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Read Today’s NEW Poetry from all over the world

Read Today’s NEW Poetry from all over the world:

GOD IS REAL BUT WE DON’T EXIST, by Jason Moore
https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/09/28/god-is-real-but-we-dont-exist-poetry-by-jason-moore/

FULL OF SURPRISES, by Jo McAuley
https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/09/28/full-of-surprises-poetry-by-jo-mcauley/

LUFTMENSCHEN 2, by LJ Kessels
https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/09/28/luftmenschen-2-poetry-by-lj-kessels/

SWEAR TO ME, by Will Humphrey
https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/09/28/swear-to-me-poetry-by-will-humphrey/

WANDERERS AT THE HILL OF FREEDOM, by Abayomi Ogunniyi
https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/09/29/wanderers-at-the-hill-of-freedom-poetry-by-abayomi-ogunniyi/

ONE WOMAN, by TS Willis
https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/09/29/one-woman-poetry-by-ts-willis/

SARAKEY, by Habib Akewusola
https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/09/29/sarakey-poetry-by-habib-akewusola/

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Deadline: FREE POETRY Festival – Get your poem made into a MOVIE and seen by 1000s. Three options to submit:
http://www.wildsound.ca/poetrycontest.html

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Full of surprises, Poetry by Jo McAuley

Genre: Relationship, Marriage, Love, Romance

Full of surprises
by Jo McAuley

And oh -my love- my one night stand on the rebound who has stuck by me how could we have known?

With the nativity of our youth we thought that we were wise. We saw the pitfalls of our family heirlooms. We knew about the painful slowing rush of loss.

We had laughed in the face of sufficient disaster to smile as we said the words.

And the sickness and the health have come and gone.

And we have stood, as we promised, together.

We have weathered the storms and the sun’s alike.

We have faltered, wavered, but never yet stalled.

And so we sit here tonight, as the year draws in, and we nod our heads in time, to the rhythm of our pain.

And we hold each others eyes through the veils of our tears as they thicken the space in between us.

And I ask myself.

How could we have ever foreseen this?

How could we have imagined what we were asking, when we shouted that simple question in a Brummie club?

Or when I repeated it on bended knee, over an M and S desert? How could we have guessed how much weight we would lift up together? What forces our shared strength should shift?

And how could we possibly have known, or in any way understood, what was going to be coming in marriage?

As we slipped the wedding bands gently on. As we said the magic words. As we held our gaze.

Full of love.

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Deadline: FREE POETRY Festival – Get your poem made into a MOVIE and seen by 1000s. Three options to submit:
http://www.wildsound.ca/poetrycontest.html

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