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    Thunder

    I dared not wish for poetic bliss

    To bless this well worn warrior

    And wished no less for a perfect kiss

    To consummate euphoria

     

    Two lovers missed between two ports

    On line to spell out last resorts

    Suspended by a point to tell

    Wherein each mind remained

    To write a love knot long defined

    Yet held restrained

    For future dreaming

     

    A heart filled full

    A star bright lit

    To key the way to prophesies

    Kept for this day

    When perfumed paper said its piece

    Through poetry's heartfelt release

    Upon this page

    And hers so sweet

    So literally lifted off my feet

    To grasp and hold

    This one so bold and gifted

     

    How hard we tried our best to hide

    Until that night so rare and right

    When spirits soared and hearts thought long

    Of what we stored within each song

    Where time stood still to fill each line

    With love's pure-ageless sweetheart wine

     

    I could not wait

    Nor could abate

    This swelling spate of wonder

    So truly claimed

    So wisely named

    By love's pure perfect thunder

     

    John Christopher

    1990

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    A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness. It finds the thought and the thought finds the words.

    Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

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