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What Is Love, What Is Sex?
by P. S. Michaels

Friday, October 24, 2003
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This is the callous truth about love and sex.

What is love?
It is not sex.
They can exist together
Or subsist alone.

What is sex?
It is not love.
They can exist separate
Or subsist together. 

What is love?
It is gift from above.
Given freely,
By all that possesses faith. 

What is sex?
It is a gift from above.
Given freely,
By One that possesses compassion.

What is love?
It is caring for others
Given freely
Without lust or selfishness.

What is sex?
It is a gift from above.
Given freely
Without love, itís callousness. 

What are love and sex?
Why do we confuse them?
Both give comfort,
When we are needy.

If Godís love was more known
His comfort could be found
In our faith
And we would not forsake Him.

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Reviewed by Donni De-Ville 12/3/2003
I think that the difference between love and sex, especially within a partnership, is unconditional love. Wanting the person you love to be happy EVEN if it means, without you. There are so many varying degrees to love, and once given, how can it be taken back? At the time it was given freely. Circumstances change, but that particular moment still remains in time somewhere.
Sex is basic and a great bonus, but love remains and can grow into a thing far superior.
All the benefits of love can outweigh all the benefits of sex. To grow old with a person you love, 'love' is what makes the closeness prevail!
Reviewed by serenety L 10/31/2003
Wise words. You are so right with this statement why we often mix them up. See love where there is only physical attraction.
Love the way you wrote the key words / using different fonts and colors.
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 10/27/2003
Interesting write....Well done!!!!
Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper 10/27/2003
Most interesting and expressive. I strongly seperate the two because sex will die down but if you love someone that love will live on. Take older people for example, sooner or later age catches up but love never dies until death do us apart. joys G
Reviewed by Dale Clark 10/26/2003
So true! I think you've got it nailed
down. Love is the one thing that can
never be taken for granted.
Reviewed by Taylor Trenton (Reader) 10/25/2003
Love the colored font and your poem.
Reviewed by No Longer Member (Reader) 10/25/2003 just to trump you I have one from last spring that is titled Sex is Fire and Love flickers like a match.
Reviewed by Victoria Noxon 10/24/2003
Beautiful !
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 10/24/2003
Profound write!
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 10/24/2003
Inspiring and beautiful write, Patricia.

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