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Love Untamed

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Untamed nature, wild and free
Free as only the winds can be
Soft as velvet and black as coal
Daring and boundless is their soul
No rope, no reins can hold them still
They do only as they will
Sons of the moon and the dark night
Majestically they dance in the twilight
Their hoofs hit the ground
Have you ever heard such a sound?

Such rhythm, so strong yet so graceful
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Love Untamed
Sunday, December 27, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: freedom,heart,horse,love,nature
Inspired by one of the most beautiful horses I have ever seen, Felipe, the Fresian, at the Alexippos Riding Centre. Dedicated to all these majestic creatures.
Chinedu Dike 29 March 2020

Beautiful rendition of words in a verse with rhythmic splendour. A work of an intricate mind. Thanks for sharing and do remain enriched.

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Daniel Brick 25 September 2017

They are majestic, And their fate has been meshed with ours for eons. Whether they pulled war chariots or ploughs they were essential. The language of your poem does justice to them. You don't relate cute things about horses performing tricks for audiences. Your horses are stretching their sinews. For freedom in one memorable part of your poem. The only horses I knew in the past were work hiorses who were docile and exhausted from over-work, But Felipe is the horse you poem brkings to life, and his is a proud, free nature, ther ideal image of the horse.

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Hello, dear Daniel! Thank you for your comment! I couldn't agree more with you and, indeed, horses' fate has been entwined with that of humans, and I truly wish these lovely creatures had never been forced to participate in any of the hundreds of wars mankind was led to! These noble and beautiful creatures should always be free, and never tied down either for war, for work or for any audience who enjoys seeing them performing tricks. Felipe is thankfully a lucky, majestic Friesian horse, to whom I just can't stop bringing treats! ! Thank you so much for your comment! !

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Daniel Brick 10 August 2017

I used to live in an apartment complex which was adjacent ti a huge farm fields with gently rolling hills and lush lawns, because the farm has shut down and the space was for grazing, prancing, running-free horses urban people owned. For four years I saw those horses everyday ans many of the horses saw more of me than their owners! I was always respectful of their wildness and freedom. The thought of riding one never crossed my mind: I worshiped them as masters of the earth. And I could fully embrace the Myth of the Centaur when I talked to one in English and he or she nudged me with their massive head and one great eye stared completely through my body. Your poem has restored these memories of so long go. The horses are gone, the fields destroyed, a huge freeway has replaced the Freedom of Horses. Bless you for your poem: you restored all of this lost grandeur in my mind.

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Hello, dear Daniel! Thank you for sharing your beautiful memories with me, and I truly thank you for completely understanding my feelings for these majestic creatures! Thank you for your wonderful and truly supporting words! ! Thank you wholeheartedly! ! Wishing you all the very best! ! Thank you! !

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Ajay Kumar Adarsh 22 August 2016

this poem has wonderful Rhyme with great message........10+++

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Thank you! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! Thank you so much! ! !

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Michael Walkerjohn 13 February 2016

Aloha Anastasia... Neigh... My Young Lady... as each of your previous reviewers have responded... you, are a poetess to be reckoned with... easy on my reins there my sweet... really good word works that works well together and is delightfully inspiring... All of the best from this life, to you, and all of your relations... Michaelw1two

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Aloha Michael! Thank you so very much for your words! ! ! I hope the quality of my work will keep meeting your expectations! Thank you so very much, again! ! ! Wishing you & your beloved ones, all the best! ! ! Aphrodite-Anastasia

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Michael Walkerjohn 22 February 2016

Aloha Anastasia... If I may... a good composition and being able to develop it is a blessing and a most trying effort... There are not too many 'naturals' placing their words about in these forums... and IAM so appreciative that you have made both the effort and the decision to do so... I humbly thank you for your fine mind, appreciation of the 'craft', and for your trust in my thoughts... All of the best from this life, to you, and all of your relations... Michaelw1two

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