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This was a first love. Many moons ago. ( lol ) Sometimes it just doesn't work out. This is short and sweet just as our relationship was.

I thought of her today.
That wanton smile
crashes through my subtleness,
with memories forbidden.

I gave her my heart.
Tore it from its cavity and
handed over without question...
She needed more.

Words were not enough.
She wanted commitment.
Now and forever...
The rush faded quickly.

Ultimatums, she gave many.
I accepted none.
Farewell my sweet,
A first love.

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Reviewed by Sheila Roy
A very tender write, Paul. Thank you for sharing this! Love and Hugs~
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
sad in a way!!!
Reviewed by Trish - The Trickster
A wonderful, touching write.
Reviewed by Trixie Love
Hi Paul,
I remember my fist
puppy love...
Nothing like my first
true love... :)

Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie
ah...First love,..will never fade or forget...How beautiful this was,

Reviewed by Josephine Bohen
silly girl
Reviewed by Leysa Lowery
I remember my first love, too. I didn't ask for commitment, just the exclusivity he required of me. Ah, but I loved him so, as you said, many moons ago. Thank you for reminding me of him with your poem!
Reviewed by Debby Rosenberg
commitment - if she wanted more than your heart -she was more like possessive....*smile*
Reviewed by Maria Lupinacci
I remember my first love too, and this made me smile, he did not want to commit either,or maybe it was me who wouldn't! <smiles> Now I am glad we didn't! lol! Funny how that happens! I agree with LaBelle, you are a romantic!

Reviewed by E T Waldron
Beautiful write Paul... with some there is never enough of did right;-)
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader)
Sounds very high maintenence...lucky you moved'd still be giving and nothing coming back. [smiles] well done.
Reviewed by Christine Morell
You never forget that first one...excellent writing Paul.
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Don't you just adore love though Paul? It is divine....and so are your words...Ty, Dani
Reviewed by Tony Nerone
Good Morning, Paul
My first love was a movie star. Betty Grable....LOL

Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader)
Better to have loved and left.
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader)
What a romantic you are, you have never forgotten or stopped being touched by that first love.
Reviewed by Erin Kelly-Moen
How lovely, Paul, she will probably never know you wrote this, sad, in a way. Happy Spring day to you, my friend. :)
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya
Good write!!!
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