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Unscathed
by Nicole Lasher

Wednesday, January 25, 2006
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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Sometimes getting rejected is a good thing...

thank you for not using
the power you have over me
to play another song of tragedy
with my heart strings

thank you for keeping
a good safe distance
in this instance
to prevent future weeping

my disappointment
i will get over
i will find another
who wants a commitment

and i hope that one day
you will find
some of like mind
who only wish to play

but i'll tell you a secret
the key to my success
from undress to dress
is love without regret

no technique can substitute
for desire to touch
that intense clutch
is impossible to prostitute

once standards are raised
and you've felt the sacred
that hot sweaty naked
for which gods are praised

you won't find it elsewhere
not a fool such as i
no more blind an eye
most never get there

because it is holy
it's sure that i'll find
one who is kind
and will love me wholly

so thank you for leaving
my heart free
as well as my body
so i can keep believing

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Reviewed by Mark Rockeymoore 4/2/2006
amen to that, and to the prospect of moving on, intact...
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 3/23/2006
very true and wonderful that you recognize that :-) You do deserve what you believe in :-)
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 2/8/2006
Now that is a Thanksgiving prayer...
And never stop believing in yourself.
Really a splendid work...draws the reader in beautifully.
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 2/1/2006
Exquisite poetry, so raw and honest, absolutely excellent.

Reindeer
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 1/25/2006
well done
Reviewed by Sue Hess 1/25/2006
wonderful words and message...i agree wholeheartedly



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