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A Rose For Sleeping Beauty
by Don Juan Amante

Monday, November 19, 2007
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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she slept so soundly, on the funeral bier
where she had resolved to sacrifice herself
for the pleasure of many, who thought
they had every right to demand her life

her form gracefully aged but grew
only more attractive in its soft maturity

her long dark hair was scented of magnolias
and braided with leather laces of hidden sorrow
small threads of precious silver began
to weave paths through its coffee colored silk

she slept long, for waking would be sorrowful
her volcanic desires slumbering peacefully
they were yet to be awakened or acknowledged
with a tender, powerful kiss of lover’s fire

she will never sleep again, never again
can she deny the force of her unleashed passions
a rose for a sleeping beauty he brings

and places it gently into her childlike hand
as he kisses her sweet lips and warm heart awake

“waken to all that you are,” he whispers
“open your eyes of pale fire to life and love
leave behind the funeral bier of others' making
inhale love’s fragrance and exhale it’s beauty”

a rose he gives to a sleeping beauty awakened
a rose to lovingly caress her waking senses......

no time for sleepwalking yet

© 4/24/2006 Don Juan Amante

Song Sleepwalk


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Reviewed by Liana Margiva 9/6/2012
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 1/18/2011
Oh leave me speechless at times sweet DJ with your always a pure pleasure to read...Hugss
Reviewed by Poetess of The Soul Sheila G 2/21/2008
WOW! A STunner! As you reach into our hearts, a touching sweet kind write
your quill is filled with utter desires
as your heart seems never to retire!
Write On!
AWESOME Pkg. music is divine1
Warmest Blessings and Inner Peace, Warrior Lady Sweet Sheooxoo

STay Positive!
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 11/19/2007
Sweet romantic write and one drenched in the hope of a living heart.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 11/19/2007
As always stunning work from you!!

Thank you!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Southern Comfort 11/19/2007
My Darlin DJ! How I love you! To awaken to yore kiss would be to awaken in Paradise! You and yore poetry are so beautiful, this write brought me to tears. There is no one on this earth like you, I realize this fact with every passin day! SC
Reviewed by Barbara Mercer 11/19/2007
Beautiful sentiments, an eternal poem Don Juan. waves of love }}}}}}}}}} Barbara
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 11/19/2007
I felt like your sleeping beauty..what an enchanting poem, DJ, you just sucked me in...Very well done!
Peace, Love, and Light,
Amber "V"
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 11/19/2007
Oh, Don! This is hauntingly beautiful and poignant at the same time...the line that got me?

"...She slept long, for waking would be sorrowful..." WOW

Well done.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.

Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!

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