the stone.

Then, with tears streaming down my face
I wished for one last long embrace
And was glad I was with him in that place
The day the angels stopped their waiting,
And took sweet Mitchel home.

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Poem's Title: The Secret Eden
Poem:

You asked me why I did not take you into my heart
As if that meant you were nothing to me
As if my heart was as all others
I took you as close as I dared, my friend
We both smelt the flower-perfumed air
But the secret gate would not suffer to be revealed
Its ancient dignity of mystery forgotten
And I was afraid even our gentle tread
Would disturb the hushed solemnity of the roses.

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2790) David and Goliath... of LOVE! (Administrator: [KainVM])

Number of voters: 7
* a) In Loving Memory
Number of votes: 2 (29%)

* b) The Secret Eden
Number of votes: 5 (71%)


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