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Nerves x 9

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Nerves x 9



Through the screen door her eyes rose with mine feverishly I rehearsed each romantic word in my mind caught in a tongue tie still desperately I searched luckily for me the spring flowers had just birthed along the leading pathway to the doorway of dreams I turned for one moment falling to my knees plucked nine white roses setting them at her feet still without a word sweat streaming down in beads I caught my first breath and quickly ran away.....

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  1. Date: 1/26/2013 8:44:00 PM
    Very romantic...and funny!! Belated congratulations on your win, Rick! ! Ruben.

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 5:50:00 PM
    Congrats on your win, Rick - Ralph

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 1:04:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win!

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 10:05:00 AM
    Rick , :-) CONGRATULATIONS on a poem well done. Nice nice nine lines in Tracie's :-) " #9 " awesome contest... love always ~PD

  1. Date: 1/19/2013 8:45:00 PM
    Congratulations on your big win my dear friend, Rick! love/hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 2:53:00 PM
    Adorable read, had me feeling sorry for the young man for sure. Enjoyed !!

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 1:25:00 PM
    Rick very romantic you should have stayed...David

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 1:23:00 PM
    I bet you were very young then! [shhh I think you have end rhyme..even though some of it's half rhyme ;)] Light & Love SOUP MAIL

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    Date: 1/19/2013 8:13:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    oh yes.....The days of youth....
  1. Date: 1/13/2013 12:39:00 PM
    this is very romantic altho you lost your nerve at the last minute! I liked it alot Rick...love,Deb