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Your rejection
is a violent blow
to the face of my affection.
It stops the flow
of my compasssion's blood
and dries the flood
of my burning passsion.
But I will continue to feed 
this innocent attraction.
I will ontinue to breed 
this stainless love
until its muscles grow tough.

Copyright © jide badmus | Year Posted 2008


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  1. Date: 3/6/2016 6:18:00 AM

    Jide,, Enjoyed the way you expressed every line. Please keep writing, hope to see a new one from you again. LOVE LINDA
  1. Date: 1/7/2016 9:24:00 PM

    JIDE, enjoyed reading your poem... HUGS **SKAT**
  1. Date: 4/21/2009 10:53:00 AM

    Awesome poem...pls repeat 2nd stanza or need to consier it two stanza by: But I will..... whereas the comlete melody is playes solo without singing and then sing the second part...the solo melody needs to be the violin.
  1. Date: 2/27/2009 6:29:00 PM

    Jide, another great poem! I can feel your passion in this one. Thanks for reading "Uncle Sam's Sticky Fingers." Have a nice weekend, Carolyn