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Weaving a Tapestry of Love

Updated on November 2, 2017
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I'm a writer, a poet, a dreamer. Born and raised in New York City. I live in the suburbs of Riga, Latvia. I have a wonderful cat named Sid.

I’d like you to weave,

your love about me like a tapestry,

in bright and brilliant colors -

reflecting how you feel.

Show me that you believe,

in the love that we share.

I’d like to see,

a lot of red,

to show me that your heart,

was true and full of love -

right from the start.

As lovely as the reddest roses,

growing on the vine.

A lot of green,

so that our love can always grow anew,

with the changing of every season.

The brilliant blue of summer skies

and the shimmering sea,

where we walk along the shore,

leaving footprints in the sand,

that the waves wash away,

returning again and again,

to bring back our signatures -

time and time again.

The yellow of the sun,

shining down upon our love,

purple for the special twilights we share,

gazing at the sun going down,

spreading streaks of pink and purple,

across the skies.

Waiting for the night to come riding in,

closing its dark curtain -

upon the light of day.

Create a tapestry of love,

reflecting the years gone by

and those still ahead.

Golden threads for all the memories,

that we share

and new ones that will come our way.

Silver threads to make the tapestry shine,

with so much love -

that keeps us together.

A tapestry of love,

that can last the years,

cast aside all the fears and tears.

Only smiles from now on

and while we grow old together -

let’s forever be young at heart.

Let the tapestry,

reflect the special love,

between you and me,

a reminder it will always be

and never will it unravel -

bound by our beating hearts.

© 2017 Gypsy Rose Lee


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      Gypsy Rose Lee 10 days ago from Riga, Latvia

      Glad you enjoyed it Manatita and thank you for the link.

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      manatita44 12 days ago from london


      I will send you a Tapesty of Love. I have a few more, but not to worry, I won't give you more. You have a lot to do.

      This is a mighty fine piece that you have written.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 12 days ago from Riga, Latvia

      Thank you Shyron.

      Thank you Manatita. I'd like to read on of your tapestry poems.

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      Shyron E Shenko 13 days ago from Texas

      Your beautiful poem and that song tells of a love that is so strong, so beautiful. I love it.

      Blessings my friend.

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      manatita44 13 days ago from london

      This one is another of your masterpieces, Gypsy. Brilliantly done! Interestingly enough, whenever I used that word, 'tapestry,' it is usually because I'm always weaving something great. I read one of my tapestry poems last night. Glory be!!

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 13 days ago from Riga, Latvia

      Thank you Nithya. Was lucky to find such a colorful photo of a tapestry.

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      Nithya Venkat 2 weeks ago from Dubai

      Beautifully expressed loved the picture that you painted with your lovely words.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 2 weeks ago from Riga, Latvia

      Hope you all have a wonderful weekend.

      Thank you Kristen. It was hard to decide on the image but finally found one with many colors. That song has long been an inspiration for me.

      Love binds in many ways Demas.

      Thank you Louise.

      Thank you Terrie.

      Thank you Bill.

      Thank you FlourishAnyway.

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      Kristen Howe 2 weeks ago from Northeast Ohio

      This was so beautiful Rose. I love the imagery in the poem and the image itself. I love the song too.

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      Demas W Jasper 2 weeks ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      Bound to be bound by love eternal and everlasting.

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      Louise Powles 2 weeks ago from Norfolk, England

      That's a lovely poem, Gypsy. Love is certainly a tapestry, and definitely a colourful one. I love the Bette Midler song.

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      Terrie Lynn 2 weeks ago from Canada

      This is a beautiful poem. I really love it. Well done Gypsy. Have a great weekend.

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      Bill Holland 2 weeks ago from Olympia, WA

      You are improving weekly, Rasma! The metaphor was perfect.

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      FlourishAnyway 2 weeks ago from USA

      This was a very special poem. Well done. I liked the color imagery.