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Pinkie Swear II

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Pinkie Swear II

A boy can drop everything for girls, his initial joy,
kissing lips, most now only playing, quickly run, 
some take upsets very weakly except you, Zebulon.
		~//~
T he little boy always brought his toy truck
H e had many kinds of toy trucks to share
E very day she would come to the park

B ringing her dollies with their golden hair
I n the age of pureness of five and four
R easoning of nannies who watch this pair
D oes not include what children talk about
S o they sit and read, daydream and stare

A chance to catch forty and not get caught
N odding and squinting and feigning the glare
D ozing off longer and longer each time

T wo bright young angels playing “double dare” 
H e with nothing on but his birthday suit
E ven she with just a bow in her hair

B eing “mommy and daddy” from their eyes
E very secret act done with pinkie swear
S uch pureness when lost can never return
		~//~
Languishing lurid lives from lost innocence
is not a good thing for grown guys and gals.
Peer pressure pushes the inner conscience,
it curbs, questions, considers and corrals.
Some likely live licentious independence,
others stop, sort out, apply tenets of morals.


© Jul 2011 for Deb Guzzi’s contest.  

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  1. Date: 7/19/2011 7:39:00 AM
    whoo, charles...congrats on a well deserved glowing award! grrreat stuff... : ) huggs

  1. Date: 7/19/2011 5:34:00 AM
    Congratulations Charles on your win in Debbie Guzzi's "Aye, Aye, and A Mistress"contest. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/18/2011 7:19:00 PM
    Congrats Charles on your fantastic win with this dynamite poetry ... also thankxx so much for your sweet comments on my poetry.. enjoy your special win for excellence and creativity luv..

  1. Date: 7/13/2011 11:26:00 PM
    Awesome! Charles. Sure to top the winners circle. Lainie.

  1. Date: 7/13/2011 10:29:00 PM
    Nice job here my friend. The innocence of childhood too soon lost as we get older but no wiser. God Bless, JB

  1. Date: 7/13/2011 9:36:00 PM
    Wonderful young innocent love! Not enough of it anymore.

  1. Date: 7/13/2011 5:22:00 PM
    Well done!! enjoyed reading today!

  1. Date: 7/13/2011 6:03:00 AM
    Good morning and thank you for sharing your poetry with us Charles the best to you in the contest. I have enjoyed reading your fascinating writing today and will be back again soon to read more. May you have a most wonderful day filled with inspiration. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/13/2011 12:02:00 AM
    an art piece from your nimble fingers, charles... straight-from-the-heart!.. winning's best! :) huggs, nette

  1. Date: 7/12/2011 11:33:00 PM
    Great write,Charles..So tender and innocent..good luck in the contest.

  1. Date: 7/12/2011 10:44:00 PM
    An excellent write....best wishes Charles.