Disclaimer:

This poem is for my book that I am working on (all fiction don’t worry!)

 Pieces of the Circle

letters with ribbon

True love can’t be forgotten

though years have hid it’s flame~

Lost love held inside of me

without shelter or a name

ring

 Finding me in my despair,

weary from the pain

so ready for young love

to be restored for me again

woman at the mirror

We hesitated in mid air

like a note sung by a singer~

The scent of love we used to know

somehow made us stop and linger~

couple on a hill

Did we understand the cost

of choosing to stay or close the door?

Did we deserve to take our turn

and even ask for more?

holding hands at sunset

The love inside of me grew until

I thought that I would burst

I feared  that what I held dear,

by my loved ones would be cursed

goodbye hug

The past has met the present

like waves upon the sand~

The foundation was never ready

for us to step on or to stand

walking on the beach

We were caught inside a love story

with all the tragedy and pain

No one would ever accept our love

or allow it to remain,

young girl running away from yelling boyfriend

like Romeo and Juliet,

like Elizabeth and Browning.

Our love was like a soaring sea

as we struggled to keep from drowning.

past lovers quote

God became our rescuer,

The One who calms the seas.

The One who knows all of our tomorrows,

and what they all will be.

Jesus loves me and you

And so we rest in HIM

and put us in His care

And when we I look for true love…

I know I’ll  find Him there.

Diane Reed

2013

*Note* This poem is stored here for future use in my book. (Previous chapters can be found here in this blog.*)

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14 thoughts on “Like Romeo And Juliet

    1. Oh you are so sweet! From where I sit, the follow button is in the black bar above the Title: The one Thing I know….
      Thank you for wanting to follow!

    1. Yeah you are sharper than ya know! Most of my stuff is from experience. The book I am writing is therapy that allows me to go back into my past and re-live some of the feelings… finding pieces of me to hopefully make a whole person when it is completed! 😉
      My characters are fictional based on a lot of real experiences! Sometimes I feel as if like this poem… I am still there… climbing my way out.. The problem is… I have to mention a disclaimer from time to time so people don’t think I am actually going through it now! Ya know?
      Anyway, as alway you are the BEST inspire-er!!!!
      Thank you!!!
      xoxo

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