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March 24, 2009 (a)

May 25, 2009
By despurlock DIAMOND, Morgantown, West Virginia
despurlock DIAMOND, Morgantown, West Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"The heart has its reasons which reason does not know." -Pascal, Pensees, 1670

Fifteen minutes
And I'll see your face
My favorite sight:
The longing to touch.

Fifteen years
That I have waited
Are finally in its start:
To pave the path to swell my heart.

Pause one beat,
To push back my hair.
Tilt my neck.
As your whisper brushes past my ear.

Pause the world,
To silence our peers.
Free my mind,
As your hand caresses what I have

Fifteen years.
Fifteen minutes.
Nothing in the expanse of time.
Meaningful nonetheless.
Memories to add recollection.

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on Jun. 24 2009 at 4:34 pm
Jake Sheehy BRONZE, Braintree, Massachusetts
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Heartfelt. You really meant it, and it shows.

on Jun. 1 2009 at 11:35 pm
Inkspired PLATINUM, Whitby, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"If one will scoff at the study of language, how, save in terms of language, will one scoff?" - Mario Pei
"I write for the same reason I breathe - because if I didn't, I would die." Isaac Asimov

Wonderful sentiments and emotions! You expressed them fabulously as always, although I think that maybe you should have stuck with 4 lines in the 3rd stanza. Old fashioned me, srry. Beautiful!