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When I say go

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When I say go

When I say go, I really mean stay
Stay and say what you shouldn’t say -
All the thoughts I see in your eyes
The desire, the passion, give it a try 
I want to feel the depth of your need
I want to know your forbidden beliefs
It’ll be our secret; No one will know
Not even my husband; I won’t tell a soul…  


7/12/12
For Nancy's "When I say...what I really mean is..." contest

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  1. Date: 9/17/2012 7:47:00 AM
    Hey, I see you have now entered it into Nancy's contest. I am waiting to see what happens!! also, something to tell you in SOUPMAIL

  1. Date: 8/31/2012 1:01:00 PM
    I see this got a win in SEcond Chance. Yes, it SO deserved to win the first time!!! I saw you finally did a new poem but can't go see it because it's a constanza.So I am guessing you got it done in time. I will have no time to judge for a while, but I can imagine it's going to be so difficult. Hope you are well. Joe will be home any second. Gotta quit my souping for the day. hope to get an email from ya soon. Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 8/31/2012 1:01:00 PM
    sure hope to see more and more poems from you soon!

  1. Date: 8/16/2012 7:02:00 AM
    Congratulations on your placement in P.D.'s "Second Chance" contest Susan. Sorry for the belated congratulations but so much going on at this time. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/13/2012 11:03:00 AM
    I love this poem! Why it didnt win?? Excellent! Congrats on its deserved recognition! Ruben.

  1. Date: 8/13/2012 3:59:00 AM
    I remember having read this and liked a lot too, Congrats!

  1. Date: 8/13/2012 1:59:00 AM
    Susan congrats on your win..I liked it first time..David

  1. Date: 8/13/2012 1:48:00 AM
    SUSNA.congratulations with your awesome second chance poem. Thank you for the support..luv~PD

  1. Date: 7/30/2012 8:18:00 AM
    soupmail.

  1. Date: 7/19/2012 10:59:00 AM
    Very nice! You said it all in this little poem.With desire,and passion mixed in there also.

  1. Date: 7/14/2012 1:19:00 AM
    good luck in contest ....hope your hubby doesnt read your soup stuff

  1. Date: 7/13/2012 1:49:00 PM
    LOL, I had a good laugh here, Susan - hope your hubby has a good sense of humour ; ) You asked about the Norma-Jeane poem - I just wondered how Monroe's prom date would have felt when she became so famous - no idea why I thought that...

  1. Date: 7/13/2012 12:24:00 PM
    holy cow Susan! I hope your husband ain't reading this. love, Kathy

  1. Date: 7/13/2012 5:59:00 AM
    Wow, you did the theme wonderfully Susan. This really was not an easy one....best wishes.

  1. Date: 7/13/2012 1:06:00 AM
    boy, susan, you should put this in the straightforward contest too. This is great how you did her theme. I didnt' even understand what we were supposed to do! Wish I could see more poems tonight. It's so difficult knowing I won't be here this weekend! Have a good one for yourself. Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 7/12/2012 4:27:00 PM
    an awesome write Susan.. luv that great last line ..best wishes to u luv.. also.. want to say thankxx for the comment u left me when I was leaving this site.. it made me stop and think ..no one especially ADMN should interfere with our poetic gift.. it took a while to get over the hurt but u were a big part of it with your words.. just wanted u to know it meant a lot to me ...I am stubborn but.. I saw what u meant and now am back.. for me and poetry and all of ,y great peers ..

  1. Date: 7/12/2012 8:51:00 AM
    WOW...niceee. You're increasing the heart rates of many LOL Great Poem!!

  1. Date: 7/12/2012 8:51:00 AM
    Susan great entree for the contest, good luck, thanks for your comments, it was a plastic carrier bag he pushed down her throat..alledgedly...David

  1. Date: 7/12/2012 6:51:00 AM
    girls like keeping secrets,lol,what I really mean is great write B.E.S,love it bad

  1. Date: 7/12/2012 6:25:00 AM
    Wow, this is quite the special write my friend! I thoroughly enjoyed this incredible poem, with a surprising ending! Great Work!!