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The Gift of You
by Richard Lee King
Sunday, June 20, 2010
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Life is damn near perfect these days.

I wrote this poem for my sweetie. Then I wrote a poem titled ONCE IN A BLUE MOON about the email conversations that took place after she read it. I'm reposting this because the two poems belong together.


My life now has new meaning,
since I was given this wonderful gift.
I’ve found new reasons to smile
and it has given me such a lift.

As we share our mutual passions,
each day brings new thrills.
We ascribe and then amend
the ever shifting of our wills.

A dreamy afternoon,
listening to our favorite songs.
Each new passing day
sensing more & more that we belong.

Sharing a glass of wine
after the evenings dinner.
Anticipating a lifetime,
each day knowing I’m the winner.

It’s no longer just a dream,
or something I’m just hoping to do.
My life now is nearly perfect,
since I received the gift of you.

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Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse 11/26/2010
this is beautiful Richard
and inside expressively
the love wraps & unwraps
"The Gift of You"

Love's Bounty & Dreams Coming True
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 11/23/2010
When life is damn near perfect, hold it close breathe it in, beautiful work.
Reviewed by Patrick Granfors 6/26/2010
Some days you eat the bear and some days the bear eats you. Glad to see you have the happy upper hand. Congrats on your new companion. Patrick
Reviewed by Elisabeth Barstowe 6/20/2010
This is a beautiful love poem, describing the wonderful gift of true love. Well done!
Reviewed by Judith Ann (Reader) 6/20/2010
It's so refreshing to read of such shared happiness, in a world where everyone seems to be giving up on love and marriage. It is so rare these days. I hope you can write these love notes to your sweetie for years to come.
Reviewed by Donna Chandler 6/20/2010
Beautiful. You are quite the romantic and you sound very happy.

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