A Lover Knows

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this still feels so true to me each time I read it.

A Lover Knows

A Lover Knows

 

Like dust on a flower and a velvety kiss

 A shiver in the darkness

 

Passion grows from depths of souls

A past of lovers young and old

 

Life is not simple, but complex and heinous

Charged with anxiety, regret, intravenous

 

Intoxicating, fearless as love begins

A world on lover’s breath depends

 

To thrive to go beneath below

a tender balance a lover knows

 

-M.Jacobs

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wamomo commented on A Lover Knows

12-26-2009

I reaaaalllly love this one!...It's simply complicated in its delivered meaning and communicates well how lovers who are truly and deeply connected with one another are just that!

danmartyjake1

12/28/2009

Thanks again, you have it right.

songmanpoet commented on A Lover Knows

12-07-2009

Cery well written. I know the trials of Love ,loss and life. Keep up the great writing. Songmanpoet.

danmartyjake1

12/21/2009

Songman, thank you. Indeed the trial of love have come to call on all of us at sometime in life. Thanks for reading and giving your warm and kind support.

kdarcy commented on A Lover Knows

11-24-2009

An excellent write, I enjoyed that very much. Some great lines, I can relate, be well, k

danmartyjake1

12/02/2009

thank you, it's nice to be understood and to get that feedback from other writers and readers

Grito commented on A Lover Knows

09-06-2009

A word, a touch, a long look back, on beat of heart, lust does not lack.

danmartyjake1

09/06/2009

Thanks for your words and reading so many of my poems.

Poetster commented on A Lover Knows

09-03-2009

I hope you don't mind this comment. I like this poem. The first and second stanza {{bravo}} the third stanza sounds a bit forced and contrived. It regains momentum in the fouth and fifth stanza. A couple typo's: Change breathe to breath. and the plural of lovers possessive would be lovers' lover's would be singular possessive.

danmartyjake1

09/05/2009

Thanks for your constructive comments I will change the spelling and look at the third stanza to seek improvement s soon as I can edit.

The true philosopher and the true poet are one, and a beauty, which is truth, and a truth, which is beauty, is the aim of both.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, American Poet (1803-1882)

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