Black Poetry : Robert's poem

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  1. mizjoice

    mizjoice Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    It was a simple phrase
    which we found would fit most
    situations.

    Like after estatic release,
    when we were all the more
    a part of each other--
    arms, hearts, legs entwined,
    One of us would mutter
    "What am I going to do with you?"

    Or in utter dejection,
    after one of our really bad arguments,
    when I cried myself to sleep,
    (or simply cried,)
    and you hopped in the car and drove
    anywhere (really nowhere)
    At three, or maybe four
    you would call
    saying no name, asking only
    "what am I going to do with you?"

    I have clung persistantly, stubbornly
    to my memories of you,
    carefully erasing all of your
    negative qualities;
    I have steadfastly held on
    to conversations, stances, and poses:
    little old memories, like the scar above your eye.

    your face has all but faded,
    yet you linger:
    a bittersweet aftertaste that
    I experience sometimes at three
    in the morning......

    what am I going to do with you?
     
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    4EVERLUV Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    mizjoice:
    What a splendid and endearing
    write. It made me smile. I know
    the feeling of "what am I going to
    do with you". Enjoyed this very much.


    Much Luv
     
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    Do, whatever it is that makes you both say: "What am I going to do with you" ...which is a far cry from: "what will I do without you?"
    Beautiful piece poet, it made me smile also, thanks.
     
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    This was bittersweet for me, Joice. But I enjoyed it.
     
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    this was touching and dearing ....
     
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