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Stroke of Liking

I was set in my ways
Downed café au-laits
In a den of privacy.

Though pain from a jilt
Still throbbed to the hilt
A regrettable history.

With no delusions
Of future effusions
I cherished my liberty.

And tried to avoid
With every fibroid
That lost road to misery.

Yet a sneaky charmer
Found cracks in my armor
Ensnaring me unwary.

It was only a glance
A pure happen-stance
No intentionality.

But a sound like a crack
That I can’t take back
A fated futility.

Made me squeal out loud
When if from a cloud
A bolt of liking struck me.

With no more deterrent
This ardent current
Put glee in my fantasy.

At the speed of light
Our romance took flight
In ionic felicity.

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  1. Date: 5/28/2015 3:07:00 PM
    DAVID, Congratulations, that is all :-) **SKAT WAS HERE** <---- copy paste.... hardy har har

  1. Date: 4/6/2015 3:46:00 PM
    David, this is clever. Well done. :O) Keep up with the great work. Keep on penning. Thank you so very much for sharing your wonderful and creative talents with us. We all truly appreciate it. A 7 from me. *S* Cynthia

  1. Date: 3/26/2015 8:10:00 PM
    Number three. No doubt, it is your writing, not my choosing. To my reading list your go and thank you for the fine perusaling…john

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 5:56:00 PM
    love it...the irony and crazy understatement...also frivolous word usage.....intentionality , ionic felicity a bolt of liking....certainly does not sound dangerous...just lusty...and safe! great write...i sharpen a pencil in your honor...

  1. Date: 1/14/2013 9:25:00 PM
    You are full of wit !! Bolt of clever !!

  1. Date: 1/8/2013 5:07:00 PM
    Awesome poem....I wish it would happen like that for me....I would love to get 'struck by liking'.