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· Known To All

· Canceled Courtship

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  Forbidden Passion
by Gloria Gay
Thursday, September 25, 2003
Rated "PG13" by the Author.

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oh to be safe from this bondage to love

that renders me one aching throb

one pain that eases not

within the locked embrace of time,

some day I'll dwell,

where nothing grows,

where youth at last is spent,

where sun and rain do nurture not

and glances fall on unresponding eyes

infertile land of old age with its assurance of dead desires, no

treacherous kiss, or embrace that delivers only grief,

but a dullness like opium that frees for all time of despair.  





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Reviewed by Dark Knight 5/18/2014
2003 woman why don't you write more poetry like this? You have a gift for words
Reviewed by D. Vegas 9/4/2010
Beautifully put, "oh to be safe from this bondage to love"
Reviewed by Barbara Terry 8/27/2008
I agree that this is a poem that actually says something. These wise words give the young a glimpse of what it feels like to get old. Thank you for sharing.

May The Lord Jesus bless you, and those whom you love, and who love you, and be with you always, and at your side constantly. With much love in my heart, joy to the world, peace on earth, & ((((((((((MANY WONDERFUL SISTERLY HUGGGGSSSS)))))))))), your little sister, Barbie
Reviewed by Barry Yelton (Reader) 7/28/2008
Hi Gloria,

A poem that actually says something, unlike so many here. I am of an age to appreciate that "dullness like opium" phrase. Well done.

Reviewed by J. Pajot 7/19/2008
Beautifully expressed! Passion is such a double edged sword...sometimes it is easy to long for the numbness of nothingness...and yet?
All the best this life can offer you, dear lady,
Reviewed by Chuck Keller 8/4/2007
Love and passion are the life blood. Without them, where would we be?
Another GREAT poem.
Reviewed by Kerry Compton Star Girl 7/24/2007
There is a great beauty in these words of sadness. Well done.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 10/14/2006
This is sad but there is a universal truth expressed within your verses, Gloria. Thank you. Love and peace,

Reviewed by Hanley Harding 2/17/2006
Dear Gloria;

What a sad poem... but so well done! Excellent.

May I recommend my "Crystal Dreams" and "He Spoke of Leila Rose"?

Reviewed by Felix Perry 10/24/2005
Wow this is the first time I have read your work but do not think it will be the last. This is a powerful and all too true work of passion and the troubles and pain it can put us through.
Reviewed by jude forese 9/27/2003
ah, the opiate of the gods... great write!
Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara (Reader) 9/27/2003
Wonderfully expressed and penned Gloria!
Reviewed by Gary Gebert 9/27/2003
I walk along with you down this path.
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader) 9/27/2003
Beautifully penned.
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 9/27/2003
WOnderful write....BHUWAN
Reviewed by *********** ********** (Reader) 9/26/2003
Pure poetry......ty, Dani
Reviewed by Anna Marie Fritz (Reader) 9/26/2003
"unfertile land of old age."
I am not yet old...but have seen many older people as passionately in love as those in their twenties...for their is no "aging" in amorous hearts, Gloria.
Your poem is lovely. I enjoyed it much!
Reviewed by ya mama (Reader) 9/26/2003
great poem gloria
Reviewed by Amor Sabor 9/25/2003
Beautifully said.

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Love In A Dangerous Season

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Scandal at Almack's

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  4. Presence
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  8. Reincarnation
  9. I Wish I Knew
  10. digesting newness
  11. Drawbacks
  12. Blood-Kin Beachcombing
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  14. See Me
  15. an aging man still searching...
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