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The Kiss - reverse poem

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The Kiss - reverse poem

When you kissed me
A fool fell in love
I became weak in the knees
The world revolved around your halo
Angel eyes captured my imagination
Like Einstein I discovered relativity 
Wisdom had been my lonely pathway
Drunk on independent thought
Wondering if those lips would part for me
Wanting to breathe your breath
Gazing longingly 
I looked towards you
So quickly
You looked away 
my heart sank
When you kissed another boy


Don't forget to read it in reverse.


Reverse poem written for Craig Cornish's contest.
August 11/2013

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  1. Date: 8/30/2013 6:06:00 PM
    Craig gave us a good challenge some I liked even better backwards [including mine ;)] Congrad's Light & Love

  1. Date: 8/30/2013 1:27:00 AM
    Congrats! Very well deserved! I love this poem. - Katie

  1. Date: 8/29/2013 11:46:00 PM
    charming are your ways, rich... lovely piece with big congrats!..:) huggs

  1. Date: 8/29/2013 11:16:00 AM
    Creative way to go ...Congrats on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 8/28/2013 9:33:00 AM
    congratulations....Linda

  1. Date: 8/27/2013 9:51:00 PM
    Such a fun contest..congrats on your win. I like how the outcome changed when read each way. BG

  1. Date: 8/27/2013 6:29:00 PM
    it was reading this one that made me want to try my hand at a reverse poem... congrats on your win my friend :)

  1. Date: 8/27/2013 6:27:00 PM
    Congrats to you on your win. Morgan

  1. Date: 8/27/2013 4:37:00 PM
    Hi Richard.....glad this wonder is here on the winners list...congratulations

  1. Date: 8/27/2013 4:13:00 PM
    congrats on your win Richard

  1. Date: 8/27/2013 3:46:00 PM
    Either way.......this was a heart-breaker!! Congratulations on your win !!

  1. Date: 8/27/2013 3:32:00 PM
    Congratulations, Richard, on your win in Craig's contest. love and hugs, Catie :)

  1. Date: 8/27/2013 1:51:00 PM
    That must have been some kiss R, congrats on your win xxx

  1. Date: 8/27/2013 1:28:00 PM
    Perfect Richard, thanks so much for supporting my contest and congrats on your win!

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 8/31/2013 7:02:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    My pleasure Craig.
  1. Date: 8/18/2013 8:34:00 PM
    reads great both ways...nicely done my friend! Good luck in the contest :)

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 8/18/2013 9:51:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Sandra. ;0)
  1. Date: 8/14/2013 12:05:00 PM
    Very interesting poem just enjoyed. It's a matter of heart feeling. When she does, I can't tolerate but when I do, can she bear? Excellent reverse poem. Good luck in the contest. Loved always, bl

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 8/15/2013 6:54:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks bl
  1. Date: 8/13/2013 8:48:00 AM
    How can i read this beauty and not add it to my favs?Very beautiful and in reverse even more : )Charma

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 8/13/2013 4:00:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    You are kind Charma, thanks I feel very honored.
  1. Date: 8/12/2013 11:56:00 PM
    Now I get it and I did read in reverse! !!! I must try this.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 8/13/2013 12:58:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Let me know when you do, I would like to read it.
  1. Date: 8/12/2013 9:05:00 PM
    Thanks Red, I appreciate the visit. I will check out some of your poems.

    Fiery Avatar Red Fiery
    Date: 8/12/2013 9:32:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you dear poet:)
  1. Date: 8/12/2013 8:35:00 PM
    ur an accomplished writer...wonderful ! Simply wonderful! each and every line is compliment to the other. Good luck !

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 8/12/2013 10:55:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Red!
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