My Gentle Giant

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Mark is my “gentle giant”
  he towers over me
  For he stands 6′ 1″
  and I’m under 5′ 3″

  When he’s strong
  and yet compliant
  It’s on him
I am reliant

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  The fact that we 
  so well get along 
Just seems to me
like the old song

By the Beatles’ sung
which reminds us of
The one requirement 
“all you need is love”

Which I find
to be true
When every day
I see it too

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And yet don’t think
that he’s a marshmallow
When he is a fiercely
protective kinda fellow

Which only adds
more to his charm
He’d never allow
me to suffer harm

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Now you can see
why I named him so
And  I wanted for you 
my gentle giant to know!!

Teresa Marie 2/14/12 ©

Happy Valentine’s Day Baby!
How I do love you!!!

Gentle Souls – A Hay(na)ku

 

Butterflies

 

Gentle Souls

 

In endless flight

 
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 This is in Hay(na)ku form.

“Hay(na)ku is a 3-line poem with one word in the first line, two words in the second, and three in the third.

Hay(na)ku is considered a modern poetry genre, first presented in June 2003. According to J Zimmerman, in a traditional Hay(na)ku, there are:

A tercet: 3 lines.
A total of 6 words: 1 in the first line, 2 in the second line, and 3 in the third line.
There is no restriction on syllables or stressed or rhymes.

Variations:

In the ‘reverse’ haynaku, the longest line is placed first and the shortest last. The total is still 6 words: 3 in the first line, 2 in the second line, and 1 in the third line.
Multiple hay(na)ku can be chained to form a longer poem.”