Poetry: Real Time (Almost) Volume 5

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Take hold of me, one more time
Show me your sand dunes and your beaches
Run with me to the edge of your sea
Help me to feel the water wash over my toes
Wade with me where salt water brushes our thighs

Take…

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Poetry: Real Time (Almost) Volume 5

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Oh last October
Why did I not seek you out
Why didn’t I send a card
Or better still write and post a letter

Why not make the telephone call
Or issue another kind of invitation
The younger man had so much more resolve
Yet ever so…

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Poetry: Real Time (Almost) Volume 5

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Do I love you
Or do I love Willie Nelson
Oh yes, I sure do love you
But hey, what about Kris Kristofferson

Do I love you
Or do I love those troubadours more so
Yes, oh how I love you
But we sure ain’t going where…

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Poetry: Real Time (Almost) Volume 5

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On the Gold Coast
An island vacation
A hillside with a labyrinth
Of bathing pools and villas

The young woman appeared
Whenever he appeared
She was interested in him
Or so it seemed to all around

They did not go on the boat trip
To…

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