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While You Are Away

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my heart starts to      f     a      d     e

forgetting what heart beats and blood is for to sustain

and   and

my memory does not play

for you are the imprinted punctures of a code
that I must feel with my hand

cause while your are away

I                 see             well
    cannot             that

and if any particle of you remains

                                               a  r  t  b e g i n s t o s
                                            e                                 w
                                         h                                      e
                                      y                                            l 
                                   m                                                 l


cause whatever warmth is left
I stay up longer held.

while you are away
my heart begins to lack
all the times of composure
want less to interact
and I
and I
would just lay away
I am not that strong
while
while you are away...

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  1. Date: 8/17/2010 6:41:00 AM
    Just stopping by to remind you of my newest contest The Birds And The Bees. I hope you will enter the contest if you haven't already Jessica. Thank you if you have already entered or plan on entering. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/6/2010 6:46:00 AM
    Many congratulations Jessica on your win in Carol's fine contest with this well thought out artwork >> James

  1. Date: 8/5/2010 6:25:00 PM
    very clever Jessical. Congratulations. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 8/5/2010 5:21:00 PM
    Congrats on this well deserved win, Jessica

  1. Date: 8/5/2010 4:39:00 PM
    Congratulations Jessica on your worthy of winner circle. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 8/5/2010 1:26:00 PM
    Congrats Jessica on your winning poem in Carol's contest with this unique and exquisite write .. luv it... enjoy another momentous victory my friend..with luv..

  1. Date: 8/5/2010 1:19:00 PM
    Congratulations on your placement in my contest Jessica. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/3/2010 12:22:00 AM
    The creativity alone is amazing. Somehow it is hard for me to imagine to submerge myself so deeply into the realm of literal ingenuity. Amazing poem.

  1. Date: 8/3/2010 12:07:00 AM
    Jessica, true emotions I knOw exactly how U fEEl.~SKAT