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  love remains eternal...
by richard lloyd cederberg
Sunday, January 29, 2012
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"For now we see through a glass darkly ..."

Love moves ever silently,
In grace wooing as a gentle light,
Reaching beyond all dark riffling shadows
Blended along random edges,

Love speaks softly,
And willingly, in wisdoms serenity
Steering the heartsick from their sorrows,
As a billowing wind filling sails

Love sates the heart,
In fullness of purpose drawing
Near when we hide wounded eyes and weep,
Love offers cool water in our struggles,

As the fires of life lessen,
Never forsaking us when our dying
Embers whiten; He strengthens us, with
Assurances that love remains eternal…

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Reviewed by lois christensen 5/23/2014
Words never so true, i miss my Thomas very much, but eternal love will dwell with me anyways.
Reviewed by Sheila Roy 4/13/2012
This is tender and inspiring. I like the imagery you created along the way, too, especially the embers in the last verse. That image stuck with me. Great writing. Hugs,
Reviewed by Diana Legun (Reader) 4/1/2012
"...drawing/Near when we hide wounded eyes and weep,/ I value the nurture nature of awareness in these lines. This defines such vulnerability. I also like, "Never forsaking us when our dying/Embers whiten;/" What a novel way to express this stage of life.
Reviewed by Odin Roark 2/25/2012
Underlying the wisdom of your poem is the oft times ignored value of "respect" in allowing love to flourish. And... what a photo you've posted to remind us.
Reviewed by Michael Hollingsworth 2/12/2012
Eternal indeed! His love is the only perfect love. A quote of mine: "Human love is to devote a part of ourselves to the providence of another existence. To be without this devotion is to be void of love."

Richard Your talent is boundless. Thank you for sharing.
Reviewed by Peter Paton 2/12/2012
Sir Richard the Invincible

Beautiful and self fulfilling words that aptly describe the mystery and magnificence of love eternal.You touch a spot with velvet assuredness that not many of us ever reach or realize.

Never let your quill run dry my friend or the world will become a darker place without your gracious presence.

Onwards and upwards

Reviewed by Morgan Merriweather 2/7/2012
as a billowing winds is the biggest strength, powerful, as is your poem. Enjoyed. MM
Reviewed by E T Waldron 2/4/2012
Uplifting,inspiring, work,Chum! Touched me deeply!
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 2/2/2012
Inspiring! Through the looking glass...
Love deepens beyond individualities and you express this so beautifully as you lead us to that intimate and personal connection with Divine love.
Reviewed by Donna Chandler 1/31/2012
Love comes in many sizes, shapes and forms but ALL love remains forever. (I especially like the picture you've chosen for these words.)

Reviewed by Regis Auffray 1/31/2012
Indeed! Love is all, Richard. Thank you for sharing this gift. Love and peace to you,

Reviewed by C. McGovern-Bowen 1/30/2012
beautifully heartfelt poem, richard.
belated happy new year,
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 1/30/2012
Quite simply, love never fails - at least, not the love you speak of here. It is unquenchable and irresistible. It's what makes the jigsaw puzzle of our lives complete and erodes the edges between all the myriad pieces, bringing the whole into totality. The stillness and purity inherent in your final stanza is both satisfying and intensely moving. Bless you, Richard LC xx
Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger 1/30/2012
Love speaks softly everlasting life abounds.
A masterpiece dear ~Richard~
Lady Mary Ann
Reviewed by Ann Marquette 1/29/2012
Sad and beautiful Richard. I especially love the ending "He strengthens us, with
Assurances that love remains forever…"

Reviewed by Douglas Bentley 1/29/2012
I'm in shell shock
Blown apart
This poem really touches the heart
Heard a wise man say
"One day
Hope and faith will fade away
But CHARITY will always stay."

Amazing poetry Richard
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 1/29/2012
U speak of love like a soothsayer with great knowledge to impart to those of us less fortunates who were at the end of the line when God handed out brains...;-) e

(Now, do you know as well the answers about women...?)
Reviewed by RWE SAYS BYE 1/29/2012
I like the way your poem progresses from darker images, airy images, liquid images to images of fading flames... this progression shows the idea of gradations of love as well as giving a sense of its durable, adaptable nature. This is a fine poem, full of meaning, wisdom and simple understated eloquence... excellent work, richard...

Be well and at peace with all those you meet.

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