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Will I Still Make You Swoon

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Will I Still Make You Swoon

WILL I STILL MAKE YOU SWOON 


We walked hand in hand,
On a crisp autumn eve.
...Both gazing up
At the pretty colored leaves.
.
Though we had only met
Just a short time ago.
I was struck by an arrow
shot from Cupids bow.
.
I was not looking
For a long time love affair.
Had my turn at failure.
Felt again I would not dare.
.
Seems that the same words
Came rolling off your tongue.
Said you were hurt before
When you were very young.
.
Said you were leery
Of anyone you meet.
Then you lifted up my spirits
When you said "I'm kinda neat"
.
Asked if you would like
To have a warm cup of tea?
When you said yes,
Surprised the heck out of me.
.
You had the green tea,
And I ordered black.
The things one remembers
As your mind wanders back.
.
Well we've been together
Now so many years .
Had so much happiness
Yes, and even shed some tears.
.
But I still can see
That twinkle in your eye.
And I still get excited
When I hear your sigh.
.
So how about a walk?
For it’s a crisp afternoon.
When I whisper that I love you.
Will I still make you swoon?

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  1. Date: 8/19/2012 12:44:00 PM

    Donald what a gem this is.. You make me believe in romance and love again.. Love it!

  1. Date: 8/19/2012 11:08:00 AM

    Wonderful tribute to the special someone in your life!

  1. Date: 8/19/2012 10:33:00 AM

    Donald excellent...David

  1. Date: 8/19/2012 10:12:00 AM

    Beautiful Donald xx

  1. Date: 8/19/2012 9:33:00 AM

    A beautiful, romantic poem that brought tears to my eyes. Lovely. and loving.