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Rutledge Falls in Love



What a night!
I fell in love four times
And gave in twice.
Blame it on the incense, your persistence,
And the wine
Or another force not listed:
The constellations realigned
I watched you measure me.
Did my moonlit eyes arouse you?
Did light show thru my dress?
Perhaps it was my sultry walk
Or the ease of my undress.
Perhaps my need aroused you.
You fumbled with your zipper
Did I say something blunt?
You stumbled on the rug,
Then collapsed upon me.
Such a gallant start
To captivate completely
And take away my heart.
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Submitted on May 01, 2011

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