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Sleeping with the Devil

A partial smile and avoided touches…I never seem to give it much thought?

A pierced through stare as if I weren’t their…I never seem to give it much thought?

A casual hug every now and then, not one passionate one do I ever recall that I  we have ever shared… yet I never seemed to ever give it much thought?

A word most people seemed to use when they’re in love without giving it much thought, 

that simple little word we all call love…rarely had I ever heard her say it in our ten years plus together? No I never did I ever seem to give it much thought?

I guess sometimes when you think you’re in love…it is impossible to ever be able to believe that you might be sleeping with the Devil and not know?

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  1. Date: 5/6/2011 11:22:00 AM
    It was a pleasure to read your poetry today Jay. Have a wonderful weekend filled with good health, love, and inspiration to continue your poetry. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/6/2011 5:55:00 AM
    I enjoyed the write quite intriguing to know the true love, Jay