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Lies and Lust in the Tudor Court: The Fifth Wife of Henry VI
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Married at eighteen, beheaded at twenty, Katheryn Howard, the fifth wife of Henry VIII, paid a high price for her passionate nature. Although she lived five hun..  
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For Benjamin
by Debora E Hill
Sunday, February 04, 2007
Rated "G" by the Author.
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I wrote this when I was in my mid-twenties, for one of the men who only remained in my life for a short period. Wherever you are, Benjamin...this one is for you.

To be human is to endure


the humiliation


Of a love that might have bloomed


But for a drought in the soul.


In my twenty-six years of


loving and growing


Your black eyes were the first


to reduce my shell to shimmering splinters.


We are in two opposing planes of living...


but still


The thought of you angers and excites


reducing my resolve to hot molasses.


To say goodbye before we said hello and know


I will remember your hypnotic gaze


Long after one more myself


has replaced you.

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Reviewed by Art Sun 2/6/2007
A nice work of poetry from a life experience...

nice work.....Art sun...
Reviewed by RM Green 2/5/2007
Beautifully written poem of the haunting memory of an old flame... Great Write!

RM Green
Reviewed by Sue Hess 2/4/2007
very interesting and well written..lingering memories make for great poetry
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