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OLDEST AND BEST VALENTINE

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OLDEST AND BEST VALENTINE

OLDEST AND BEST VALENTINE

oh dear, me-oh-my
valentine’s day, all the rage
the headlines – front page
two weeks away, but big news
and here i sit – lost my muse

oh what can i do?
i must invent clever words
sweetest ever heard
searching, everything to lose
and here i sit – lost my muse

this desperate thought
world’s biggest box of candy
a handy dandy
as last resort let’s try it
but no! she’s on a diet

i must give up
cannot even make a start
save her broken heart
just three words will have to do
i’ll kiss and whisper, i love you





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  1. Date: 2/1/2013 11:37:00 AM
    Sweet as chocolates, Daver, and much less fattening. How are you, my friend? I enjoyed your buttons and buttocks comment to my poem the other day!!

  1. Date: 1/31/2013 7:27:00 PM
    Cleverly written dear poet, and romantic as well ! I enjoyed mucho ! Happy to read you again dear friend! Have a wonderful evening...much love, james

  1. Date: 1/31/2013 5:56:00 PM
    So nice to read your write this evening. Light & Love

  1. Date: 1/31/2013 5:43:00 PM
    Enjoyed this valentine piece Daver, as I see, did Mickkie Mac D.." I think people do sense true affections, so no need to invent clever wording, simple and true will win you through.."

  1. Date: 1/31/2013 4:26:00 PM
    These are the best Valentine gifts, Daver...Just those "three words" :) Sometimes we can get lost in trying something new. I'd written a short Valentine greeting to someone years ago and I never heard from him again. "Be mine turpentine" just didn't do the trick!:)) Have a great week...Love, Mikki

  1. Date: 1/30/2013 12:28:00 PM
    Daver ha just wonderful, delightful read...David