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Peter Stavropoulos (Best Love Poems)


...Love Was, Love Is, Love Will Be, Love Eternally


Love was.....

When 'if' lay between you and I
And 'never' seemed forever
I fell to earth in surrender
And you became the centre of my eye

Love is.....

When I pass by you accidentally
I grab a sense of your smile
When between us is distance measured by the mile
I grab a sense of our love immeasurably

Love will be.....

When I can no longer see to see
When I can no longer hear to hear
I know you will be near
Simply just you and me

Love eternally.....

When God granted us our wish finally
He put in us a throbbing heart
When it stops from this earth we will depart
But our Love will live eternally


(For S.....)

Submitted: Wednesday, August 08, 2007
Edited: Thursday, October 03, 2013

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My book of selected poems 'When I try to write I can't' and my book of Love poems 'Love's Best Songs' (co-written with my wife) are now available as Kindle e-books.

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  • Amitava Sur (9/11/2014 7:45:00 PM)

    True love is beyond the time it is immortal it never dies. It always emanates it's splendor with eternal fragrance..

    You may read my An ever glowing flower (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh Rai (11/14/2013 12:50:00 PM)

    love was love is love will be for the eternal love when the sky will loose its existence. (Report) Reply

  • Daniel Partlow (8/23/2007 6:09:00 PM)

    Really nice, but I must say, when I saw the 'fall to Earth' line I thought I was in for something more surprisingly sinister - but you didn't go there.
    Cheers
    Here is my love poem. I tried using the Raven's challenging rhyme pattern: http: //www.poemhunter.com/poem/love-is-105/

    Even though it didn't quite fit, the result was good enough to inspire me to move on to my second (and still my best work: SUNRISE ON THE MOUNT) : http: //www.poemhunter.com/poem/sunrise-on-the-mount/ (Report) Reply

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