Derek. A. Sim

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Linda Chose Me


It’s true there’s none so fair in face,
Nor one more worthy of the chase,
Greek Gods would bow their head’s in awe,
And pay a ransom, to take my place.

For I have claimed, before their eyes,
To have and to hold, the ultimate prize,
To lose you now would take my very breath,
And leave nothing more, but certain death.

Submitted: Monday, August 26, 2013
Edited: Monday, August 26, 2013
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I wrote this poem whilst in a moment of quiet reflection, looking at how life, although we think we plan it, is affected by 'happen-stance'. The piece was inspired by my lovely Linda, to whom it is dedicated.

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