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Our Hearts Grow Us Bold

A Sonnet

Photo by Nick Fewings on Unsplash

How simple it seems, when love is first born,
the newness makes our shyness, sweet and free.
Leaving the dull sounds of ache and forlorn,
we savor sun’s juice and sip sanity.

With time and sea’s tides our hearts grow us bold,
throughout storms and new possibilities.
With respect we show how love can behold…



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Carolyn Riker

Carolyn Riker

Poetry is my first love. Inspired by intuition & my chunky ginger cat. My favorite place is by the sea, sipping espressos and daydreaming.