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My first and last Halloween dressing up-N

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My first and last Halloween dressing up-N

It was in Atlanta 1997 my first ever visit to America
I went with a friend to his another friend’s house
With no real intention of “dressing up” as anything 
But to see and know what Halloween is after all.

There came a beautiful girl Iris and asked me
If I wanted my face to be painted for Halloween.
Nodding I consented I don’t know why till today
She painted my face as nothing in particular.

But, ah, the experience of looking into her eyes
Touching her alluring body almost to the full
And she touched my heart while she painted
It was the beginning of wonderful relationship.

What a sweetheart! What a wonderful Halloween I had
Wherever you’re, Iris, I remember you and send my love. 


Contest: Halloween Of Years past sponsored Paula Swanson

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  1. Date: 11/3/2010 6:27:00 AM
    Dr. Ram, this is a very lovely Halloween write indeed. Best wishes in the contest, and I thank you for your welcomed comments on my poem Sweet Sanctuary. Many Blessings, Always, Adell

  1. Date: 10/31/2010 2:08:00 PM
    A memorable halloween indeed!

  1. Date: 10/30/2010 7:57:00 AM
    What a very sweet write for halloween, dr. Ram-- I hope this reaches Iris in some way or another :) smiles as I read this-- Happy Halloween again to you :)-- nikko :)

  1. Date: 10/30/2010 7:39:00 AM
    Good luck in the contest with this touching write..Sure to be in the winners' circle..I am glad that I chose this one to read this A.M. Sara

  1. Date: 10/30/2010 6:04:00 AM
    Another awesome entry for a contest Dr. Ram.. very nice recollection of a special day and moment .. I believe everything happens for a reason so u have this wonderful memory to recall any time u wish... so wonderful about the creative mind.. and senses.. enjoy a Happy Halloween weekend with luv.. my friend..

  1. Date: 10/29/2010 8:34:00 PM
    Dr Mehta, What a lovely memory....Liked thi one a lot

  1. Date: 10/29/2010 8:18:00 PM
    Just that name says much as does this poem. Hope she gets to read it somehow. Nice one Dr.

  1. Date: 10/29/2010 8:18:00 PM
    Awww, Dr. Ram..this is beautiful..what's that saying or is it a poem that begins, 'we only pass this way, but once...' lovely memory. Always, Audrey

  1. Date: 10/29/2010 6:16:00 PM
    Oh wow! that is soo sweet, it's nice to hear an opening up like that. not sure what contest you're in, but Good Luck Dr!

  1. Date: 10/29/2010 4:18:00 PM
    Dr Ram AH sooo sweet the memories are sounds like a night you'll never forget! Laura ~ Good luck in the contest!

  1. Date: 10/29/2010 2:06:00 PM
    A great story my friend... warm and kept my attention....Im sure she remembers you enjoyed today...Michael

  1. Date: 10/29/2010 12:59:00 PM
    Thank you for posting your excellent poetry here at PoetrySoup so we all may read it Dr. Ram. May your weekend be one of much joy to you and may it bring inspiration to the end of your pen. Wishing you the best in any contestd you have entered or are going to enter this weekend. Love, Carol