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Christmas Eve With My Sweetheart

My darling, my dearest, my loving man – it is a perfect fire you have going, the atmosphere is Christmas-cheer glowing. I delight in you, me and our cider brew in this, our own romantic freedom sphere. Your presence, talk and kisses are my heaven. I love you calling me sweetheart, always have – I wish your voice were something I could grab, plus, your embrace, that neither would diminish. It could be my blessing, come wrapped as present. Yes, you’re right, sure, we’ll always be together … sipping cider, sharing life’s joys and rifts. Our love has lent richness to five Christmas’ times and still your presence brings me joy undefined. More cider? … Bit sleepy? – I’ll tuck this pillow. Drink … there, that’s it … so, I’ve had you shadowed, that is, you and the she you never tried to quit. Fear? … Quite right, this year, I got you arsenic. ... CayCay November 16, 2018

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Date: 12/5/2018 8:37:00 PM
Hello Cay Cay, the ending I was not expecting. Wow! I do not blame you. have a nice evening my friend.
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Date: 11/30/2018 10:31:00 PM
My friend..how fortunate I am to be a reader of such epic poetry. PROLIFIC POET. Never knuckle under keep me in amazement. 40 is the new number 1.
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CayCay Jennings
Date: 11/30/2018 10:46:00 PM
You just made me high on pure poetry validation adrenaline and I cannot think of single expression of thanks adequate enough for what you've given me ... the intangible sits a bit with me now - I am grateful, love the buzz
Date: 11/23/2018 12:39:00 PM
Wow, CayCay, I thought this was such a romantic verse right up to the last few lines...that caught me by surprise. An unexpectedly humorous ending. Best of luck in the contest. Hope you had a good thanksgiving. John
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Date: 11/21/2018 11:30:00 PM
Lol....cider sweet and then bitter surprise. I loved your ending CayCay! I have seen actual cases like this where the guy has no clue. Fantastic entry! ; ) Happy Thanksgiving my dear friend! xxoo
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Date: 11/18/2018 7:42:00 PM
So the contest asks for a twist?? I just saw you down below mentioning that to someone!!!
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Date: 11/18/2018 7:41:00 PM
oh my, You really had me going there. i thought it was about Tim. Well, let's hope not, or he is in real trouble. hahaha. Awesome twist!!
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Date: 11/18/2018 3:33:00 PM
Oh just love that cutting end, wonderful poetry, Bathos would be proud of you...
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Date: 11/18/2018 2:53:00 PM
Hi Cay Cay, this is an excellent write. I was sailing along on the breath of such love and then the boat sank. I didn't see that coming. A most creative write. It reminded me of the last time I drank cider. I ended up going down a flight of stairs. If nothing else, it was a good laugh for those present. I enjoyed the ride my friend. A fave. have a wonderful end to your Sunday. Hugs....Mike. XX
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Date: 11/18/2018 11:43:00 AM
Excellent, CayCay! You wowed me with romantic words and cider...and then flipped me over to taste a bitter end! This goes to my faves. Regards // paul
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Date: 11/18/2018 1:00:00 AM
oh my CayCay this is a fav, I loved the twist!
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Date: 11/17/2018 8:57:00 AM
Quite a festive poem you wrote CayCay..you had me going in rhythm of the celebration..but then that ending was quite a turn. Best for a win.
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CayCay Jennings
Date: 11/17/2018 7:57:00 PM
A big turn, creatively initiated was my goal. Such can really change a reader's facial expression, huh? Enjoyed your comments, and I thank you. Poetry hugs ... CayCay
Date: 11/17/2018 6:06:00 AM
I'll have my cider without a twist pleases, you were making feel all Christmas-y and wanting it to come early, till the last line, now I'm not sure.........
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CayCay Jennings
Date: 11/17/2018 6:43:00 AM
The arsenic in your cider has probably created a confusion problem. Don't worry - it won't last. Thanks for visiting ... CayCay
Date: 11/16/2018 9:34:00 PM
Excellent entry CayCay...your writing is true to the bone...love it...now I'm going to have some apple cider lol...ready for a win...love & cider sipping...^WW^
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CayCay Jennings
Date: 11/17/2018 6:45:00 AM
Love you loving it and visiting. I have not reached a 'state of ready' for Fall yet, much less Christmas and its poison, I mean, ciders! Thank you ... CayCay
Date: 11/16/2018 9:05:00 PM
The sweetest moments are the most tenuous, I suppose. Very mischievous, a nice bit of tongue in cheek menace. Nicely crafted piece.
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CayCay Jennings
Date: 11/16/2018 9:12:00 PM
I had finished the poem for the contest, THEN realized the description called for a twist, so, yes .. I had to put on my mischievous hat (which I keep very close) and make revisions. Thanks for visiting ... CayCay
Date: 11/16/2018 9:03:00 PM
Lol! Awesome piece CayCay, enjoyed! xomo
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CayCay Jennings
Date: 11/16/2018 9:11:00 PM
Are you laughing at murder? I'm so darn glad that you are! Thanks for coming around and commenting, I appreciate it. Poetry hugs ... CayCay
Date: 11/16/2018 7:28:00 PM
Sounds like your life has turned to happy moments .. Christmas Cheers sweet lady
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Eve Roper
Date: 11/17/2018 10:50:00 PM
I did read it I just didn't get the humor , but like my husband always said it takes me a few days to get anything :)
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CayCay Jennings
Date: 11/16/2018 7:50:00 PM
Eve, I'm laughing because I don't think you made it to the last stanza - you'll see why it is indeed happy. Please do check it out so you can laugh with me - that's always good. Be blessed, dear heart ... CayCay
Date: 11/16/2018 7:06:00 PM
Wow, now that’s a real twist at the end! Things were going along so nicely, too! I really enjoyed this poem, CayCay! Good luck in the contest. :)
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CayCay Jennings
Date: 11/16/2018 7:26:00 PM
Thank you so much for such positive feedback. You're the first to comment and you gave me breathing room - I appreciate that. Take good care ... CayCay