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Go hard go soft

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More interesting the way you wrestle never meaning hurt.. flirting.., with a skillfull mind and matching tongue. Twice as agile your swift feet, gleeful toes, play like little lady fingers, jabbing, bobbing and weaving in the morning sun. What a change I witness when the gloves come off colors raised in stormy impassioned eyes. So many dimensions, when you go hard.. even more uncovered.. when you go soft. Light coral shaded lips, paler still long neck, brimming in fire. how the veins sing to me.. though quietly now, grow insistent. Getting close, like a creature not used to light. A waterfall effect lost in finest peach hair fields, many curves and valleys explored in mosquito nets of night. Endlessly curious to know, what a fighter wants.. what a fighter needs, in love. Return now from the ropes to knock me off. My eyes anxiously await a detente when yours turn soft.

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Date: 7/25/2021 3:36:00 PM
Wow. Brilliant!
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Date: 8/3/2021 8:43:00 PM
Tara, Hello niece. You still owe me a poem. -Richard
Date: 7/20/2021 2:17:00 PM
Pure elegance!
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Date: 7/22/2021 9:02:00 AM
Hello Franci, Thank you for that 'elegant' comment. -Richard
Date: 7/20/2021 8:40:00 AM
You, my friend, create magical verse! Pangie XXOO
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Date: 7/22/2021 9:01:00 AM
Panagiota, Thanks. Just maybe.., light coral shade will shine through all darkness. -Richard
Date: 7/13/2021 10:01:00 AM
I love your last verse Richard as you eyes eagerly await the easing off of a hostility in her and thus a softening towards you. Breathtaking poetic skill! Hugs and blessings, Jennifer.
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Date: 7/13/2021 8:20:00 PM
Hello Jennifer, Thanks for the comment, I always remain a consummate searcher, always curious and open to new ideas. 'Life is very short, and there's no time ~ For fussing and fighting, my friend' -The Beatles
Date: 7/13/2021 9:41:00 AM
Your words dance and entwine - the passion is evident. Great work, Richard.
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Date: 7/13/2021 8:12:00 PM
Suzette, Thank you for that. Some still have high hopes of leveling the playing field. -Richard
Date: 7/9/2021 8:36:00 PM
Sheer Poetry...
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Date: 7/11/2021 10:46:00 AM
Hello Shirley, These two words tickled my ego in all the right places. -Richard
Date: 7/9/2021 2:54:00 PM
You captured the moment with perfect subtlety. I like the accompanying music. Well done Rich. I was hoping to hear you recite your poem. ;0)
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Date: 7/11/2021 10:45:00 AM
Thanks for this comment Richard, glad you like the classics too. QtR recite a poem? Nevermore. -Richard
Date: 7/8/2021 5:29:00 PM
0hhh Richard this stole my heart with your beautiful poetic words. I have read it several times and each time I get something different... coupled with my favorite Burt Bacharach song this is indeed a Fav for me. I saw Burt a couple of years ago when he came to the UK and at the time he was 90 and still a wonderful entertainer. Kindest thoughts Ann xx
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Date: 7/9/2021 11:52:00 PM
Dear Ann, My heart desperately tries to understand too, so thank you. -Richard
Date: 7/7/2021 11:49:00 AM
Cool reply you made to my comment down here!
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Date: 7/7/2021 9:40:00 PM
Andrea, So much in our dreams. Who cares what our reality brings. Great inspiration found from poet's hearts shared that bind the Soup. -Richard
Date: 7/6/2021 7:15:00 PM
Yes, love starts 'in the ring' so to speak, and may (even today) commence with a ring. Lovely penned, Richard. :) gw
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Date: 7/7/2021 9:34:00 PM
Gershon, Thank, perhaps there's a promise to be found in both. -Richard
Date: 7/6/2021 4:16:00 PM
I love everything about this gorgeous poem-the wonderful images it conjures, the title and the beautiful music selection. This is a Fave. :)
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Date: 7/7/2021 9:32:00 PM
Hello Evelyn, Thanks, glad you liked the words and song. Music can reach our emotions every so often. -Richard
Date: 7/6/2021 11:48:00 AM
This is soothing and beautifully written Richard. Well done. I hope you are having a nice day :)
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Date: 7/7/2021 9:27:00 PM
Hello Heidi, Thank you, it was a good day to write. -Richard
Date: 7/6/2021 10:23:00 AM
Such a beautiful verse...each word dancing perfectly to the tune of love... Very creative Richard.. Enjoyed reading... God bless... ~ Ani
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Date: 7/7/2021 9:26:00 PM
Hello Anitha, I thank you for this. A day in poetry should be one enjoyed. -Richard
Date: 7/5/2021 11:51:00 PM
oh my gosh, such amazing free verse imagery. Wish I could write more like this. Love it. FAVE
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Date: 7/6/2021 5:56:00 PM
Andrea, Thanks for the Fave, I loved 'oh my gosh'. Heh, what if I told you I stole it from you., erasing if from a dream? -Richard
Date: 7/5/2021 9:59:00 AM
I liked the entire package. Beautifully done.
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Date: 7/5/2021 6:26:00 PM
Pashang, Well that comment deserves my thanks. Thank you. -Richard
Date: 7/4/2021 3:40:00 PM
What a wonderful waltzing write tuned to fine musical words! A special poem you wrote, Richard.
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Date: 7/5/2021 9:29:00 AM
Hello Vijay, Thank you for the read and comment for my poem. What can I say, I love the classics. A hopeless romantic with a (apparent) foot fetish. -Richard
Date: 7/4/2021 1:16:00 PM
Richard, Mesmerizing in its dance. I love in finest peach hair fields, many curves and valleys explored in mosquito nets of night. Yes love the title as well. All the best, Susan :)
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Date: 7/4/2021 7:42:00 PM
Hello Susan, Thank you, so good to hear from you. This comment just may've topped off my 4th of July. The title and poem; just a funny trick of the light. -Richard
Date: 7/4/2021 10:04:00 AM
wow, wordy and beautiful, both strong and soft, a perfect blend to a lovely poetic masterpiece, Well done Richard.
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Date: 7/4/2021 10:48:00 AM
Mystic Rose Rose, Thank you for this comment, loved 'wow, wordy and beautiful'. Writing from out of bounds, I put myself in a timeout. Happy 4th of July. -Richard
Date: 7/2/2021 5:22:00 PM
Love is a battlefield. I think that was a song from the 70's? Very entertaining my friend. You've captured the dance of love perfectly.
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Date: 7/3/2021 1:57:00 PM
Hello David, Thanks for that Pat Benatar reference. 'We are strong ~ No one can tell us we're wrong ~ Searching our hearts for so long ~ Both of us knowing... Love is a battlefield'. -Richard