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by Bill Brent

Thursday, August 16, 2007
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Been there, done that, right?

Actually, I wrote this nearly three years ago

I tried to defy the cold hand of fate
I tried to keep my faith strong
But time marched past and I couldn't wait
And this is only a love song

I'd like to take back every line I wrote
But we know the hand moves on
I wish we could hold hands and jump from the boat
But this is only a love song

I know true love’s patient and kind and insane
But truth's brief and life is long
I wish we could spare ourselves all the false pain
But this is only a love song

Maybe years from now, when life is fine
We'll figure out what went wrong
With you and me and the party line
But this is only a love song

I wish I could be your clinging vine
Instead, you're getting a love song
The smell of roses in turpentine
Yeah, this is only a love song.

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Reviewed by Theresa Koch 1/9/2008
Lovely sonnet~`*
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 8/17/2007
Thanks for sharing this love song... :)!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by twinklewrites at her desk (Reader) 8/17/2007
Loved the flow of the words, marvelous love song...hugs, Peggy
Reviewed by Jennave Coz 8/16/2007
This is an excellent love song... I just wish I liked the scent of turpentine alittle more...LOL Great work, Jen
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