poetry critical

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Random Poem:

Another Dawn
JoelJosol

Dawn breaks. I rise to wait,
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for this curtain between us,
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to be set aside.
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As the light exposes the horizon
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of our thoughts, my wish is
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to see your eyes, brilliant, again.
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I wish to welcome you back,
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to walk with you, with joy
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that belongs to pride of possession,
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to revel in your details-
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black hair and eyes, on your fair face-  
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clear, distinct, once again;
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to enjoy a small talk,
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with your sanity back,
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strong, no longer shaken.
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But a gust has yet blown again,
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the cold is back, in your eyes-
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but I will try again.
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