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by Nevada Kerr

Condolence for the gallant
Whose fever heat abides
Raw passion takes the challenge
To unchain the blushing bride

Dismal how a cream puff curdles
And blandishments turn sour
The dark adorer jumps the hurdles
To reach a bolted bower

Torpid beauty on a pedestal
With due respect, befuddled
The bedridden wife, an idol still
In a clutching fetal cuddle

Eros finds the sore spot
Where somber roses rise
But the leer of love is much too hot
For the apple of her eye

Written by © Nevada Kerr
December 12, 2004.

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