Cynthia BuhainBaello

Gold Star - 9,291 Points (November 17,1949 / Manila, Philippines)

The Story Of Love - Poem by Cynthia BuhainBaello

Attraction initiates wondrous feelings
That may come at the very first encounter,
And further on with the mutual nearing
Communication would fill the gap there.

Commitment then unites the promise
A bond brings two beings to become one,
The first years are spent in utter bliss
But when struggles come, the love is undone.

Revealing of flaws, in time may surface
To test resolve in the view of changes,
And the reasons to love may be hard to trace
In the midst of storms and life's challenges.

And so as gold passes through the fire
The reasons for loving slowly become clear
Love, purified from the dross of desire-
Now shows its true meaning through the years.

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

Copyright~~~~Cynthia Buhain-Baello~~~~~07.06.13

'The longer one loves, the more one understands why one loves.'

Comments about The Story Of Love by Cynthia BuhainBaello

  • (7/5/2013 7:53:00 PM)

    Have a look at my poem: 'B: Around the End', Cynthia (Report) Reply

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  • Sekharan Pookkat (7/5/2013 7:35:00 PM)

    A true observation of love and desire. Love purifies through years so as gold passes through the fire. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, July 5, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, July 18, 2013

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