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Shall I compare thee to the Selene.

In thy self is nature's gift
thou art the definition
of peace
I the troubled one
stealthily takes shelter
in thy tranquility
just a glance of thee i need
to make my worries vanish
thou art such a sight
to behold
your bright face
makes the vindictive
abyss in my heart fade
I could stare at thee
for eternity
if I don't get stricken by
the pang of reality.

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I stay away from the archaic language and am not particularly enamored of it. However, I can appreciate this attempt at going with the language of the old masters. It shows that you have some versatility.
1] thou [art] such a sight to behold.
2] if I am not [stricken] by the pang of reality.
These are the only two places that I felt you needed help.
~ Geezer.

It seems that the days and hours that people
are available for chatroom are staggered and
not a good match for most everyone. How about
if everyone just shows up at the door, whenever
they have a few free minutes?

Thanks for the feedback. Will make corrections to it.


author comment

a lovely poem you have crafted here. these are my favorite lines:

your bright face
makes the vindictive
abyss in my heart fade
I could stare at thee
for eternity

I could and shall apply this to me darlin' husband, Steven

*hugs, Cat

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I usually don't write in this manner, however find myself using older contexts occasionally. you've done a fine job here.

I would only make one suggestion....
the next the last line, replace the work strikes with "stricken"

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