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Gentler Pricks

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Gentler Pricks

The field was full of tents, fire bathes the night
each warrior grasps his women to his chest
as canvas caste shadows dance upright.
The horrors of the day soon acquiesce
blood lust is dampened, life is blessed
with softer swords and gentler pricks and bites.
Love sought to bring the warriors Venus's rites. 
As naked as, the borning day each pairing 
brings, screams of passion and much to excite
for life has yet again won, this ensnaring.

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  1. Date: 5/16/2012 7:43:00 PM

    I'm sending out late congrats to you, chum. This was stellar. Caught me right away and kept me dazed right to the last word. Hugs to you, Cyndi

  1. Date: 5/11/2012 7:46:00 PM

    Debs, I really love this one. But I wanted to see you describe yourself naked. hahaha! You are sure an awesome poet!!!

  1. Date: 5/11/2012 7:31:00 PM

    Congrats on your win in the contest Debi.Loved it first time around.

  1. Date: 5/11/2012 7:17:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win in Cyndi's "Your Birthday Suit" contest Debbie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/11/2012 2:53:00 AM

    Debbie congrats on your win,,David

  1. Date: 5/11/2012 2:12:00 AM

    Congratulations a wonderful write Debbie xx

  1. Date: 4/25/2012 8:36:00 AM

    Realistic imagination penned wonderfully based on practical parlance when war starts.A genius poem. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 4/22/2012 3:24:00 PM

    Smile ˜ Ow Debbie, she looks kind of like you baby ˜ Sooo sweeet & tender ˜ My love, Always, John!:) ˜

  1. Date: 4/22/2012 8:50:00 AM

    beautiful dizain, debs. congrats on your wins

  1. Date: 4/21/2012 9:33:00 PM

    This is wonderful Debi.Loved it.For which contest is this one.Got to check the page.

  1. Date: 4/21/2012 1:18:00 PM

    Debbie a hot entree for the contest, I like the way you portrayed this, have a great weekend...David

  1. Date: 4/21/2012 11:33:00 AM

    gentle lust with a poetic flavor that defines the beauty of being simply bare, as in, complete surrender like " fire in the loins", debbie... dis you mean " as canvas cast?"... enjoyed the medieval feel of this one... cyn will be thrilled!.. winning wishes!... re my rime couee blog, i requested vie to post reminders as i can't still access this section; she copied my soupy to her.. well, that's sweet; vie isn't into blogs, so that's how it went!...:) huggs!

  1. Date: 4/20/2012 8:09:00 PM

    wow, a sexy one, Debs. I almost didn't get it at first, but then quickly I got what you were going for! It's for the fire contest? What a great way to do that one. line one: fire bathes....

  1. Date: 4/20/2012 3:31:00 PM

    Wonderful write Deb full of visual scenes in this small poem. love phyl