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Love is Key

February 20, 2014
By WinterRose76 SILVER, Ok., Florida
WinterRose76 SILVER, Ok., Florida
6 articles 6 photos 183 comments

Favorite Quote:
Arise and be all that you dream - Flyleaf


A heart frozen stiff-
Melts not from smoldering rage;
Only by warm love.



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on Oct. 22 2014 at 7:07 pm
Angelique_h GOLD, Bradenton, Florida
11 articles 0 photos 24 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We cry, not because we are weak, but because we have been strong for too long."

I really love the phrase, 'smoldering rage'. It jumps out at you

on Jul. 12 2014 at 10:26 am
EmilytheBelleofA. DIAMOND, Athens, Georgia
81 articles 5 photos 1492 comments

Favorite Quote:
To love is to be vulnerable; Triumph is born out of struggle; We notice shadows most when they stand alone in the midst of overwhelming light.

I'm glad your poem has comments! Becasue it's really wonderful, just like you are! Short as it may be, it's still powerful! I love your poem! Keep on writing! I'm cheering for you! Thank you, for sharing this! This helped a lot! ^_^

on Jul. 9 2014 at 12:59 pm
Sparrow01 SILVER, Appalachin, New York
8 articles 0 photos 30 comments
I really love this :) there's so much truth in so few words, beautiful

on Jun. 3 2014 at 10:08 am
TaylorWintry DIAMOND, Carrollton, Texas
72 articles 0 photos 860 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby." - Unknown

Oh that is beautiful. Just mystifying. I don't know if mystifying is the accurate word, but I just got that vibe from this poem. Mystifying. Really nice. And PS I love how your title matches the pic. (:

on May. 28 2014 at 3:12 pm
WOWriting SILVER, Broadstairs, Other
5 articles 0 photos 266 comments
Short but sweet :)

on May. 24 2014 at 3:25 pm
Luv4Ever SILVER, Jacksonville, Florida
7 articles 0 photos 199 comments

Favorite Quote:
A miracle is just another name for hard work
-Minho in "To The Beautiful You"

naturally elegant. terrific

on May. 7 2014 at 6:14 pm
Mollybug16 BRONZE, Cleveland, Tennessee
4 articles 0 photos 120 comments

Favorite Quote:
Impossible is not a word, it's just a reason for someone not to try.

A simple poem that says a lot. Very good haiku. 5 stars :)

on May. 1 2014 at 10:20 am
Love2Read72 PLATINUM, Kentfield, California
24 articles 0 photos 106 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Life isn’t about how to survive the storm, it’s about learning to dance in the rain.” — Taylor Swift

Simple and elegant. Beautiful.

on May. 1 2014 at 10:05 am
nithyaswaminathan BRONZE, Pleasanton, California
2 articles 0 photos 60 comments
so much said in so few words...nice poem

Nobuo GOLD said...
on Apr. 9 2014 at 7:44 pm
Nobuo GOLD, Dio, Missouri
16 articles 1 photo 66 comments

Favorite Quote:
Hello

you're good at haikus  

on Mar. 23 2014 at 5:59 pm
ansem_unlimited PLATINUM, Frederick, Maryland
33 articles 0 photos 140 comments

Favorite Quote:
Thou may think of me as desired, to idolize or villanize me whichever you may choose. but gaze upon me and thou sall not see the husk of a man! for all my sins and all my bliss, i am anything but hollow
-Ansem_Unlimited

I can't claim to be knowledgable in haikus, but the other aspects of it like flow, and word choice were well designed, and delicate

on Mar. 18 2014 at 12:50 pm
ImmortalRose GOLD, Arvada, Colorado
17 articles 1 photo 168 comments

Favorite Quote:
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Khalil Gibran

Wow... that was beautiful. Smoldering... I love that word.  

on Mar. 17 2014 at 9:57 am
KarmaBites GOLD, Columbia Heights, Minnesota
11 articles 0 photos 135 comments
I love it! Impecable word choice! 5/5 stars :-)

Hanban12 ELITE said...
on Mar. 13 2014 at 6:18 pm
Hanban12 ELITE, Lake Worth, Florida
133 articles 7 photos 633 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them."
Henry David Thoreau

"I fell in love the way you fall asleep; slowly, and then all at once."
John Green

Gorgeous description! I love your comparison between warm love and smoldering rage; I think that's a beautiful way to put it. It's to the point and simple, the way poetry is meant to be. Awesome job! :)


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