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Beneath the Stars

hat tip: Snow Patrol…

Dancing beneath the stars with you, Thrills my throbbing heart. My skin delights at your first touch, Such a way to start. Tingles travel down my body, Your face, eyes, and smile. I want to drink you deeply in, Let us spend a while. Moonligh…

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How?

What's the word?…

How? .Stop and start. Start and stop.Brain is locked; Ideas are blank.Words won't flow; Soul won't sing.Inadequate in everything. "She's an angel," I sayThese gross hands are just blocks.I need a fine razor,I have only an axe. She is precious and fin…

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Rocks

Let no man put asunder…

. Out in the sea,Two rocks stand joined.Leaning together,Resisting time. Pillars of strength,They stand as idols.Lovers travel far,To admire the pair. The waves crash,And the wind blows.Year after year.Together they remain. Not the mightiest ship,Not…

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Panacea

You make everything better…

.The alarm screams; awake with a sniffBones creak, and muscles stiff,Reaching to hit the snooze,But the world's in its brightest hues.Freezing water tries make me clean,Just as cold the coffee beans,A lack of milk has the cereal dry.And yet I grin in…

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Winter is coming

The seasons change no matter how much we don't want them to.…

. The days are shorter,They grow colder,They grow dimmer,A breeze from the north. Green fades to gray,Not steady each day,But slowly, inexorably,The summer will fade. I feel it in my bones.I feel it in my head.I feel it in my soul.Little to feed my h…

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The Playground

. Off we go to the playground To laugh and jump and run.  Holding your hand on the way,  Our bodies poised for fun. Dizzy from the merry-go-round,  Holding tight to your hand.  You keep me safe and grounded,  Protected from the unplanned. The teeter …

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Massage

i will take your cares away…

I approach you slowly, Laid out on the bed,All your skin exposed,And curls upon your head.I admire every line,The smile on your face,The firm muscles below skin,Awaiting my finger's trace.My heart filled with joy,Before the first caress,I think of al…

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Dave's Place Chapter 8 - Victor

I could tell Susan was tiring of the serious conversation and I wasn't the only one. Andy caught my eye, ordered another Guiness, and said, "Tell her about Victor." I got a big grin on my face and said, "That is the best idea I've heard all evening."…

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Dave's Place Chapter 7 - Kay

I texted Susan a few times, but I didn't want to scare her away so I kept it to pleasantries. She hadn't offered much of herself in the weeks she had been coming in, and I knew pushing would be a bad idea. Still, it made me smile every time I got a …

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Dave's Place Chapter 6 - Susan

"You're married?" Susan exclaimed. I felt a hole where my stomach should have been. I saw the look of shock and horror across her face. Then a pained look took over her whole body. I broke out in a cold sweat. I couldn't imagine hurting this woman an…

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Forever

I don't say the word lightly…

I said I'd love you forever, That means until the end of time.I feel the pain that wracks you,I will hold you as you cry. I cannot be upset nor mad,In spite of the times I've tried.I'm sorry when you looked up,And I wasn't by your side. You're my mu…

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Dave's Place Chapter 5 - Elaine

Chapter 5 of Dave's Place. Go back to the first one if you haven't read it!…

I met Elaine long ago. She was one of the first regulars. She caught my eye as soon as she walked through the door. It was that self assured stride with her head held high. It certainly didn't hurt that it was impossible to miss all those curves. She…

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Dave's Place Chapter 4 - Andy

Susan smiled as I began my story, "Andy spends a lot of time...." .... at the bar. Part of it is he likes the camaraderie, but the truth of the matter is he'd rather be with his family. He's the most devoted family man I know. Andy is always ready to…

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Apart

Apart but not separate…

 I see you across the canyon, Unable to hold you tight. I can't help with your distress, Try as though I might. Feeling your hurt inside me, I reach out with my mind. Trying to make you hear me. Thoughts of ours in kind. I love you more than words, A…

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Flaw

Damn you, lizard brain!…

I remember the day we created art,The surest sign I gave you my heart.Posing and kissing we took shot after shot,The caption reading my deepest thought. We hung it with care in our little room,Our symbol of love among doom and gloom,Something of us,…

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Dave's Place Chapter 3 - Susan

"That was wonderful." Susan hit me with that smile again. It made me quiver down to my core, but I didn't let her know. I think she knew anyway. "Do I get any of your story?" "Not just yet. I'd like to keep you guessing. You could tell me some of you…

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Good morning

Soft music plays,Starting new days.Slowly open eyes, Each dawn a surprise. Stretching like a cat,No linger time. Drat.Still, I smile to my core,It is you I adore. I turn to see your face,Each curve of yours I trace,Admire your soft smooth skin,Need …

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Our Story

Our story started years ago, A time, a place I'll not forget.Lost and lonely, dissatisfied.Ignorant, but looking for you. Our conversation filled my mind.Clever; witty. excited me.Awakened possibilities.Began to feel alive again. Our attraction fille…

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Charlotte Sometimes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_defwv03IfQ…

She fled. The tears tore not just from her soul, but from those who took the time to notice her escape. "How could he cut me that deeply? Preying on my insecurity, preying on my pain," she asked herself. It was a crowded throng. She had thought it wa…

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Dave's Place Chapter 2 - Janet

"Welcome to Dave's Place." Walking in was a cute latina mujer. She was about 5' 4" with curves in the right places. I was obviously interested. I could only hope she'd pick up. I try to just flirt lightly with the customers, but sometimes I can't hel…

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