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Could've left your pictures

Mind cluttered thoughts, I gasp
Chasing idolized memories of your lips 
Once red as tender wines
Now fading like linens 
Pursuing thoughts of your eyes
Portraits of perfection engraved in your complexion
How could I let such art escape my mind
Your caramel skin I wish to taste again
My tongue yearns to travel the curves and joys of such a delicacy
Tears mock my soul as I look at an empty frame
Memories deride my mind as your face begins to fade
You could’ve left your picture

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  1. Date: 4/21/2009 11:57:00 AM
    Well done I really enjoyed this... surprise ending??? Love it.. Hugs, Robin

  1. Date: 4/20/2009 10:20:00 AM
    bravo!! I LIKE this poem(that's saying it's great) now i feel peace.Such emotion you make the reader "feel" her presence and her leaving

  1. Date: 4/20/2009 9:28:00 AM
    very heartful moments include in this...i luv the way it savors the person it describes...luv Faire

  1. Date: 4/20/2009 9:11:00 AM
    LOL..i hate to laugh James but the last line is great....i sense the desire in the piece..well done.