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Barbara

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Barbara

Barbara



Sometimes I wrap my arms around her and hug
Sometimes I bury my lips in the small of her neck
Tasting the day she has spent in her garden
It tickles she squirms away
But not too far
 Other times I stand close to her
 Brushing pollen stains from her cheeks
Or tasting them
Her nails are filled with clinging dirt
Her hair a mass of pinned up curl
Breaking free in wrist brush back  defiance
She smells and tastes of early Summer
and has gone far too long without a hug

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  1. Date: 6/14/2011 6:45:00 AM
    It was a pleasure to read your poetry this morning Donald. Please keep sharing your writing with us. I wish you much inspiration that you may continue with your writing endeavors whatever they may be. Love, Carol