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The Love Mine

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I went into the love mine
searching for some gold.
Not the type that fools find
thats readily bought and sold,
but one that nurtures the heart,
the one to forever hold.

After searching long, I found a nugget
with a dazzle that's warm and lingers,
alas my full attention was not on the prize

and it slipped right through my fingers.
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Valerie Dohren 21 September 2012

Excellent poem, love the idea of mining for love - great.

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Heather Wilson 21 September 2012

A fantastic poem, hope you find your very own nugget of love soon.

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Laurie X3 19 September 2013

This metaphorically brilliant! ! I could feel your inspiration in this one.

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Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi 02 October 2012

searching for gold nugget in the gold mine! found one and lost it! the first stanza is very impressive! MD..Keep writing!

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Karen Sinclair 01 October 2012

At last! a poem on love thats not laced with all the boring cliche's chucked out that bore me to tears..... this to me is how a love poem should be....wonderful write sad yet still hopeful....tyvm karen

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Lyn Paul 27 September 2012

Hey Mark this is great. But jusst remember, you will be wealthier, healthier, get to hold the remote and there is only one wee mess. Love and friendships both hold great meaning. THANK YOU

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John Brown 25 September 2012

Very poignant poem Mark - well written my friend.

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