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No Valentine
by Peter J Benson

Friday, February 13, 2004
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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We're stuck with each other!

NO VALENTINE


No Valentine for you , my love.
Just the same old stuff.
Sweaty socks in the laundry
And dirty dishes in the sink.
Clean the catsí hairballs
And Iíll caulk the tub.

I could take you out for dinner;
But that would include
Watching buffed people
In love for a week
Pretending forever.
We donít need that.

I held your hand last night.
You were snoring.
Iíll hold it tomorrow too.
Please wash the window.
Iíll take care of the floor
I know your back hurts.

This Valentine stumps me.
Should I love you
One day a year?
I donít think so.
Itís for youngsters.

Young, or maybe new, loves.
People with something to prove.
I have nothing. To prove.
I donít love you just today;
I love you everyday.

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Reviewed by Janet Caldwell 2/1/2005
Loving this one, are you gonna write one for 2005, or just move this to the top? ;) Loving her everyday with nothing to prove, is the best, I'd just move it.

JC xoxoxo
Reviewed by jude forese 3/2/2004
excellent! you must keep cupid busy ;)
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 2/26/2004
Smooth and beautiful!!!
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 2/24/2004
A real valentine and this is a write of realism and much beauty and meaning within. Love and peace to you, Peter. Regis
Reviewed by Ch'erie de Perrot 2/24/2004
Sorry I missed this one earlier. Sentiments are realistic, but hey I dont mind a little Red Rose once a year, or going out to dinner and playing sweethearts, breaks the monontony, but otherwise, enjoyable write Peter.

Ch'erie
Reviewed by Lisa Cannons 2/17/2004
Oh Peter! Bet Karen loved it!
Irish
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 2/14/2004
Beautiful Peter!!

Happy Valentins Day!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers 2/14/2004
These are the reflections of a true love. Thank you! Lisa
Reviewed by Lori Moore 2/14/2004
Great write.
Reviewed by Vesna Vanessa 2/13/2004
now THAT'S what I call a VALENTINE..none of that sickly sloppy romantic UNREAL stuff...Peter you LIVE a VALENTINE every day of the year!!!! Bless you..indeed your wife is fortunate to have such a loving hubby...
Vesna :)



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