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If not for her

The breath in me weakened 
even before we became one.
Every palpitation was priceless
Her presence was deliberate 
Her purpose was me.

My heart slowed with the possibility
Of her entrance into the same room
She was near when I collapsed.
I was going to be cupid's conman 
that day just to steal a kiss of life. 

She broke the ice to ask if I 
 was okay, as she felt my wrist,
It happens I would always pulse for her.
Then as she neared to open my chin 
I felt the warm breathe of life within. 

We counted the seconds that passed
While pressing insistently on my chest
Two rings meant to be linked together
It was magisterial what she did for me
But now I would need her lips forever.

Copyright © karl marszalowicz

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  1. Date: 8/25/2013 4:21:00 PM
    very seductive words , I wonder how many ladies you have charmed !

  1. Date: 8/23/2013 2:02:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading your passionate work this afternoon...Thanks for your visit to my work..Sara

  1. Date: 8/12/2013 5:46:00 PM
    Beautifully sensuous; the passion is so well reflected I wanted to kiss her...I'm straight if that says anything. Thank you for sharing this.

  1. Date: 8/3/2013 2:42:00 PM
    I find this poem very sincere and heart felt you have a pulse for this art for. This was enchanting! Please check my work out!

  1. Date: 8/1/2013 10:30:00 AM
    Awesome Karl, really enjoyed reading yout gem tonight ;)

  1. Date: 7/31/2013 3:06:00 PM
    Celeste, ceci. Heavenly.

  1. Date: 7/31/2013 11:02:00 AM
    I liked your poem. We really don't need to cover imperfections and we are all beautiful in our own way. Sometimes it's not always about the outside the external but what's on the inside the inward person. If you have a good personality or if you're caring and fun to be around that matters more than your make up and fancy expensive clothes and everything else people think they need to be special.

  1. Date: 7/31/2013 1:00:00 AM
    Hi Karl, You were love struck by her presence, I loved the way you put this in your poem very sensual and choc full of love, If this poem is true I hope you don't collapse every time you see her, it would be very hard to make babies if this was the case, only joking it was just a wonderful poem, feel free to browse my poems any time, all the best. John

  1. Date: 7/30/2013 4:22:00 PM
    very sensual ~

  1. Date: 7/30/2013 3:34:00 PM
    Hi Karl: Great poem!!! You really illustrated your emotions for the love of your life...BRAVO. Have a wonderful day!

  1. Date: 7/30/2013 2:37:00 PM
    Wow, well written piece, #salutes :D

  1. Date: 7/30/2013 12:45:00 PM
    Wow, I Have Heard Of Someone Falling Within Infatuation's Grip Towards One That Has Helped Save Their Life ? Although, We Shall Trust In The Hands Whom Shape These Hearts; Never To Plunge From Her Ledges Edge Into Unknown Realms Of Obsession; Hence Possession ? Smile, Welcome To PoetrySoup And Quite Lovely Your Love ~ Love, John

  1. Date: 7/30/2013 10:28:00 AM
    Hope the relationship is on par!

  1. Date: 7/30/2013 8:42:00 AM
    I liked the ending but found wanting in the middle .

  1. Date: 7/30/2013 8:06:00 AM
    nicely written karl ;}

  1. Date: 7/29/2013 3:42:00 PM
    I love the concept of your story here-a real 'kiss of life' :) Well penned!!!!

    marszalowicz Avatar karl marszalowicz
    Date: 7/30/2013 4:21:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Just for laughs, You might want to know, I almost called it Cardio Pulmonary Romance!