Love in Ten Lines

Beautiful Taehreh (Some Call It Red) from Calgary, Canada, challenged me to write a poem about love in ten lines, a challenge forwarded to her from a friend.

Here are her guidelines:

  1. Write about love using only 10 lines.
  2. Use the word love in every line.
  3. Each line can only be 4 words long.
  4. Nominate 10 or so others who are up for the challenge.
  5. Let them know about the challenge.
  6. Title the post, Love in Ten Lines.
  7. Include a quote about love. (This can be your own.)
  8. You may write in any language.

Here is my entry:

Love in Ten Lines

Love is not silent,

yet love is loud;

love is invisible, yet

love is a portrait;

head-over-heels love

makes moonlit romantic love

worth the troubles love

brings us; and, “Love

that springs love eternal

is the best love.”*

© 2015 by Ron Kule, Poet. Reserved.

Here are my 10 (Facebook friend) invitees to take the 10-line poem challenge:

Christina Moss; Abla Verde; LD Sledge; Taehreh (back atcha!); Karen Nelson Bell; Cat Firstman; NK Goddard; NoteSlinger Dwight Mikkelson; David Carus

(* love quote by Ron Kule, Poet.)

About Ronald Joseph Kule, Author/Biographer/Ghostwriter

Internationally published author, biographer, ghostwriter, and experienced keynote speaker (17 countries). I write/ghostwrite biography books and other non-fiction and fiction books on commission. Always five-star quality and reviews. (For example, see "CHEF TELL The Biography of America's Pioneer TV Showman Chef," on Amazon.) My LISTEN MORE SELL MORE series of sales books and training workshops have been acclaimed by international corporate sales consultants. I will ghostwrite and edit books for clients on contract. Inquiries to commission a biography or legacy memoir, a sales-training workshop, a book written,, or a keynote speech should be emailed to kulebooksllc@gmail.com. All comments and posts are welcome.
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8 Responses to Love in Ten Lines

  1. Blair King says:

    I did this as well. Did you find it challenging?

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  2. taehreh says:

    Ahh! You included the quote in the lines…. so sneaky! Brilliant! (Why didn’t I think of that? :))

    You have written the kind of love that everyone dreams of having. Really touched me. So glad you took up the challenge, Ron! xoxo (and so wonderfully as I knew you would!)

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