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Late the music played in the smoky air in our noir Bogey and Bacall vignette, and hands that brushed your dark cinnamon hair held a glass of Red and a cigarette. Your skin smelt of aloes and ambergris, soft rubicund lips shone like hot baked coals; and what covet it was those lips to kiss, to feel and touch the flesh and depth of souls. I saw I was a moth unto her flame, that one day perchance she would be my bride, and prayed in her sweet dreams I fare the same - so this my true heart to yours must confide. If you should need me just whistle real slow - you just put your lips together and...blow! April 2013 For Les

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Date: 4/5/2021 12:21:00 PM
Nicely written. I can see why Brian chose this one as a winner in his contest.
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Date: 4/5/2020 9:55:00 PM
So romantic Keith - hope springs eternal! Love the refernce to Bacall! Congratulations.
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Date: 7/17/2019 9:46:00 PM
Puckering my lips now!!! Real slow, yes here I go- almost there. And Blow!!! Such a Sweet Sonnet. This is so beautiful and Romantic, for the one you Love. Congratulations Keith, on this win. :) Brandy
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Date: 12/5/2017 8:09:00 PM
Congratulations Keith on your fine win with your lovely sonnet filled with beautiful imagery. ~Susan
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Date: 12/4/2017 7:31:00 PM
Congratulations, Keith,on your win. Love the old and the verse "just put your lips together and...blow!" . Hugs Eve ~`*
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Date: 12/4/2017 6:44:00 AM
beautiful sonnet dear Keith, thank you and congrats :)
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Date: 11/3/2017 11:05:00 AM
Wonderful poem Keith, enjoyed it, brings back memories, I never read these older poems so glad you entered it in the contest, congrats on your win!
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Date: 5/18/2017 7:04:00 PM
Wow! I love this. What a great poem. I'm so glad I read it and now it's a fav for sure, Keith. And, congratulations on your placement in the contest.
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Date: 5/16/2017 7:15:00 AM
Congrats on your win, Keith. Great allusion to the film.
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Date: 7/11/2015 7:43:00 AM
Congrats on your win!
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Date: 7/11/2015 1:56:00 AM
nice win
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Date: 7/10/2015 1:20:00 AM
Keith Congratulations, on your awesome win. SKAT
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Date: 5/7/2015 9:26:00 PM
Keith, your poem is image- and message-rich, and emotionally powerful as well. Moreover, it expanded my vocabulary. Congratulations on a well-deserved win.
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Date: 3/21/2015 4:59:00 PM
Keith:) Thank you so much for the reply. That was nice of you to comment my comment. ((Regarding the reply you left in my comment box)) Always ~LINDA~
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Date: 9/6/2014 10:57:00 AM
Great one, Keith. A pleasure to read.
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Date: 9/6/2014 5:29:00 AM
Well crafted sonnet, congrats on the win, keith.
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Date: 9/6/2014 12:14:00 AM
Very nicely done. Congrats on your win. A very romantic sonnet indeed.
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Date: 9/5/2014 7:12:00 PM
Wow, That was so enjoyable to read! It took me to an image that was erotic, exotic and very sophicatedly entertaining. Felt like I went back in time with this, So very well done I'm adding it to my favs I just dig it babe!
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Date: 9/5/2014 5:30:00 PM
Congratulations, KEITH, 'thank you for supporting my contest... Stop by my latest blog, if you'd like... Sending hugs to all. <3 LINDA
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