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I REALLY SHOULD'A READ THE FINE PRINT Contest Sponsor: John Lawless Looking through old photographs with stacks of papers, Reading long lost love affair letters from my sweet, If only I could’ve been strong enough to save her, For she is my soul saving wonder who made me complete. No longer will she be a versifier inside my heart...her words saved me countless times and now she is gone, and so are her journals. When the cancer came we were utterly shocked. She was so healthy and happy and we made a marvelous life together in a span of over twenty years. She had suffered through treatments and died while trying to survive. It was too late…she was gone and she took her love letters with her… Piles of paperwork and days full of sorrow; I just couldn’t live without her. My essence died with her and my existence shattered. I found our wedding certificate and started weeping. Vows sworn under oath and a matrimonial kiss shared on the alter. For we were finally bound together through sickness and health. I stopped and read the certificate. On the day of our wedding, nowhere did I see it stated if one shall die the other must move on. If only I had read this before. If only I had known what I was getting myself into. I slowly read the fine print… “When two souls are united as one, if one shall pass away the other must keep living a life of dreams in honor of the harmony of their sworn commitment.” Looking through old photographs with stacks of papers, I saw the affirmation of the sacred vows between best friends, she is now gone as I struggle to move on and be greater, But the fine print never mattered…I’d marry her all over again… Date Written: April 18, 2016

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Date: 5/1/2016 7:15:00 AM
Simply mind blowing Laura:) Loved reading this soul touching write:) A 7:) Congratulations on your well deserved win:)
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Date: 4/30/2016 8:37:00 AM
Well done Laura.
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Lu Loo
Date: 4/30/2016 1:12:00 PM
thank you Jean :)-luloo
Date: 4/29/2016 3:00:00 PM
Sad, emotional and so well written, Luloo. Congratulations on your fine placement on the podium! Hugs, Sandra
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Date: 4/29/2016 4:54:00 PM
thank you Sandra, you sweet lady! :)-luloo
Date: 4/29/2016 8:10:00 AM
Touches a chord somewhere,beautiful Laura!
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Date: 4/29/2016 10:43:00 AM
thank you Sara :)-luloo
Date: 4/29/2016 7:01:00 AM
very sad take on the theme LuLoo I feel quite emotional reading this - many congrats on your win:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 4/29/2016 7:40:00 AM
thank you very much lady Jan :)-luloo
Date: 4/29/2016 6:31:00 AM
Deep feelings, wonderfully presented, congratulations LuLoo...
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Date: 4/29/2016 7:39:00 AM
many thanks sweet Charlie :)-luloo
Date: 4/29/2016 12:10:00 AM
This is a very deep and beautiful poem laura! Congrats on your placement!!
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Date: 4/29/2016 7:38:00 AM
thank you Brian for all your kind words as always! :)-luloo
Date: 4/28/2016 11:13:00 PM
Agree with John's comment. A fine poem indeed. Congrats on your win, Laura.
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Date: 4/29/2016 7:38:00 AM
many thanks Karam :)-luloo
Date: 4/28/2016 8:49:00 PM
Laura, this one called me back several times to re-read. The broken pattern of the verse took a few reads to catch the intent and tenor. Thanks for participating in the contest.
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Date: 4/29/2016 7:37:00 AM
thank you John for my placement! I am honored, many thanks :)-luloo
Date: 4/19/2016 4:04:00 PM
what a VERY creative take on this contest idea. Wow, I am impressed, Laura. I doubt I will win with my tiny poem next to one like this.
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Date: 4/19/2016 4:18:00 PM
thanks Andrea, and stop, you write beautifully and everyone know it...have a blessed night lady :)-luloo
Date: 4/18/2016 3:20:00 PM
when it come to real affection, there;s no need to read the fine print, lou... so beautiful!..huggs
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Date: 4/18/2016 6:26:00 PM
thank you Nette :)-luloo