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My Wish

Good morning to you
On this lovely day
Independence is the word
If i may say
I wish i was there
To share with you
A kiss on your cheek
And say how do you do
Take you to lunch
Spend the day
In the warm sunshine
The American way
In the evening we will fish
As hunter gatherers do
Play some music 
A dance for two
Into the night
As the owls hoot
Skinny dipping
In our birthday suits
Dried and refreshed
A nightcap for two
As we lie on the bed
Just me and you
But the toll of the day
Tires us so
With your head on my chest
We fall into dreamy flow

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  1. Date: 11/22/2009 6:41:00 AM
    Beautiful wish, James, and such emotional words to this one.. I am catching up on the many u have posted... I like this one.. a favorite today.. u like my Cleopatra chair do ya? very true story as it sits in the corner of my living room near the fireplace... its covered with Christmas decorations right now.. to hide its fraying around the edges... thankxxx for your encouragement and support these many weeks since I joined on Soup.. I feel almost grown now... luv this Sunday... Linda-Marie

  1. Date: 7/15/2009 5:38:00 PM
    James, I have "tagged" you with a new "Haunted Poets" game initiated by John Loving. I hope you'll respond. My tag poem is "Dream of Death." Love you (but regrettably been very busy), Carolyn

  1. Date: 7/6/2009 10:37:00 AM
    Love the sweet romantic flow throughtout this great poem!

  1. Date: 7/5/2009 8:07:00 AM
    The 5th stanza is genius. It's comedy, descriptive, and concise.

  1. Date: 7/4/2009 6:23:00 PM
    "But the toll of the day/Tires us so/With your head on my chest/We fall into dreamy flow"...Highlander! That's not the American way! : ) However, it's a very romantic,( sweet and lovely) poem, James. Have a great day. Ruben.

  1. Date: 7/4/2009 5:00:00 PM
    love this one, quite captivating

  1. Date: 7/4/2009 4:57:00 PM
    thats so romantic and special...terrific..

  1. Date: 7/4/2009 3:42:00 PM
    Perfect holiday, its all about who you are with. Skinny dipping at night? thats so cool. BG

  1. Date: 7/4/2009 11:09:00 AM
    Love it Jim. Sara

  1. Date: 7/4/2009 10:05:00 AM
    surely love is flowing your way James,you re so inspired lately-let the muse flow--romantic and sweet ----charma

  1. Date: 7/4/2009 9:31:00 AM
    And I thought Independence day was about grilling in the backyard, fireworks, throwing back a few brews... but this seems far less stressful. I like it! Thanks again, James... ~<><

  1. Date: 7/4/2009 8:04:00 AM
    I cannot think of a nicer way to spend this special day. Well written and a joy to read. Take care. Heidie

  1. Date: 7/4/2009 6:55:00 AM
    Well highlander, you have dreamed the pleasing side of democracy. And celebration is an American way... Catch the friendship that I'm blowing your way on this our Independence Day. And thanks for thinking about us. Lovingly, Dane

  1. Date: 7/4/2009 6:54:00 AM
    What a beautifully romantic "wish" from your precious heart, James. This sounds like the perfect way to spend Independence Day in the comfort of a loving partner. Dancing to music is such a romantic activity. It recalls lines from a poem I've loved since high school -- "pulse nigh to pulse and breath to breath." This type of intimacy is a treasure to find. Wonderful write, James! Love you, Carolyn