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Kid Stuff

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Kid Stuff

I find it quite peculiar
the way you blow kisses in my hair
with such adolescent poise,
how they attach themselves, like dewdrops
to each strand
in a rash attempt to grow a notion 
from mere breath and spittle

and I, like a dandelion
go poof and tear myself 
from the only stem I've ever known
so that your wish
may rouse itself from slumber
and glisten just like morning dew 

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  1. Date: 4/18/2011 10:00:00 AM
    enjoyed this piece of fine creative work.

  1. Date: 11/16/2010 4:36:00 AM
    Cute and very creative..Congratulations on your work going into the second round..Sara

  1. Date: 11/12/2010 12:04:00 PM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it through the first round of the Poetrysoup site contest Melissa. The best to you in the finals. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/10/2010 11:12:00 PM
    QUTE

  1. Date: 9/10/2010 5:51:00 PM
    Congratz on being featured, I like your poem

  1. Date: 9/10/2010 4:15:00 PM
    Beautiful imagery! It is so difficult to do a love poem; you nailed it!

  1. Date: 9/7/2010 10:14:00 AM
    Congratulations Melissa on your well deserved poetry being featured this week. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/28/2010 10:43:00 AM
    Enjoyed reading your poetry and I thank you for sharing it with us Melissa. Have a wonderful weekend filled with good health love and loads of inspiration. Love, Carol