Character Sketch

I wrote of love

And a first kiss

Envisioned a life

Full of dreams and bliss

Pictured conversations

Of all that matter and don’t,

Over coffee, or wine

Or with our TV on.

Promised I would solve

All the possible fights.

In the form of poetry

I shared my plights.

Perfectly balanced

Love and war

Waged among us

Within, forevermore.

And some time later

You spotted me somewhere.

Had a smirk on your face

And fixated stare.

Love at first sight,

Or the beginning of strife?

Whatever this may be,

I think I wrote you into life.

R. A. Newton
November 6, 2013.
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  1. hey beautiful poetess…i love the blue rose…the are actually cut white roses that have been placed in blue water…but they are an important archetype of what hafez calls higher love, love that is transcendental & nondual…such love whispers in this poem…please send me a link to your blue rose…! ❀

    1. I’ve been told that different coloured roses have different meanings. Apparently this dyed blue rose means one in a million. I’ve had it for nearly 5 years now.

      1. yes! in holland they season the die with a preservative if is a real rose as opposed to a silk! blue is associated with krishna, tara & mary. the rose is always associated with love & the feminine. so a blue rose represents spiritually enlightened love & compassionate consciousness…

  2. …i just had an ahha! moment when you pix flashed on my screen! i an the Director of Musical Liturgy in the Catholic Church. Last Sunday we had a new family & I found the both arrestingly beautiful & but oddly familiar! Turns out she almost could be a sister or cousin of yours, similar beautiful bone structure & ivory smile! I did not have the opportunity to speak to them unfortunately, but the impression lingered until now! Also, did you notice that I once had a champion cocker spaniel whose name was Ariel (lion of god). Stay in touch my blue rose! ^^~~~~

    1. Yes Ariel means lioness of God. That’s sounds intriguing. I haven’t any cousins who look similar to me. I’m the odd one in the family, you might even assume I was adopted. It would be fun to have a doppelgΓ€nger. Aha!
      Will do.

    1. I don’t believe I’ve ever asked myself that. Not sure why I would. I usually write based on the current events of my life or those in my life. Thank you for taking the time to read.

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