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Her fingers long, soft-tipped
stroking his upper back
softly squeezing his

She kneads the nape of his neck
caressing the cup of his ear
trailing his five
o'clock shadow

She does not
will not
how deeply
I am moved

His palm slides absently
from the small of her
over the swell of her
softly patting the upper
reaches of her

He does not
will not
how my hand
similar voyages

They are each young enough
to have a future
While my years reflect
excessive past
In sleep they
dream sweetly
My nightmares
rage bitterly
Their hormones leap
and release
While my mourn
and remember
They look at me
never knowing
That I look at them
with envy
as they move
to life
While I to the
great perhaps

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Reviewed by Birdie Houston
Excellent writing
Reviewed by June Thompson
ah yes... this was fantastic. Excellent relay of memories in this one. Thank you.
Reviewed by richard poor
i felt this...very good.
Reviewed by Victor Jensen
Ah! You stir my memories with this. - Vic
Reviewed by Mari Laureano (Reader)
"He capers nimbly in a lady's chamber To the lascivious pleasing of a lute"---Shakespere. lyrics driven by lust...well wrought, Poet **Mari**
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
wow!!!!!!! got make minds move
Reviewed by Katy Walsvik
Roger, this is stunning in its passion, its longing and its painful beauty. But those of us who daydream know passion and pleasure too..perhaps new memories, new dreams. The future belongs to us all. katy.
Reviewed by Tien Avielle (Reader)
Roger - YOU are TIMELESS - we had our day and have our memories ...
and our fantasies to keep our hearts beating strong.
Reviewed by Ed Lupinacci (Reader)
I watch and read from a far as the story is told, and relish in its form and power
Reviewed by The Voice (Reader)
Great write!

The Voice
Reviewed by The Voice (Reader)
a masterpiece of subtlety and sorrow 10++++
Reviewed by Cathy Montgomery (Reader)
Powerfully written--the yearning, acutely piercing the heart...
Reviewed by Linda Hill
Such longing, my friend..
Wistful and poignant...
Reviewed by Marilyn Seray
this was fantastic Roger. so much depth, so much need and wanting.
Reviewed by Leysa Lowery
Well written ... so very well written.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
wow, roger! super write! love, your friend, karen lynn. ((((HUGS)))) :)
Reviewed by Ashley Tabor
I feel for you guys, you hit your prime so young, and we women start so late. Messed up isnt it? lol
Reviewed by E T Waldron
deeply moving piece...I really felt this, great descriptive work...cheers;-)
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader)
This is wonderful work, Roger.
Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader)
Your hormones mourn too? What a pill.
Reviewed by Josephine Bohen
roger this is great forget the ten this is isis awesome. such poignant longing. lovely

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