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I Took A Chance On Love

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hoot_owl_rn
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I Took A Chance On Love

I took a chance and dared to dream a dream
Though I had dreamed so many times before
I faced the truth, though not what it had seemed
And stumbled underneath the weight I bore
I faltered, weakened by life’s hearty blows
‘Till driven, shaking, down upon my knees
I withered like a fragile, dying rose
Afraid that God would never hear my pleas
But as I stood there trembling at love’s door
I heard you whisper softly my own name
And though I’d given love a chance before
I realized this time was not the same

     Oh yes, I took a chance once more on love
     And found you were my blessing from above




 To love means never to be afraid of the windstorms of life: should you shield the canyons from the windstorms you would never see the true beauty of their carvings. ~Elizabeth Kubler-Ross
© Copyright 2000 Ruth Kephart - All Rights Reserved
Sudhir Iyer
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1 posted 05-18-2000 12:14 PM       View Profile for Sudhir Iyer   Email Sudhir Iyer   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Sudhir Iyer

I took a chance on love,
I send across a lovely dove,
I had tied a little message,
it flew away into the empty passage,
Way above into the skies, and beyond
I wait patiently till today still,
For the messenger to come around,
That my love dove will be answered, I feel...


Beautiful piece from you indeed, ned I say more, I am subdued and unable to add more....

Regards,
Sudhir


 Life is like a painting,
That in an art gallery is left hanging,
Though many come just to look at it,
A very few actually come to enjoy it.
Corazon
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2 posted 05-18-2000 12:22 PM       View Profile for Corazon   Email Corazon   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Corazon

here's to taking chances....great going girl  
great poem too  
Honeybee
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3 posted 05-18-2000 02:34 PM       View Profile for Honeybee   Email Honeybee   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Honeybee

~Ruth~

A beautiful poem.  I'm glad that you took a chance and that you have finally found your love.    

Take care,
Melissa Honeybee
JamesMichael
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4 posted 05-18-2000 03:46 PM       View Profile for JamesMichael   Email JamesMichael   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for JamesMichael

I enjoyed reading this Hoot Owl.  I think the chances for finding Love can be very good if we just let ourselves go for it.  James
netswan
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5 posted 05-18-2000 05:56 PM       View Profile for netswan   Email netswan   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit netswan's Home Page   View IP for netswan

Ruth, this is a treasure. So glad you took
that chance ---)

netswan
Nan
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6 posted 05-18-2000 07:27 PM       View Profile for Nan   Email Nan   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Nan's Home Page   View IP for Nan

You GO Girl!!..
Lone Wolf
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7 posted 05-18-2000 08:22 PM       View Profile for Lone Wolf   Email Lone Wolf   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Lone Wolf

Ruth,
Hope that chance pays off for you.  This was so touching and full of hope.  Just wonderful!!!  You just never know what tomorrow will bring.
Lone Wolf
Marina
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8 posted 05-18-2000 08:39 PM       View Profile for Marina   Email Marina   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Marina

You roll the dice and take your chances,  but I think God had yours stacked!

Marina
CMGrimm
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9 posted 05-18-2000 09:57 PM       View Profile for CMGrimm   Email CMGrimm   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for CMGrimm

You go girl....lol

this is wonderful.

chris

 Never be a carbon copy of anybody...make your own impressions. - ANON.


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10 posted 05-18-2000 10:18 PM       View Profile for Jeffrey Carter   Email Jeffrey Carter   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Jeffrey Carter

Love is a chance
you must take
sometimes it works out
or could lead to heartbreak

love is a roll
of the dice
sometimes it hurts
other times it's nice

love is a chance you must take

*******************

I really enjoyed this one Ruth  

All my love,
Jeffrey

 I lie awake in a world filled with dreams,
but dreams can be so real when you don't know you're asleep

Denise
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11 posted 05-19-2000 10:14 AM       View Profile for Denise   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Denise

This is a most beautifully done sonnet, Ruth! I absolutely love it!

Denise
Corinne
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12 posted 05-19-2000 07:27 PM       View Profile for Corinne   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Corinne

So happy to see you happy, Ruth!

Corinne
hoot_owl_rn
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13 posted 05-21-2000 09:03 PM       View Profile for hoot_owl_rn   Email hoot_owl_rn   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit hoot_owl_rn's Home Page   View IP for hoot_owl_rn

Thank you everyone  
Irish Rose
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14 posted 05-22-2000 06:20 AM       View Profile for Irish Rose   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Irish Rose

how romantic, it's truly full of hope.
I love it!

 Kathleen
indy31_99@yahoo.com

tracie66
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15 posted 05-22-2000 08:35 AM       View Profile for tracie66   Email tracie66   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit tracie66's Home Page   View IP for tracie66

Oh Ruth wonderfully written  
I took a chance like this many years ago and I'm still married to him nearly 12 years down the track, at the time thought I'd never love again or ever take a chance on love but I did thank god.
Loved this poem of yours
Tracie~


 Love is the life of the soul...
It is the harmony of the universe


starboards
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16 posted 05-22-2000 09:26 AM       View Profile for starboards   Email starboards   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for starboards

Hoot...
   this piece is exactly why u should take a chance on love...because if you dont u will never know its meaning...great job...

ashley
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17 posted 05-22-2000 04:44 PM       View Profile for Sunshine   Email Sunshine   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Sunshine's Home Page   View IP for Sunshine

Hoot's back, and kicking butt!  Good job!
hoot_owl_rn
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Thank you everyone for the wonderful comments on this piece...sometimes we have no choice but to take a chance...and with any luck at all, our chance pays off  
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