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Absence Makes The Heart...



Your absence hurts me
Like a persistent toothache
Or a pair of too-tight shoes.....
But, worse, your hard face
When finally we meet
Leaves me panicked, gasping --
A doomed and thrashing swimmer
Drowning in your indifference.
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Submitted on May 01, 2011

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A word lover who enjoys beautiful poetry of all genres and responds with admiration to fresh and felicitous phrases. [Retired manufacturing/production control mgr./marketing manager/financial analyst. USAF veteran; lived in US, Mexico, Germany, Turkey.] more…

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