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Can We Be Strangers

the holes in the walls are all patched and the plaster is dry the broken glass is swept away or turned to sand I only want that when I see you, you not quickly turn away… to be forgiven--not to start over, we know how that ends not to be friends, we’ve tried that, too-- but, that you include my wretched name in your whispered prayers for all humanity... I hoped maybe we'd be strangers and just ...smile January 15, 2019 Free Verse Old or New Poetry Contest Joseph May, Sponsor

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Date: 8/29/2022 6:20:00 PM
When being a stranger becomes the best option, Very nicely penned, Congrats on your win
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Date: 8/29/2022 6:45:00 PM
Thank you so much Joseph for the placement and thank you also for sponsoring contests :) -ps
Date: 1/28/2021 6:38:00 AM
Says much!
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Date: 2/1/2021 3:02:00 PM
thank you so much dearest Kim :) ~ps
Date: 1/27/2021 4:20:00 PM
Had two painful partings last year.the great writer James Baldwin wrote that truce may be all we can hope for.please see or comment my poems,if u can. Peace.
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Date: 2/1/2021 3:02:00 PM
thank you for stopping by Daniel. I look forward to reading your work :) ~ps
Date: 4/25/2019 6:03:00 PM
I think I could only smile if dancing in the dark horizontally was as good as it was vertically well done, kelli
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Date: 2/1/2021 3:00:00 PM
:)
Date: 4/16/2019 12:31:00 AM
This is so good, the title it own made me think about my ex's.
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Date: 4/18/2019 9:31:00 PM
Thank you so much -ps
Date: 2/19/2019 12:58:00 AM
This is lovely sentiment! Made me feel sad! Just give me the time of day already, the pleading! Love it!
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Date: 4/18/2019 9:31:00 PM
Thank you Sherilynn :). -ps
Date: 2/14/2019 7:32:00 PM
Love it! great poem.....
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Date: 2/14/2019 9:26:00 PM
O good! I’m glad you liked it Timothy.
Date: 2/12/2019 9:10:00 AM
Hi,P.S. AWTRY , I am a translator about poem from china. Can We Be Strangers is A beautiful poem, l love it .and to translate into Chinese.
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Date: 2/13/2019 11:04:00 PM
http://blog.sina.com.cn/s/blog_181391e090102z4if.html
Date: 2/5/2019 7:07:00 AM
A beautiful poem. Love the profound ending. Regards .Mpho Kgaswane.
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Date: 2/5/2019 8:53:00 AM
Thank you Mpho. I am glad you liked it.
Date: 2/5/2019 1:19:00 AM
Excellent P.S.! Congratulations on your number 2 spot! : )
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Date: 2/5/2019 7:00:00 AM
Thank you, Connie :)
Date: 1/31/2019 6:09:00 PM
Hello P.S. Awtry, I do hope you win the contest. The two of you should be strangers. Because starting over did no work out. Have a nice evening my friend.
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Date: 1/31/2019 6:28:00 PM
Thank you Darlene. :)
Date: 1/30/2019 9:50:00 AM
Congrats, in th end we are all strangers.
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Date: 1/30/2019 10:25:00 AM
Yes, I think you are right. Thank you for the visit and comment :)
Date: 1/29/2019 3:54:00 PM
Very well written!
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Date: 1/29/2019 4:13:00 PM
Thank you Valerie :)
Date: 1/28/2019 6:01:00 PM
You have the gift of saying so much, with only a few words! I wish I could do that! I always love your work, and this is one of my favorites! Congratulations!
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Date: 1/28/2019 9:21:00 PM
You are so kind. Thank you Andrew :)
Date: 1/28/2019 5:58:00 PM
WAY TO GO P.S. great Job my friend!!
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Date: 1/28/2019 9:20:00 PM
Thank you Bobby :)
Date: 1/28/2019 4:36:00 PM
I appreciate the depth of your poem, PS. Well penned. Congrats on your podium finish.
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Date: 1/28/2019 9:19:00 PM
Thank you, Line! I am delighted to have placed in your contest :)
Date: 1/23/2019 1:34:00 PM
How brilliantly you have penned this poem P.S. Your poetic talent is truly visible! To forgive, how very human. Well done. Poetry hugs, Jennifer.
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Date: 1/23/2019 1:43:00 PM
Thank you very much Jennifer for your gracious words. :)
Date: 1/22/2019 10:17:00 PM
This is a small masterpiece of poetic art, P.S. It’s cool poignant honesty and sublime acceptance touches the heart and delights the mind. As you see I am very impressed
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Date: 1/23/2019 1:57:00 AM
My reply below did not convey how very flattered I am by your generous compliment. I realize that you could not see my huge grin and the way my fingers happy danced as I typed... I very much appreciate your thoughtful and very kind words.
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Date: 1/22/2019 10:28:00 PM
Thank you so much. I am glad that you liked it :)
Date: 1/22/2019 5:58:00 PM
Congratulations for your win :)
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Date: 1/22/2019 6:01:00 PM
Thank you, so much Heidi :)
Date: 1/19/2019 9:08:00 PM
Wow! So poignant, and resonates so well with me (and many others, I imagine). Count me all-in on this one. A FAVE for me! :) gw
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Date: 1/19/2019 9:32:00 PM
Oh thank you dear Gershon for your comments and for the fave :)
Date: 1/15/2019 11:55:00 PM
I really love this, I HOPE YOU WIN! (You have my vote, even though that doesn't count) Love it! 'include my wretched name in your whispered prayers for all humanity' Your piece has truly captured the vulnerability and humanity of Marina.
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Date: 1/16/2019 12:11:00 PM
Your vote counts! These comments are really the reason we post here. To know people "get" what we're saying. Thank you so much :)
Date: 1/15/2019 6:50:00 PM
Well written, PS good luck in Line's contest!
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Date: 1/15/2019 7:24:00 PM
Thank you, Wren for stopping by and thank you for the luck! :)
Date: 1/15/2019 1:26:00 PM
What a lovely message about starting over, letting go of the hurt, finding a way to forgive, I love this!
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Date: 1/15/2019 1:39:00 PM
Thank you, Michelle for the feedback. I am glad you liked it :)