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Shy away; girl at play

electric candle light doesn't flicker

you could only turn it off

but then girl, you'll be dark

stuck in mist that is your trouble:

thoughts of love and seeking double

One that's here to stay and watch

and another for you to use and toss

Shy away; girl at play

electric candle light doesn't flicker

you could only switch it off

but when the light comes back and blisters

Of the heat that steams off the floor;

dirty underwear builds in corners

stained with both felt good wrongs

Choose a mister wicked sister

'less they both switch you off...

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  1. Date: 9/15/2010 11:28:00 AM
    or we switch ourselves off? sigh.......Light & Love

  1. Date: 9/13/2010 9:52:00 PM
    This is another great poem I have read of yours tonight. Nice to see some new posts.... you are posting in bursts and then disappearing. This is a much more healthy approach to the Soup me thinks....maybe I should learn from your example?~Chris

  1. Date: 9/13/2010 8:37:00 PM
    oi! wow! to this one, Jessica.. woe! enjoyed the throbing of the switch,..p.d.