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Your chaste, friendly kiss
Macbear73

When I touch you I must not linger too long
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In case you notice
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When I look at you I must not have the eyes of a lover
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In case you see
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When you tell me about your new love, I must not show my pain
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In case you feel it
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I cannot let you know that I live for that brief hug when we part,
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that your chaste, friendly kiss breaks my heart
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and that I weep when I leave you
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How can I tell you?
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How can I ever tell you when it was I who broke your heart?
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Revised version of an earlier post

22 May 07


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I like this, not sure about the rhythm though...
 — unknown

regret sucks!
 — unknown

ooh...absolutely deliciously written.  i can feel this...
 — 1994

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