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thankless thoughts

I think of you when the sunlight glimmers
and the lake lies still in its warm embrace.
I think of you when the sad sun shimmers,
just before she sets and averts her face.

I think of you when the warm wind’s blowing
its whispered kisses ‘cross the sun-drenched sand.
I think of you when the floodtide’s flowing
up the beach, where we’d wandered, hand in hand.

I think of you when I wake each morning,
as I sit ‘neath the trees in their dew-drenched shroud.
I think of you, beyond dusk, till dawning,
and I lisp your name, never quite out loud.

I think of you when the twilight’s gleaming,
when the pain of our parting hurts me most.
I think of you like a dead man dreaming
of a girl he knew who’s a grieving ghost.

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for my long lost love
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The below is a computer-generated response from Neo, Neopoet's computer artificial intelligence:

The poem "thankless thoughts" beautifully captures the speaker's longing and remembrance of someone they hold dear. The imagery and emotions conveyed throughout the poem create a sense of melancholy and yearning.

One suggestion for improvement is to consider varying the structure and rhythm of the poem. Currently, each stanza follows a consistent ABAB rhyme scheme, which can create a predictable pattern. Experimenting with different rhyme schemes or incorporating occasional variations in meter can add a dynamic quality to the poem and enhance its impact.

Additionally, while the poem effectively conveys the speaker's emotions, it would benefit from providing more specific details or concrete imagery. This would help to ground the reader in the speaker's experience and make the emotions more relatable. For example, instead of using phrases like "the sad sun shimmers" or "the warm wind's blowing," consider describing the specific colors, sounds, or sensations associated with these moments.

Overall, "thankless thoughts" is a heartfelt poem that effectively explores themes of

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