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this poem was written for a wonderful woman I met very unexpectedly. she caught me so off guard I thought "this must be a dream". you never know what you might find when you're not looking.

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love it
Loved it. Simple and true.
I like this poem, because it is how i felt with my frist love, it reminded me how and when we fall in love.

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I Must Be Asleep

am I awake? can this be real?
I'm drunk in my desire
as you lay next to me
in a bed of rose pedals and forgotten dreams.

somehow you brought it all back to me
feelings of erotic passion and a breath of life
I thought they were forever lost
in an eternal darkness left by lovers gone

my eyes smile once again at the beauty before them
my lips ache once again to be kissed
my hands long to touch your burning flesh
my heart pounds so hard it nearly escapes my chest

oh, I must be asleep! can this really be true?

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When I was reading your poem,I felt as if you knew me. Thats how I fill about my boyfriend. As if it is a dream. I realy like your poem. Thank you for sharing it with us.
this poem is great. this is the same way i felt when my girlfriend came into my life. thank you for the poem
This is exactly what happened to me about 5 months ago, I can relate and the feelings of that first time together are still there.
yes, this is poem fits right in my life,the woman that im in love with will see much of our life in this put it inwords i couldn't have ! thank you!
It is a good poem
I love the poem. I remember when someone felt that way about me. Looking forward to seeing more of your work.
This is the first time I've seen this site and I don't know who you are,but I hope the Tj I know feels like this....Beautiful poem.

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