The Bride

willow frost

Ever the bridesmaid,

wallflower,

third wheel –

until tonight.

Chosen.

Sought out.

Pursued,

relentlessly romanced.

Delighted over,

enraptured by,

the Β Lover of your Soul

paints you beautiful,

veils you in Murano lace,

drapes your shoulders with diamonds,

parades you before your peers,

dressed head to toe in

His

Love.

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34 comments on “The Bride

  1. I really, really, really like this one. Amazing picture, too. Did I mention that I like this one? πŸ˜‰

  2. ericmvogt says:

    You have such a beautiful perception of nature, Melody. I could just sit and ponder this poem for hours. You are a very passionate writer. Glad I ran into your blog! πŸ™‚ Eric PS- I was just in Venezia and Murano in September. But I fell in love with colorful Burano. I wish I could rent a flat there and write for a few years… πŸ™‚

    • melodylowes says:

      I was in Venezia last November – and never did get to any of those islands. Burano is on my wish list for next time around, Lord willing there is a next time. Can you imagine the wealth of inspiration there?

      • ericmvogt says:

        Oh, I wrote all sort of poetry about Venezia when I visited that are in my archives. I would love to play Ernest Hemingway in Italy for awhile. Who knows we poets could write there? Two or three books, I think! πŸ™‚

      • melodylowes says:

        πŸ™‚ Unfortunately I didn’t know I was a poet yet when I was there, so I never wrote a thing! 😦

  3. All your images and poems are wonderful but this is exceptional πŸ™‚

  4. RoSy says:

    Lovely write & ooooh what a view!

    • melodylowes says:

      It was spectacular – I snapped as fast and furiously as I could! I haven’t had any time to edit and write yet – and you’ll notice I haven’t been visiting my ‘regular’ bloggers lately – sorry, crazy week – but I hope to drop by soon!

  5. optimisticgladness says:

    Love this one. The pic is great too.

  6. Beautiful photo, beautiful verse.

  7. Gallivanta says:

    Yes, I agree with all the others. This is really beautiful. Even your words are shaped like a dainty being.

  8. duma says:

    Gorgeous truly

  9. Debbie says:

    Wow Melody, this was so beautiful and encouraging! Loved it! Thank you!

  10. Caddo Veil says:

    WOW, exquisitely wonderful–where’s the cake?

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