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That willow tree

We stood there so close together
holding onto elusive dreams.
We knew the choice wasn't whether
we loved; rather, to what extremes.
I thought you thought we were meant to be.
You thought I thought love came easily,
but I was there to see you smile
under that willow tree.

I knew we were tempted to stay;
who would have thought we'd been this bold?
The truth was more than we should say;
as some things are best left untold.
I hoped you hoped a kiss might move me.
You hoped I hoped love came patiently,
but I was there to see you cry
under that willow tree.

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  1. Date: 11/12/2010 11:48:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it through the first round of the Poetrysoup site contest Larry. The best to you in the finals. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/10/2010 11:13:00 PM
    NYCE

  1. Date: 9/9/2010 5:07:00 PM
    Congradulations on having your poem featured Larry, I am pleased to have read this, enjoyed, and best wishes to your upcoming days..P.D.

  1. Date: 9/9/2010 10:55:00 AM
    Congratulations Larry on your win in Tavarus Moreland's contest "Is She The One". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/7/2010 10:08:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved poetry being featured this week Larry. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/3/2010 2:12:00 PM
    Congrats Larry on your HM in Tavarus's contest.. an amazing write.. wonderful win.. enjoy your honor so special..with luv..

  1. Date: 5/31/2010 4:46:00 AM
    Dr.Ram Mehta - thank you for the comment. The tenderness was the goal, I think. Larry

  1. Date: 5/30/2010 5:59:00 PM
    A nice passionate poem, soft and tender