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on my knees

To hold to that which is letting go
Pretend there is love that time will grow
Suffer all sadness that each failure allows
Try to make happiness without a clue how
I cannot be a prince or even try to be a virgin
I cannot make myself a compleatly different person
But if I had the power to be what you want me to be
I would not be a liar and I would just stay me
Because if my mother can love me just as I am
Then there must be someone for me
Who I'm sure who can

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  1. Date: 6/26/2013 5:58:00 PM
    you are in my thoughts prayers and heart John.... check out my newest poem when you have time... psss... You got 2 soup mails.... love~ LINDA

  1. Date: 3/1/2013 10:38:00 AM
    Nicely done on this one. love phyl

  1. Date: 2/14/2013 9:31:00 PM
    John , Stopping by with sincere thanks for your kind comments. It is appreciated more than words or can say... Wishing you the best Valentine's Day YET! Always & Forever :-) LINDA .

  1. Date: 10/29/2012 3:07:00 AM
    So romantic and beautiful.

  1. Date: 10/25/2012 2:07:00 PM
    * TIS SOOO SWEET SOFT DEEP AND LOVELY. MAY YOUR PRINCE FIND HIS QUEEN, DEAR JOHN. LOVE, RACHEL *

  1. Date: 10/23/2012 11:18:00 AM
    Good Morning John, how are you today? Stopping by to read your poem, your poem is very emotional,,, soon you will find the perfect person, you are right about mother, if she can love and see,, so will the other special person waiting... thank you...pd

  1. Date: 10/23/2012 11:09:00 AM
    that is very cruel of the attachment.. you do not deserve this... talk about bullies... always..pd

  1. Date: 10/17/2012 5:03:00 PM
    why i have to endure this attach i have no reason why.

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 8:14:00 AM
    Just lovely John! To be loved and accepted as we are is the thing that makes humans content. Nice!

    Aechtner Avatar Chris D. Aechtner
    Date: 10/13/2012 10:52:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    @John 'The Situation' Loving III -- How did I get such a 'Loving' surname wrong below? Maybe it was subconscious -- the absence of your good, 'Loving' ways. John 'The Situation Hating III would be a more apt name for you anyway. How long did you figure I would turn the other cheek before I started retaliating against you? Too bad some of the other poets that you prayed upon like a serial-rapist have since left this site. How long have you been a bully for now? How many years has it been? Long enough for many soupers, that's for sure....
    Aechtner Avatar Chris D. Aechtner
    Date: 10/13/2012 10:51:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    @John 'The Situation' Loving III -- How did I get such a 'Loving' surname wrong below? Maybe it was subconscious -- the absence of your good, 'Loving' ways. John 'The Situation Hating III would be a more apt name for you anyway. How long did you figure I would turn the other cheek before I started retaliating against you? Too bad some of the other poets that you prayed upon like a serial-rapist have since left this site. How long have you been a bully for now? How many years has it been? Long enough for many soupers, that's for sure....
    Aechtner Avatar Chris D. Aechtner
    Date: 10/12/2012 5:02:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    @John 'The Situation' Irving III' -- As I have already mentioned to you, I obviously had you blocked, but you continue to slither onto the replies of comments left on my poems. If someone blocks me, I respect their human right and freedom to do so. I do not infringe upon their human rights by forcing myself onto their poems via the reply section of unblocked comments. YOU JUST WON'T STOP DOING IT, SO HERE I AM. As much as you see yourself as being morally superior, you are delusional, for your morals aren't saintly at all. Far from it.
    Aechtner Avatar Chris D. Aechtner
    Date: 10/12/2012 5:01:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    @John 'The Situation' Irving III' -- As I have already mentioned to you, I obviously had you blocked, but you continue to slither onto the replies of comments left on my poems. If someone blocks me, I respect their human right and freedom to do so. I do not infringe upon their human rights by forcing myself onto their poems via the reply section of unblocked comments. YOU JUST WON'T STOP DOING IT, SO HERE I AM. As much as you see yourself as being morally superior, you are delusional, for your morals aren't saintly at all. Far from it.
  1. Date: 10/12/2012 12:37:00 AM
    this is really really nice, john. One of your best!

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    Date: 10/23/2012 11:12:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    pray as in prayer... i'm a duncerrr.... prey....
    Aechtner Avatar Chris D. Aechtner
    Date: 10/13/2012 10:51:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    @John 'The Situation' Loving III -- How did I get such a 'Loving' surname wrong below? Maybe it was subconscious -- the absence of your good, 'Loving' ways. John 'The Situation Hating III would be a more apt name for you anyway. How long did you figure I would turn the other cheek before I started retaliating against you? Too bad some of the other poets that you prayed upon like a serial-rapist have since left this site. How long have you been a bully for now? How many years has it been? Long enough for many soupers, that's for sure....
    Aechtner Avatar Chris D. Aechtner
    Date: 10/13/2012 10:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    @John 'The Situation' Loving III -- How did I get such a 'Loving' surname wrong below? Maybe it was subconscious -- the absence of your good, 'Loving' ways. John 'The Situation Hating III would be a more apt name for you anyway. How long did you figure I would turn the other cheek before I started retaliating against you? Too bad some of the other poets that you prayed upon like a serial-rapist have since left this site. How long have you been a bully for now? How many years has it been? Long enough for many soupers, that's for sure....
    Aechtner Avatar Chris D. Aechtner
    Date: 10/12/2012 5:04:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    @John 'The Situation' Irving III' -- As I have already mentioned to you, I obviously had you blocked, but you continue to slither onto the replies of comments left on my poems. If someone blocks me, I respect their human right and freedom to do so. I do not infringe upon their human rights by forcing myself onto their poems via the reply section of unblocked comments. YOU JUST WON'T STOP DOING IT, SO HERE I AM. As much as you see yourself as being morally superior, you are delusional, for your morals aren't saintly at all. Far from it.
    Aechtner Avatar Chris D. Aechtner
    Date: 10/12/2012 5:03:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    @John 'The Situation' Irving III' -- As I have already mentioned to you, I obviously had you blocked, but you continue to slither onto the replies of comments left on my poems. If someone blocks me, I respect their human right and freedom to do so. I do not infringe upon their human rights by forcing myself onto their poems via the reply section of unblocked comments. YOU JUST WON'T STOP DOING IT, SO HERE I AM. As much as you see yourself as being morally superior, you are delusional, for your morals aren't saintly at all. Far from it.
  1. Date: 10/10/2012 10:07:00 PM
    Spectacular poem--truly inspiring and intriguing!! Always, Laura

  1. Date: 10/6/2012 10:14:00 PM
    God loves you always and so does a mother. I know you will find that special someone when the time is right. love phyl

  1. Date: 10/6/2012 3:55:00 PM
    I hope that there is a that person who can love you just as your are besides your mother and Jesus..Thanks for stopping by..Sara

  1. Date: 10/6/2012 1:33:00 PM
    :-) Thank you for the complement on my poem, My A - Z Affair.... it did make me smile. Yes, if your mother can love you, do not despair - for each of us, there is a matching pair. Best wishes, Suzette