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REAL LOVE

She was stranger
A rebel in disguise
A shimmering apparition
Lone silhouette draped in white satin
Against a fireball sky
When the wind blew
A vision
Stood motionless
She never batted an eye
Then, slowly turned
And peered in my direction
Seeming to give me a sign
I threw her a kiss
As if to answer
But, it passed her right by
One stride
Out of the fires
Leather boots to her thighs
She summoned me forward
By curl of a finger
In seconds I stood at her side
Her breathe
On my skin
Hotter than the Fourth of July
I feel her heat
Through my body
Ready to ignite
“Honey, Wake up and turn off that blasted TV”!!
Then, it was over
She rode out of sight
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A fortyish native born all American man. Married twice and for the last time. I have four children; Three daughters and one son that are all over the age of eighteen. I also have two grandchildren; one three years old and one nine months old. Inspired by God, tragedy, life's experiences and then a fairy tale love. I never intentionally set out to write poetry, but "She" inspired me. "She" meaning the love of my life. That love is a passion that after thirteen years still grows stronger each and every day. It eventually had to be put into writing. As I wrote poetry to her, she encouraged me to approach other subjects. Doing so brought me to discover that poetry could wash away the bitter tastes of life (suicide, cancer, and divorce) that were still living like demons inside me. So when poetic therapy brought those impish fiends to a stalemate, I began to experiment more. Creating fictional characters and situations within my works. The support of this online community has inspired me even further to continue to hone my writing skills giving the readers the best that I can offer. Thanks to all you out there in Lulu land. more…

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