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Five fingers on a hand that I have touched
Each digit loved; 
hint soft lust,
by my

but hands took
those small full lips
and guided them to a mouth so hungry

keep strength
I cannot
hide my sad need
Of someone that is already taken...

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  1. Date: 8/9/2010 10:21:00 AM
    Congrats on your well deserved win in Jared’s’s contest, you are such a creative poet. Please keep your creative caps on and let your poetry pen keep painting your poetry pads with paints of passion. Enjoy the honor as I wish you many more. Love always, Adeleke

  1. Date: 8/6/2010 9:59:00 PM
    Great win, Jessica. Great poem! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 8/6/2010 4:02:00 PM
    Wow, Jessica!...This is a sad and beautiful use of this form...really hits home to me! VERY difficult form but you did it right!...Congratulations on your win! - Tim

  1. Date: 8/5/2010 8:23:00 AM
    congratulatins on your win in the contest, enjoyed reading this wonderful poem. Harry

  1. Date: 8/5/2010 5:53:00 AM
    Congratulations Jessica on your win in Jared Picket's contest "Tetractys". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/5/2010 4:35:00 AM
    Great job with this one! Congrats on your 1st place win! Dan C

  1. Date: 8/4/2010 9:33:00 PM
    congrats on win with this lovely entry

  1. Date: 8/4/2010 9:27:00 PM
    Congrtatulations, Jessica on first place, Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 8/4/2010 9:22:00 PM
    What a touching tetractys, Jessica :) Congrats on your first place win :) -- nikko :)

  1. Date: 8/4/2010 8:59:00 PM
    Jessica, congratulations on your 1st place, with this strong and emotional Tetractys! Way to go!~Chris

  1. Date: 8/4/2010 7:29:00 PM
    Congrats on the first place win, Jessica

  1. Date: 8/4/2010 6:11:00 PM
    Congrats Jessica on your fist place win with Chris and me in Jared's contest.. awesome victory my friend.. we are the Three Poeteers tonight.. enjoy..with luv..

  1. Date: 8/4/2010 5:41:00 PM bittersweet, and lovingly said. Well done! Congratulations on your win! ~ Carrie

  1. Date: 7/31/2010 8:08:00 PM
    Excellent choice for your Tetractys.... Well written and thought provoking... Good work and good luck.....:JP]

  1. Date: 7/31/2010 12:31:00 AM
    awww... this is frustrating. nicely written! thanks for the comment =) Lizann