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A New Beginning
by Richard Lee King

Friday, February 18, 2011
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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This is one from the archives, from those days before I met my sweetie. In fact, this encounter might be the catalyst that awakened me and prompted me to seek out my sweetie.


She was a northern girl,
down for just a short stay.
He lived there,,,,
but, they were both ready to play.
She was younger than him,
but, he’d been with younger.
She had great passion,
and he,,,, a burning hunger.
“What happens in Mexico,
stays in Mexico,” says she.
“My name’s Jose” he says,
“would you take a ride with me?”
She carried a burden.
He had lived beyond his.
She wasn’t ready for him,
not everyone is.
They connected it seemed,
of course, they were both beyond ready.
If it had have been 30 years earlier
he’d have asked her to go steady.
She left him there,
after some passionate kisses,
knowing now what it was,
that his lonely life misses.
He had fantasized about her,
in his house all alone.
He wished she’d come back,
turn his house into a home.
Life still could be fun,
he was now convinced.
He now looks for someone
who’ll turn him into her prince.


© Copyright 2011 Richard Lee King,Author of:
A Pursuit of Life & The Price of Freedom


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Reviewed by Joy Hale 5/5/2011

A wonderful exploration of the heart and the soul of a man and a woman, a love story that many can relate to. A good read and well penned. A new fan, Joy L. Hale
Reviewed by Chip Bergeron 2/20/2011
Jose can you see???

Chip Bergeron
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 2/19/2011
love the write!
Reviewed by Donna Chandler 2/19/2011
Cute picture and the 'introduction' makes your well-written verses even more meaningful to me. Your catalyst = my treasure.


Reviewed by John Flanagan 2/19/2011
Another fine work from you, Richard,
with joy, true experience and enduring love.

Reviewed by Morgan Merriweather 2/18/2011
no more frog kissing for either....happily ever after! great write. Morgan
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 2/18/2011
I like this Richard, it would make a nice beginning.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Don Juan Amante 2/18/2011
a wonderful story of love
Reviewed by Patrick Granfors 2/18/2011
I think catalyst is the perfect operative here, along with fate, fortune,humility and a little bit of introspect. Patrick
Reviewed by Felix Perry 2/18/2011
Yep,think we all had at least one of these times in our lifes but you sure captured the feelings well.
Reviewed by John Bidwell 2/18/2011
Beautiful passionate write.
So glad you have a sweetie!

Reviewed by TONY NERONE 2/18/2011
Very fine writing, Sir. An easy flow of words and reason. Outstanding!
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 2/18/2011
Sweet sentiments, Richard; and I a so glad it all worked out for you both. Love and best wishes,


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