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Fleeting Joy

© Avesh Maharaj

Across the room our gazes met
One look at you and I lose my breath
A more beautiful woman
I have never seen
Lips so rosy and full
My heart strings you pull
Eyes so beautiful and deep
Thinking of you I wonít sleep
I walk across, feeling bold

But alas anotherís hand you hold
O cruel fate
Is it me you hate?
So close to happiness
So close to bliss
But stolen away so fast
This pain I hope will not last

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Published: 6/8/2012

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We two form a multitude

- Ovid

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.

- Aristotle