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Before the Sun Sets

Before the Sun Sets

When the last glimmer of precious daylight 
Tucks the world in with its bid of goodnight
Give me a chance in love's desperate dance
To twirl in my heart's desire for romance

With shy disposition and sad doe eyes
Naivety helps me avoid secular lies
I know how to love, within grace's confines
Coloring distinct design outside the lines

I'd rather weep for love than wither away
To hold affection's spirit, passion's display 
Reaching out to flit and fly without repression 
I die inside without emotional expression

Before the sun sets, I pray for vivid sign
Sky streaked colors to prove our hues do align 
Perhaps, the sun won't set, nor darkness fall 
When we witness love's worthy cause, after all
 
 

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Greg Etsell

wow what poem and What line I'D RATHER WEEP FOR LOVE
THEN WITHER AWAY wow all day been trying write poem
summer in the sun  and you did it wow your the best

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Cherie Sumner-Taylor

Awww...Thanks, Greg.  That line is probably my favorite I wrote because it is a testament of how I really feel....It is better to feel pain and ache for love than it is to not experience it and feel deprived of affection.  I look forward to your poem when you are ready to get it out of you and ready to share.  I appreciate your support. xo ;) 

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Cherie Sumner-Taylor

Hi Greg.  Awww...Thank you.  It is so nice to see you on my page.  Bless you. Before the sun sets, I always hope the day ends well...and that love is in the foreground... xo ;)

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A Lonely Journey

Cheerie, 
Your words are absolutely gorgeous. What a beautiful mind you have, both in ideal, and in ability to write. 
You ARE love, my friend. 

Fantastic. 

Matthew. 

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Cherie Sumner-Taylor

Thank you, Matthew.  That is such a very kind compliment.  I am very sentimental over love and the genre of it in poetry.  I like to try to create something emotional to express a part of my emotional response to what I see and feel while I write.  Thank you for your appreciated support.  xo ;) Cheerie

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A Lonely Journey

You're so welcome, Cheerie! 
Thank YOU for letting us into your beautiful mind, where there's only beauty and love, where you turn the world in the way it should be going. It's a gorgeous thing. 

Love and hugs, 

Matthew. 

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Cherie Sumner-Taylor

It is because of the wonderful support by friends like you that I enjoy posting on Cosmo.  I feel I can express a very personal part of myself through writing.  You are always so appreciative of poetry and inspiring with your own contributions on here.  Thank you. ;)

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A Lonely Journey

I know what you mean, Cheerie. I'm down to 2 people who like my writing(you and PD), but it's the best two people, so I still love it here. 

Thanks! 

Matthew. 

PS. I'm thinking of writing a poem called 'The Recent Outbreak of Venereal Disease in the Yak Community in the Early 1720's', but I'm not sure what it would be about. Do you think it has promise? I value your opinion...can I sell it on Ebay? I think I'll get a pretty good dollar. Thanks. 

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Cherie Sumner-Taylor

I don't believe for a second that only two people on Cosmo like your work!  I know this past week was slow and people do not comment as much as they used to.  I am lucky to get stars now.  People are reading but just now commenting as much.  Please don't let it stop you from believing in your work....

ONLY YOU could come up with such a theme about yaks, but that means it will be original and funny and worthy to post...lol....I hope to find it here soon.  xo  

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A Lonely Journey

Well, I guess you're right, Cheerie, 2 people TOLERATE my poetry on Cosmo(I was reaching a bit with 'like'). Thank you for correcting me. LOL. 

M. 

PS. I dumped that idea about the impregnated yaks, or whatever it was, and am thinking of a love sonnet involving a man, some felt, and a gardenia plant. What do you think? 

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Cherie Sumner-Taylor

Lol, Don't twist my words! 
 

Your new idea has potential...but only you could ever make it work...I believe in you...

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A Lonely Journey

Thanks Cheerie! Thank you for being my biggest fan(I mean besides this Honeywell Model 1600 XL fan I've been using in my office that keeps blowing my toupee clear across the room...AND I DON"T EVEN WEAR A TOUPEE!! So, I have to have my plumber reattach my hair and scalp every so often. It's a nuisance, but at least it's painful. Oh well, the things we do for hair, right?). 

You are wonderful! 

M. 

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Cherie Sumner-Taylor

lolololololol...How do you come up with this stuff?  I need to buy my own fan to make me feel good too..Great idea!  

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A Lonely Journey

I'm your biggest fan, and you are already so cool that you don't need another fan. 
Thanks for putting up with my wacky today. I'm going crazy with work, so I get a little loopy, but you always straighten me out with your niceness. 

Thanks! 

M. 

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Cherie Sumner-Taylor

Aw shucks!  Thank you.  I don't want to straighten you out.  It is a great sense of humor that gets us through life....and work. Have a great day, M.  xo ;) 

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