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Put Your Head on My Shoulder

I went to the dance, all alone and shy I sat in the corner, I have no idea why They all seemed to be laughing and high Dancing and having good times As I sat in the corner, singing like a mime I saw her over by the exit door Tears in her eyes, sadness for sure I saw in her heart The loneliness that was mine I understood at once, this was my time To be a gentleman and do what’s right So I took her slowly into my arms I said so softly Put your head on my shoulders I held her in silence As she drained all her tears Then the song ended and I let her go She smiles so sweetly and said thank-you dear Joe Leaving me here, to dance alone I have to confess it felt very nice To consol a sweet gal Even she left me with no vice Giving it seems, is its own reward Even for the lonely, my happiness restored Bonus Stanza 1 Thirty years later, as I arrive home I kiss my love on her enticing lips Her blonde hair waves with her lovely hips I love her still, like long ago When I said so softly Put your head on my shoulder Bonus Stanza 2 A place to cry Put your head on my shoulder It doesn’t matter why Only angels need to know That you are special This is simply so Notes This idea came to me reading one of Dave Woods poems, listening to Paul Anka and a poem called “A place to cry” by Kathryn Ramirez. Three completely unrelated events into one poem. The BlueRay version has more Bonus Stanza’s and is available for the low price of 99.99 per copy, Oh and also this is just a poem, there is no love for this dark poet

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Date: 8/28/2014 10:22:00 PM
Oh I love it!
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arthur vaso
Date: 8/31/2014 6:29:00 PM
And I love that you love it! Thank you
Date: 8/24/2014 7:19:00 PM
I enjoyed reading this romantic piece again. You my friend are a closet romantic.
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arthur vaso
Date: 8/31/2014 6:28:00 PM
This is true, lately all I get to date are closets.
Date: 8/18/2014 3:57:00 PM
Such a lovely piece Arthur, so romantic and sweet. Awesome job my friend. Take care, Jess :)
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arthur vaso
Date: 8/31/2014 6:28:00 PM
Thank you Jessica!!!
Date: 7/24/2014 12:20:00 AM
I can relate to this, because I was always the wallflower, just like this lonely girl, except no one ever bothered to ask me to dance.... I really loved this beautiful poem, Arthur! It is just the perfect, classic, romantic story! Very nicely done!
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arthur vaso
Date: 8/31/2014 6:25:00 PM
Thank you, may I have the next dance?
Date: 7/23/2014 12:14:00 AM
This is a gem , a fine wine and a treasure all in golden bowl served at a great feast!!! I love this write Arthur and am adding it to my fav list for it's beauty, elegance, charm , emotion and sincerity all wrapped up in in very pretty bow. Your wife is a very, very lucky lady and I am sure she sees your talent and goodness as your words offered here so often display! BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBRAVOO!!!
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arthur vaso
Date: 7/23/2014 10:55:00 PM
You sir are way to kind, I just might have to add you to the Payroll!!!! Thanks Robert
Date: 7/22/2014 8:24:00 AM
I think any woman would be fortunate to be with a poet such as yourself Arthur. I enjoyed this piece. Did my email come through to you Arthur? I think I sent it yesterday, or was it the day before?? My days are all flowing together *lol*
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arthur vaso
Date: 7/23/2014 10:52:00 PM
Hi Richard yes I received thanks, well the person in the poem is for sure not me, I confess to my selfishness.
Date: 7/21/2014 8:26:00 AM
hahaha :D! who says arthur is that all bloody dark poet.. :D! well in here, you brought me a memory of my prom night where I went home so early as no one asked to dance with me. :D!!! this poem is a sweet one with well a happy hearmelting ending this time.. :D!
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Olive Eloisa Guillermo - Fraser
Date: 7/21/2014 8:27:00 AM
buddy please mention Dave's poem title i want to read it too.. :)
Date: 7/21/2014 5:18:00 AM
True selfless love I would say Arthur,, else u would not hv let her go as the song ended,, lovely write my dear friend //upma//
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arthur vaso
Date: 7/23/2014 10:49:00 PM
Thank you , however I am not as honorable as the poem!
Date: 7/20/2014 11:06:00 PM
Got change for a dollar....Very touching....I'll be waiting for the blue ray...cheers
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Tim Smith
Date: 7/20/2014 11:21:00 PM
Off to work now
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arthur vaso
Date: 7/20/2014 11:17:00 PM
Yes I do, but lets not forget the sales tax!!! LOL Thanks Tim, hope you had a great weekend!
Date: 7/20/2014 10:08:00 PM
Splendid, Arthur....What an inspirational write...I LOVE how she was your wife after all these years. Believe me, a woman in distress is a giving one! ;) Dark poet??? Ha...that isn't you! You are full of light, my dear. Lovely inspiration from three different people.....
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arthur vaso
Date: 7/20/2014 10:12:00 PM
Thanks Eileen, however this is just a poem, I have no wife, seems poets and wives are not a good mixture! LOL
Date: 7/20/2014 9:43:00 PM
Arthur, a true love... Beautifully written... Verlena
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arthur vaso
Date: 7/20/2014 10:12:00 PM
Thank you so much Verlena