|Reviewed by lois christensen
|Ther'e s someone for you someone, Regis.....?:)|
|Reviewed by Paddy Bostock
i really do hope you've found the exception but there's no deus ex machina out there to promise us rainbows. What we do we are responsible for, and love has to be worked at. Romance is fine and exciting, but ultimately it's respect that underpins the deal. And that takes thought and compassion. Hollywood's fun, but it ain't true
Best to you,
|Reviewed by Jane Noponen Perinacci
|You found the exception! They do exist. Good for you! Good for me!
|Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley
|To even suggest such a thing is appalling Regis, we are loving creatures. Those who would take such a gentle soul as yours and make you feel in this manner do not belong in your life.
Such a passionate heartfelt poem of a lovely man who only feels what he should regarding love. Romance is beautiful, and those who cannot accept it are dark souls.
Know that the "mirage" becomes reality when it walks into your life at the least expected.
Love and Light
|Reviewed by Lena Kovadlo
|Such an emotional poem that speaks volumes. Thanks for sharing Regis. After being wounded time and again by people you've loved it, is such a welcome relief when a person comes along who is the exception, who loves you back, and not only heals the wounds but doesn't allow new ones to ever appear.|
|Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart
|Dear Reg, it's better to be open and hurt than hard and useless!|
|Reviewed by Chip Bergeron
|Better to chasemirages than give up and stop chasing.
|Reviewed by Sheila Roy
The whole while I felt as though you didn't agree with the naysayers and that speaks volumes. A romantic at heart can be wounded, but not obliterated. We bounce back:) hugs,
|Reviewed by Elizabeth Russo
|Past (I hope) pain oozes from your pen, albeit beautifully. But I am happy in your ending. Thank you for sharing this, Regis. Love and hugs, Elizabeth|
|Reviewed by JMS Bell
|...NOTHING GOOD COMES EASY...A HEAVY PRICE IS USUALLY PAID FOR THE REWARD OF 'LOVE'S BADGE', HOWEVER...SEEMS YOU HAVE FOUND THAT IT WAS WORTH IT. THANKS FOR SHARING. LOVE, BLESSINGS AND FAITH...
JOYCE * HIS INSPIRATIONS
|Reviewed by Kathleen McDonald
|Sometimes it is hard to take when you love more than the one you love. Excellent work Regis.
Sorry I have been away so long, but I am just recovering from a heart attack and able to come in here
|Reviewed by Diana Wiles
|Simply beautiful...I also wear my heart on my sleeve, and vow to keep it a little more well hidden, but we are who we are...I try and accept Love in the unique way it is given nowadays, for it will not be pinned down..and to try, I have found never works..Thank goodness for exceptions...Wishing you the best always,
|Reviewed by Barbara Terry
|I don't think you could describe unrequited love any better than this Regis, and to have someone in your life to pick up the pieces of the badge and sew them back together with love, is a miracle that should always be cherished. There is such a thing called love, but it is a fleeting shadow in the night, caught by the north wind, and strewn all over God's creation. The person who can catch this love, is indeed very lucky and well blessed. Thank you for sharing this thought provoking poem.
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 Kenny Baez
|Romance and love are for noble souls, Reg, so little surprise that the modern world is loveless and soulless - it takes guts to be soft!! ha!|
|Reviewed by Vesna Blueflame
|Indeed Regfis, dear friend, your poetry is so akin to mine ..both of us wear our hearts on a sleeve ..needless to say those that we love hardly ever appreciate the depth of the love we gift them with..darn :)))
Well ..Better to have loved than to not have loved at all..
Keep blessing us with such glorious poetry Regis..
|Reviewed by Morgan Merriweather
|thank your lucky stars for an exception! ~ Morgan|
|Reviewed by Connie Faust
|So, her love was the therapy you needed, hmmm? All the disillusionment makes for a fine poem.
|Reviewed by C. McGovern-Bowen
|to love whatever the cost is to break that elusive metaphysical
heartfelt poetic capture, regis.
always a pleasure,
|Reviewed by Debby & Gordon Rosenberg
|thank you - says it all!|
|Reviewed by Sherry Heim
|The biggest problem with love is that everyone experiences it in their own way. Even within a relationship, each person feels it differently. We have to learn to cherish our feelings and not to expect them to be the same in our partner. It does not mean that they don't love us as much as we love them, they just do it in their own unique way and we must learn to understand that and cherish it as it is and for what it is. Love is very much like grains of sand; if you hold them gently in the palm of your hand, you can admire them forever but if you close your hand to control them they will simply all fall away leaving your hand empty and all of the beautiful grains gone forever. Romance is amazing, love is functional. Ahh if only they both could remain combined forever.
|Reviewed by Annabel Sheila
|Beautifully penned, Regis!!! Guess we've all been through this at some point in our lives...thank goodness something wonderful comes along to make us forget the bad stuff....
|Reviewed by Kate Burnside
|Love the all-out plain-speak sincerity of this one, Regis. Full of integrity and heartfelt gratitude. Never has the weight of two words been so keenly expressed - "Thank you" giving the full weight of its proper meaning. Thank God for exceptions! :)) xx May you both continue to be blessed. xx|
|Reviewed by Sandy Hoynacki (Reader)
|Always, the exception can make or break things... Well written.. Love and Peace|
|Reviewed by Amber Moonstone
|Ah, Regis at his best, romantic soulfulness shines through every word in this poem..Bravo! Well done.
Peace, love and light,
|Reviewed by Patrick Granfors
|Amazing when it works in duo. Patrick|
|Reviewed by Micki Peluso
|So lost and cynical in the beginning then swinging into a happy ending--well done!! I love it.
|Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
|Thank YOU, mon ami, for penning yet another winning poem! C'est bon, mon ami!
(((HUGS))) et amour, ton ami dans Texas, Karen Lynn. :D
|Reviewed by RWE SAYS BYE
|proving once again that love is more than action... of the "lights, camera..." kind, this poem deserves every curtain call it gets!
Nice stylistic ending, too...
|Reviewed by Vivian Dawson
|Nice exception in the end! *Regis*
Forever moving forward to grow and
glow...wearing your love badge!!!
|Reviewed by Mary Metcalf
|the world is always looking for the right love, but many heartaches occur before it happens...maybe a way of showing us what to really appreciate...excellent write|
|Reviewed by John Coppolella
|Who will mend your broken heart? Is it as told here, Regis? Is it your bloody red badge of courage?
If so then wear it proudly.
|Reviewed by Laura Fall
|Truly a heartfelt poem well done indeed Laura
|Reviewed by Ronald Hull
|There are many fishes in the sea. Sometimes, it takes a while to find a fish like thee.
|Reviewed by John Domino
|An exceptional poetic song!
Peace, love and blessings,
|Reviewed by J Howard
|sad truth for many...but there is the promise of the rainbow, the vision held by ones that will always love...and are ready to be loved.
such richness. thank you.
|Reviewed by Rose Rideout
|Reviewed by Tom Hyland
SOME OLD SONG LYRICS CAME TO MIND:
"TRUE LOVE IS A MANY SPLENDORED THING" ... AND ...
"TWO HEARTS - TWO KISSES MAKE ONE LOVE" ... TOM...
|Reviewed by jude forese
|a wonderful romantic poem you've shared here, Regis ....|
|Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger
|Romance to a gentle heart ~ love that endures
Lady Mary Ann
|Reviewed by Ed Matlack
|Super that you found that exception to the rule, Reg...you ARE a lucky man...I am not sure about my other half, sometimes...? Well that is a story for another time...good write...Ed|
|Reviewed by Tom Kitt
|The poem is wonderful but the picture is wrong. Best, Tom|
|Reviewed by neerja gandhi
|Very few understand love and they stand apart as exception...am happy for you... :)good wishes :)neerja|
|Reviewed by Ruan Mills Burke
|What a wonderful acknowledgment to that special one in your life.|
|Reviewed by Morgan McFinn
|I hope you are with the exception now and that, like you, she remains exceptional always.|