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What is Romance?

What is Romance?

What is romance, if not with love-struck glance?
Just a passing fancy upon winsome chance?ย 
I pray I never follow this fleeting philosophy
For devotion motivates the heartbeat inside of me

I save a dance for the hand of the man I love
Hoping he will accept without push or shove
For reciprocal affection is necessary
And I twirl for only him as his emissary

What is romance, if not for lifetime quest?
A loving thought translates as action's bestย 
It's a race for that place of eternal fluttering
Where a kinetic kiss shows magic's uttering

Sweep me up in a fantasy, fulfilling forever
Demonstrate to me how love's convincingly cleverย 
I shall stand, holding his hand, in every circumstance
Help me understand, with plans, what is romance?
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Cherie Sumner-Taylor

Awe, thank you Lisa.ย  I am thankful for your support so much.ย  It just means so much to me that fine poets like yourself appreciate my work.ย  That is what motivates me to keep writing and sharing my poetry.ย  Bless you. xo ;)ย ย 

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Greg Etsell

wow what poem it sure is hot in here today with you and Tony poem but I love it
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Cherie Sumner-Taylor

Hi Greg...Thank you...Lol...I have not even had a chance to read Tony's poem yet, as I was doing transcription work, and I just finished for today.ย  I am glad you liked my poem....I love all things "LOVE" and "ROMANCE" to ponder and appreciate.ย  Bless you. xoย 

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Tony Taylor

Hi GORGEOUS!!
I love the way you used rhymes within rhymes in some of these VERY well crafted lines......a most difficult thing toย accomplish while sticking to delivering such specific subject matter...... yours is a truly romantic gift...... an undeniable connection with the forces of Love and romance that exist in this reality..... and VERY few are able to express so eloquently......I feel like I've won the lottery each time I'm able to get your attention focused deep within your eyes..... because what I find there is so rare and so beautiful that I feel unworthy of such a beautifully romantic and honestly loving soul...... This is a perfect write in my eyes........ and you my love...... are the perfect woman/writer/mother to have ever crossed my path......I thank God for you...... And I pray our Love continues to blossom in the eyes of our creator......PINNED!! for perfection!!...... Thank you for this!!........More than Kisses!!.......T xo ๐Ÿ‘Œโœด๐Ÿงโœด๐Ÿ‘„๐Ÿ‘„โœดโคโคโœด๐Ÿง

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Cherie Sumner-Taylor

AWWWWW!ย  Now you are going to make me cry.ย  I just got on here to check my comments, and I was surprised to see your response to my poem....You know, by nature I am very passionate about love and romance, but I also am very sentimental over you for bringing those feelings out of me at this time in my life.ย  You were the unexpected gift to wake me up again in love. I share in your prayer....I will definitely work on my end to always keep love and romance in the foreground of our relationship.ย  I love you.ย  Your commentary really touched me, T.ย  ย All my love and affection, Your wife, C xoxoxo

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Edward Lin

Indeed! Got to love writing about romance and soulmates! I've a whole book on it :Dย 

A lifelong quest, where the journey is the destination, for all eternity. That is romance.

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Cherie Sumner-Taylor

Hi Edward,...Of course I totally agree with you...lolย  Romance is not a phase but a state of mind...a commitment and devotion to pursue it as a lifelong quest as you say the journey itself is the destination....Perfectly expressed.ย  Thank you for your kind support.ย  xo ;)

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Valerie Beasley...

Cherie!ย  Love this write!ย  The rhyming couplets work so well with this poem of love and romance.ย  Well done!

val

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Cherie Sumner-Taylor

Hi Val...It is so nice to see you on Cosmo and on my page.ย  Thank you so much.ย  I live for romance and appreciate your kind support. I think we all have our own idea of what romance is and what it entails....and for me, it means a lifetime commitment at working at keeping romance thriving...an attitude and journey.ย  Bless you. xoย ย 

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