Making Love

making love

really

needs love


cheap thrills

are paid for

with painful memories

of you

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Cris A 7 years ago from Manila, Philippines

short and (bitter)sweet. true, making love without love is not love. thanks for sharing Russ :D


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maven101 7 years ago from Northern Arizona

A romantic truism...aptly put...Thanks

BTW, isn't Sandhurst the West Point of Britain..?


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Proud Mom 7 years ago from USA

BEAUTIFUL! The poem AND the picture!


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tonymac04 7 years ago from South Africa

Great poem Russ - thanks

Love and peace

Tony


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maven101 7 years ago from Northern Arizona

Russ....How does one get southeast AND southwest of London..? I be a wee bit confused...must be some English transliteration...lol...Larry


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Russ Baleson 7 years ago from Sandhurst, United Kingdom Author

LOL - Hi Larry, yes I did put that rather strangely. It's in South East England and South West of London


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maven101 7 years ago from Northern Arizona

Russ..LOL...thanks for clearing that up...I usually get directionally challenged in London, and asking directions there can be a challenge in itself...lol


Arthur 7 years ago

Short. Direct. And a real sting in the tail. Great stuff, Russ.


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Russ Baleson 7 years ago from Sandhurst, United Kingdom Author

Thanks Arthur. From you that's a great compliment.


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Frieda Babbley 7 years ago from Saint Louis, MO

So much said in so little. Beauiful poem.


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Pest 7 years ago from A Couch, Lake Odessa, MI

Whoah! Good one...really spot on!


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Tom Cornett 7 years ago from Ohio

Cool...grins..thanks! :)


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DREAM ON 3 years ago

Love is in the beginning,middle and end.Love the picture.


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Russ Baleson 3 years ago from Sandhurst, United Kingdom Author

Thanks Dream On, it certainly is. Russ

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