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Tainted Love

On Valentines day you broke my heart.
Having an affair wasn't too smart.
Something inside me died.
"Forgive me", you cried.
"Without you I will fall apart"

From your tainted love I have flown.
You thought I wouldn't make it on my own.
Now you see you were wrong.
Without you I am strong.
I would have left sooner had I known.

I bet you wish that I was still yours.
Life's so much better since I closed those doors.
Life is now sugary sweet.
Breathlessly swept off my feet.
Captured my heart is a man who adores.

Written by: Cecilia Macfarlane Jan 27/12
For Sidney ~ LeeAnn  contest : A Valentine Limerick

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  1. Date: 12/17/2014 3:36:00 PM
    I believe I have seen every one of your poems, Dearie, so I just clicked on anything, and I remember this one. a very nicely rhymed one for valentine limericks.

  1. Date: 3/29/2013 11:25:00 PM
    this is nicely written Cecilia ;} thank you for reading my Set Yourself Free . You have a blessed Easter Sunday ;}

  1. Date: 4/16/2012 11:24:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved win in Sidney~LeeAnn's "A Valentine Limerick" contest Cecilia. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/16/2012 10:31:00 AM
    congrats on your win! glad she had a happy ending afterall :)

  1. Date: 4/15/2012 7:04:00 PM
    Nice rebound! lol..congrats on your win. BG

  1. Date: 4/13/2012 10:36:00 PM
    congrats on an impressive win Cecilia ..luv..

  1. Date: 4/13/2012 10:34:00 PM
    Cecilia~~wow,,, this one is a late one... a super and wonderful congratulations.. with your valentine limerick * good night. :-) always~ PD

  1. Date: 2/25/2012 10:45:00 PM
    ooo... nice... is this contest... over with... hi... sending you soup mail...pd

  1. Date: 2/15/2012 11:27:00 AM
    and the roller coaster rolls on.

  1. Date: 2/13/2012 5:17:00 PM
    If it taint faithful, then it taint love! "Sugary sweet" is definetly a better life to live.

  1. Date: 2/13/2012 12:40:00 PM
    Nicely written set of limericks. This was an enjoyable read.

  1. Date: 2/13/2012 11:14:00 AM
    Reminds me of the song"I will survive" which was popular a few years ago. Peace and Love Matthew Anish

  1. Date: 2/6/2012 5:00:00 AM
    I like your poem well done! Best wishes to you! - oxox Laila

  1. Date: 2/4/2012 4:57:00 PM
    I enjoyed reading this but I do hope it was fiction. If high dear Cecilia and dont look back. Jon

  1. Date: 1/29/2012 10:00:00 AM
    Well, all is well that ends well. GREAT ending for that tainted love he gave you, Cecilia. Best wishes in the contest!

  1. Date: 1/28/2012 6:28:00 AM
    Thanks for your kind comment at my page.

  1. Date: 1/28/2012 6:27:00 AM
    Very good set of Limericks here.I think this is for heartbreak contest.Best wishes to you.

  1. Date: 1/27/2012 5:26:00 PM
    Great to find a man who adores after having one who was fickled and stuck on himself..Enjoyed reading your story in poetic form..Sara

  1. Date: 1/27/2012 3:04:00 PM
    Beautifully written, life is bitter sweet- thank you for your kind comments on my work too Cecilia, blessings, Bren : )

  1. Date: 1/27/2012 2:29:00 PM
    I like the way it ends... :o) At the begining I was thinking oh no! I don't want to be sad right now.But it came out nice. :o)