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Composed by Joanne Beverley Edwards-Miller
For James Miller, 1999 ©

Darling, oh darling, won't you be mine?
So said I to my sweet valentine.

I'll serenade you with chocolate, with gifts so sublime,
With cards and roses, and trinkets divine.

On culinary sweets I'll cause you to dine,
And fill your chalice with de-alcoholized wine!

In my arms I'll embrace you, our senses to entwine,
As I shower you with kisses and charm without guile.

I'll bathe you in lavender and sweet chamomile,
Then clothe you with flowers as golden bells chime.

But, enough of this descant -- I have run out of lines!
So darling, sweet darling, won't you be mine?

The correct answer, my love, is
"Most surely, I'll be Thine."




This web site is owned by Joanne Beverley Edwards-Miller and is copyright protected, 1999 through 2001.   The poems on this site are my own original works and are also copyright protected.   Kindly do not use my poetry without contacting me first for permission.
Thank you for respecting my work in this way.

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