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Sunday, October 2, 2011

Class Assignment: The First Time

I'm used to 'I Love You's" draped in "its better this way" goodbyes and shell shock flashmob kisses
So when you leered longingly through my spirit to utter this cliche
Paid you no nevermind
But with batted eye whisper grabbed my attention and pronounced it again
I had to ask myself
How many more times would I actually hear such sincere urgency repeat
I shut my mind
Listened
Regaled in the artistry of sound
Finally honing what it feels like in other people's fairytales
I get the chance to smell what happily-ever-after taste like on my heart
Begin to sing unwritten lullabies by unborn artists
This four lettered noun never rubbed me right before
Rock bellowed the soul wide open
I shut my mind
Allowed doubt to die in this new-found promise
Because I'm used to "I Love You's" draped in "its better this way" goodbyes and shell shock flashmob kisses
So when you leered longingly through my spirit to utter that cliche
Paid you no nevermind
But with batted eye whisper grabbed my attention and pronounced it again
It was then
I became a virgin
...no longer chagrined...

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