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Special Ops

Special Ops!


My heart needs a tourniquet
     For all the holes you burned in it...
          So the bleeding stops!

You'll rue the day for this offense
     And suffer without recompense...
          My job's Special Ops!


deborah burch©
5/01/2012


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  1. Date: 5/18/2012 11:32:00 AM

    Congratulations.

  1. Date: 5/17/2012 1:49:00 PM

    A belated congratulations on your win in Susan's "Tail Rhyme Time" contest Deborah. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/15/2012 6:22:00 PM

    LOL yes! the form lent itself to humour! Congrad's on your win, Light & Love

    Burch Avatar Deborah Burch Date: 5/15/2012 6:40:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    *curtsey* ....lol thank you soooo much ;) I am enamoured! lol...big hugs, love ya deb
  1. Date: 5/15/2012 4:59:00 AM

    charming your way to the top, deborah..congrats on your win!..:) huggs

    Burch Avatar Deborah Burch Date: 5/15/2012 8:23:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    *blush* :) thank you dear Nette...love ya
  1. Date: 5/14/2012 11:05:00 PM

    WOW..Deborah you have done it again. This is a masterpiece, Congratulations.

  1. Date: 5/14/2012 11:04:00 PM

    WOW..Deborah you have done it again. This is a masterpiece, Congratulations.

    Burch Avatar Deborah Burch Date: 5/14/2012 11:30:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    *blush* thank you Elliott :) You are so kind...your encouragement means so much...big hugs, love deb
  1. Date: 5/14/2012 8:31:00 PM

    I think I remember this COOL tail-rhyme. Big congrats, Deborah.

    Burch Avatar Deborah Burch Date: 5/14/2012 11:28:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    lol...thank you Andrea!! :)
  1. Date: 5/14/2012 6:13:00 PM

    Congrats on your well deserved win, Deb. Awesome. Nice going. Thanks for your comment. hugs, Ralph

    Burch Avatar Deborah Burch Date: 5/14/2012 7:54:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    :) thank you Ralph!! you are always so very welcome! big hugs, love ya deb
  1. Date: 5/14/2012 5:30:00 PM

    Congratulations on your awesome piece,Deb...Ride on Lady...XOXO.....

  1. Date: 5/14/2012 5:29:00 PM

    Congratulations on your awesome piece,Deb...Ride on Lady...XOXO.....

    Burch Avatar Deborah Burch Date: 5/14/2012 7:53:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    :) thank you so very much Olusequn!! lol...big hugs, love ya , deb
  1. Date: 5/14/2012 3:43:00 PM

    Great winning work..Enjoyed reading..Congrats..Sara

    Burch Avatar Deborah Burch Date: 5/14/2012 7:52:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you so much Sara...hope things are improving ...you are still in my prayers hun, love ya, deb
  1. Date: 5/14/2012 2:43:00 PM

    Great tail-rhyme poem....like the message !! lol....sick em!! lol.... Congrats on your winning place !!!

    Burch Avatar Deborah Burch Date: 5/14/2012 7:51:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    :) thank you Debra! very much ...big hugs, love ya , deb
  1. Date: 5/14/2012 2:02:00 PM

    Great job, Deb....go get 'em !!! Congratulations on your win! ps....love your Avatar picture!!! beautiful !!

    Burch Avatar Deborah Burch Date: 5/14/2012 2:19:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    lol...thank you Carrie! :) *blush* ahhh, thanks...I'm really picture shy and don't allow pics of me but I opted for one for the soup! this was taken Saturday... big hugss...love ya deb
  1. Date: 5/14/2012 11:21:00 AM

    Very good Tail Rhyme here Deb.Congrats on your big win!

    Burch Avatar Deborah Burch Date: 5/14/2012 11:48:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you Kashi :)
  1. Date: 5/14/2012 11:20:00 AM

    cap'n Deb huge congrats on your win..David

    Burch Avatar Deborah Burch Date: 5/14/2012 11:48:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    :) thank you David...
  1. Date: 5/14/2012 10:43:00 AM

    Congrats on your win Debs xx

    Burch Avatar Deborah Burch Date: 5/14/2012 11:47:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you ~GG~ :)
  1. Date: 5/14/2012 10:06:00 AM

    Nobody should mess with a poetess like you...Terry

    Burch Avatar Deborah Burch Date: 5/14/2012 10:23:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    lol...ahhh you are too kind Terry...huggsss, love ya...deb
  1. Date: 5/6/2012 2:49:00 PM

    Deb, you need to give me the inside scoop in case I need "special ops" lol enjoyed this loads tonight ;) love Wilma

  1. Date: 5/2/2012 5:59:00 PM

    sweet revenge!

  1. Date: 5/2/2012 5:16:00 PM

    Girl, remind me not to Tee you off! Nifty write. Like the dark twist. Sure to get some well deserved high marks. Hugs, Cyndi

  1. Date: 5/2/2012 10:07:00 AM

    this is different, Deborah, and a pleasure to read. harry

  1. Date: 5/2/2012 2:04:00 AM

    Oohh Captain in special ops now he he he...David

  1. Date: 5/1/2012 11:39:00 PM

    hey this is a very interesting one. unique topic, Deborah! Good luck in Susan's contest.

  1. Date: 5/1/2012 6:30:00 PM

    So cute and funny! And a very subtle use of end rhyme! Light & Love

    Burch Avatar Deborah Burch Date: 5/1/2012 9:22:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    :) thank you so much Debbie! I savor all your encouragements...big hugs, love debby
  1. Date: 5/1/2012 5:16:00 PM

    Nice, sweet write my friend! I rather thought your poem to be stupendous and uniquely lovely! I love your write tons! The line I enjoyed the most is, "For all the holes your burned in it" a prime example of an experienced poet! I really enjoyed your poem that I have read this evening! Great Work!!

    Burch Avatar Deborah Burch Date: 5/1/2012 9:19:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you so much dear Russell! It does my heart good to always read your comments of encouragement...Thank you...you've been missed here on the soup :) big hugs,love deb
  1. Date: 5/1/2012 1:46:00 PM

    WHAT ARE UP TOO...got me thinking, now! Good Luck, DEB!

    Burch Avatar Deborah Burch Date: 5/1/2012 3:47:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    LOL ;) no worries! big hugs,love deb
  1. Date: 5/1/2012 11:20:00 AM

    Well done and perfect for the contest, luck to you Deborah ! - oxox hugs Anne-Lise

    Burch Avatar Deborah Burch Date: 5/1/2012 3:48:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Anne Lise!! :)
  1. Date: 5/1/2012 11:16:00 AM

    Nicely done, Deborah! Good luck in the contest! Ruben.

    Burch Avatar Deborah Burch Date: 5/1/2012 3:50:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    lol...thank you Ruben...big hugs,love deb
  1. Date: 5/1/2012 11:12:00 AM

    Enjoyed reading this one..It is sure to be a winner for its special quality declares winner..Thannks for stopping by..Sara

    Burch Avatar Deborah Burch Date: 5/1/2012 3:50:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    :) big hugs Sara...thank you so much for your kind encouragement....love,deb
  1. Date: 5/1/2012 11:08:00 AM

    Good one Deb.Enjoyed the read.Best wishes.

    Burch Avatar Deborah Burch Date: 5/1/2012 3:49:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    :) thank you Kash! big hugs,love deb