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Tantalizing

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Tantalizing

I’ve desired you young lady;
I’ve seen your beauty
And I’ve followed you
From behind

Secretly I have knelt down for you,
I’ve bowed my head on your feet
In your absence lady
And I have kissed
Your toes in
Your absence

To my friends I have lied
That you are my love
And jealous of me they are
For I posses the morning sun
For your aroma makes me mad
As your existence
Kills me without
Your notice

Yet I know it is the plain truth
As l know I can’t reach the sky,
I can’t reach the sea’s floor
First I’ll be prey of sea dwellers;

I know it must be the lucid truth
That I cannot reach you,
I cannot have you,
You are a way beyond me
I see you far a head,
But I cannot walk faster
I die with my own feelings.


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  1. Date: 1/31/2011 10:28:00 AM
    I think any one who new you felt so about them MUST love you! Thanks for your kind words about my write> Light & Love

  1. Date: 1/16/2011 7:03:00 AM
    Byzantine work you have penned in this one..Such love that you have for this real or illusional person...Your presence at my work delighted me this morn...Sara

  1. Date: 1/14/2011 11:57:00 AM
    I am so happy to feel good enough to be reading poetry today. It was a pleasure to read your excellent write Honesty. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/14/2011 4:51:00 AM
    Hi there I am having a contest to HIGHLIGHT poets outside the USA, called Foreign Exchange, please enter with your best write any subject any form. Just put the country you're wroting from on the bottom of the verse, Light, Love & Luck!