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 Category:  Romance Poetry
  Posted: February 14, 2017      Views: 100

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I AM an author, salesman, optimist, dreamer: May the four always cohabit & produce wondrous progeny. In the swirling pool of life, I'm an unflushable floater.

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"Chocolates" by Jay Squires
       

       CHOCOLATES


Cherish me, that’s all I ask you, all I need, she said.
Hold me now the way you used to, in and out of bed.
Oh, that and that alone, this Valentine’s Day, I crave.
 
Chocolates instead: a box of cremes and chews I gave.
 
On our honeymoon, remember, she asked, the promises you made?
Love, you said, would dog our heels; a debt to life be paid.
 
A debt to life: did I say that? Be fully paid, receipted?
That Love is something owed? And not be paid, defeated?
 
Easier, she said (and sighed), if Love our heels had truly dogged.
So Love’s Ideals and Chocolates, not in your mind be fogged.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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