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I live in what I believe to be one of the most beautiful and inspiring places on Earth. Canada is surrounded by beauty. I wrote this poem about someone that I met on- line.
Sometimes it's hard to understand how much I've come to care for, and perhaps love, this man who I have never been able to touch. Yet still, I hold to the hope that someday things will be different.
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At moments like these
when beauty surrounds me
and I am silenced
by the ever increasing awe
of land unmarred by human touch,
I close my eyes
and I think of you.
In the gentle breeze
that sways the tips
of the eldest grand oak,
I feel the warmth
of your tentative caresses.
And in the faint cry
of the blowing wind
I hear you whispering in my ear,
pledging your undying love.
And as the sun sets
and nature unfolds
its unsurpassable private canvass,
I feel your hand in mine.
But once I spot
the first star of the night
the spell woven by an enchanted Earth,
fades into the universal darkness.
Once again I am alone.
Yet a smile passes by my lips.
'First star I see tonight,
I wish I may, I wish I might,
Have the wish I wish tonight. '
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