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A sad remembrance

I kiss her red honeyed lips She allows the milk of my iniquity to wash over her The pain of her sadness washes away my cruelty I leave my rifle at her feet November 11, 2016

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Date: 2/24/2018 12:18:00 PM
Hi I read these verses with great meaning , which i understand when i read your explanation to Rhoda.........it is a unique writing and very deep and beautiful meaning ... thanks
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 2/24/2018 12:26:00 PM
Thanks for seeking to understand my words Muhammad. I appreciate your visit.
Date: 1/9/2017 7:45:00 PM
Love the depth, profound verses that point to violence and why it should be avoided. As always, your verses ring true and have meaning..
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 1/9/2017 7:53:00 PM
Thanks Robert, your comments are always appreciated.
Date: 11/19/2016 1:55:00 PM
I love the explanation of these poem to Rhonda, Richard, a fav and a 7++ hugs Eve
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 12/4/2016 8:27:00 AM
You are sweet, thanks Eve.
Date: 11/18/2016 11:59:00 PM
Richard...I must say, this is quite enigmatic. I guess my mind is in the gutter...the "milk" of my iniquity had me thinking naughty thoughts. I read your explanation to Rhoda. Intense.
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 11/19/2016 8:31:00 AM
Interesting thought, now that you mention it I can see your perspective.
Date: 11/17/2016 7:17:00 PM
Yes, it is cryptic for me if this is the one you were telling me about. I wish I were better at understanding this kind . It "feels' really great!! (I just read your note to Rhoda. I was right. I'd never have gotten this on my own!)
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 11/19/2016 8:31:00 AM
It's good that I got you thinking. Thanks for the visit.
Date: 11/14/2016 8:52:00 AM
This gives me chills.... deep brevity, well done.
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 11/14/2016 9:37:00 AM
Thanks Becca, I took this contest in a different direction.
Date: 11/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
Rifles indeed make people become harsh...The warmth of a woman...makes that harsh heart remember there can still be love...So deep ..the message.
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 11/13/2016 8:08:00 PM
Thanks Charmaine. ;0)
Date: 11/12/2016 8:46:00 AM
I have read this poem, read the comment and just don't quite get it, but the flow is nice!...rg
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Rhoda Galgiani
Date: 11/14/2016 9:29:00 AM
Yessss! Thank you so much for the insight Richard. I just had a 'duh' moment I guess. Re-reading your poetry the light came on. Now I am all emotional, whew!...rg
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 11/12/2016 9:39:00 AM
Red lips are poppies representing death. The lady is the Statue of Liberty. The iniquity is all of her children lost to senseless war. Laying down the rifle is the realization that war leads to war not peace. I hope this provides some insight.
Date: 11/11/2016 7:58:00 PM
Wow, I like this, this is a poem one could discuss for hours, Took me a few reads, but I love when a poem makes us think, this is a fav!
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 11/12/2016 8:15:00 AM
Thanks my friend.
Date: 11/11/2016 9:58:00 AM
The only thing we should fight for is love Big 7 from me Love Mom We need to remember the brave men and women who died for us in the wars God bless them
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 11/11/2016 10:19:00 AM
Indeed! Big love heading your way!