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If only I could stay and hide,

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If only I could stay and hide,

If only I could stay and hide ...

                                                    Authored by Chuck Keys         

If only I could stay and hide,
Inside a fragrant red rose, soft and true,
Smooth as air, warm as the summers day,
With no fear or wear and tear.

If only I could stay and hide,
Inside a drop of water, crystal clear and pure,
Quietly encased yet able to view all there is,
Where definition is soft and pliable.

If only I could stay and hide,
Inside a piece of chocolate, delicious and free,
Surrounded by its sweet and tender aroma,
Charitable in its feelings of sensual luxury.              

If only I could stay and hide,
If only I could…
If only....
If...


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  1. Date: 5/26/2013 9:24:00 PM

    Hi Chuck, Congratulations with your Featured Poem of the week. Have yourself a beautiful Memorial Day, this Monday. God bless * Always~ LINDA

  1. Date: 9/17/2010 7:26:00 PM

    Great imaginative writing, Chuck. I really liked reading this. LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 9/16/2010 3:25:00 PM

    Enjoyed reading your very expressive and descriptive write...I am so glad that I chose this one to read today..Sara

  1. Date: 9/16/2010 3:17:00 PM

    Nice sensitive work. Kind of "back to the womb" sort of thing. I love it, dream of it, but am too damn old to assume the foetal position. Love, Dave

  1. Date: 9/12/2010 3:27:00 PM

    Stay and hide. I like hiding in my bed it's my soft, warm place. When I was a kid it was this tree in my front yard. The higher up I went the more I disappsred. Love this one Chuck.

  1. Date: 9/9/2010 2:26:00 PM

    An interesting write full of comparisons Chuck ... enjoyed every verse in its own context of the hide and seek u present... if only sometimes we could disappear ...but ... life is a forward thing ...so onward we must go.. very creative piece ..enjoyed..luv..

  1. Date: 9/9/2010 2:16:00 PM

    IF!! is a free luxury, enjoyed your poem,,,..only IF!!,..p.d.