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It’s Best When We Do It Together

Updated on September 10, 2012
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It's Best When We Do It Together

We’ve been sitting here

Together

For a while

Coffee cups in hand

Minutes tick by in

Comfortable silence

I look up

You’re smiling at me

And I know

The time is right

I nod


Just for a moment

We hesitate

You take my hand

Reassuringly

We both know

Deep down

We feel the same

It’s the right thing to do


Slowly I turn and face you

We kiss slowly

Savouring the moment

Reluctantly

We break away

In a dry husky voice

You whisper


Do you want to put on or wipe off?

You pick up the spray

I take the cloth

It’s window cleaning day

Together

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      Steph Harris 5 years ago from Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

      Hey Movie Master, everything is better when done with a loved one, loved your poem. It put a smile on my face, which on a Monday morning is rare.

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      Kamalesh050 5 years ago from Sahaganj, Dist. Hooghly, West Bengal, India

      Dear Movie Master, it's a very sweet poem and I love it.

      Well done. I think there is a typographical error in the first line which you have overlooked - 'We’ve been sat here'. Shouldn't the word 'sat' be 'sitting' instead? Please look into this and correct if you deem fit. Hope I haven't offended you my dear Friend.

      Trust things are all O.K. at your end.

      Best Wishes,

      Kamalesh

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      Justsilvie 5 years ago

      Loved it! Funny how you can enjoy doing anything with someone you. *smile*

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      Sunnie Day 5 years ago

      Ahhh so cute..I loved this..It reminded me yesterday when my husband and I took some heavy bedding to the laundry mat together..It had been years since we used a laundry mat. We did it together and as we waited he put his arm around me, my head on his shoulder, and just watched the dryer spin, talking..simple moment but sweet..stopping long enough to do the simple things together...love this!

      hugs,

      Sunnie

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      dotty1 5 years ago from In my world

      hehe this is lovely

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      Susan Zutautas 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Not what I was expecting at all :) window cleaning that is.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Steph, everything is easier and more fun together!

      I'm glad I was able to put a smile on your face this morning:-)

      Many thanks for dropping by and your comments, and enjoy the rest of your day!

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Kamalesh, thank you for bringing the error to my attention, I will change it - that reads much better and of course you haven't offended me I appreciate your help.

      All is well here, we are having a heatwave at the moment!

      Many thanks for your visit and comments, take care and see you soon my friend.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Justsilvie, yes - even window cleaning, must be true love!!

      Thank you for your visit and comments, take care.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Sunnie,the laundry mat together - it sounded so romantic! window cleaning together, yep my hubby can show me a good time!!!

      Many thanks for your comments, take care and have a wonderful day!

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi dotty1, I'm glad you enjoyed it! thank you for visiting and your comments, take care and enjoy your day.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Susan, I never thought passion, romance and window cleaning would go together - perhaps it's my age....

      Thank you for your visit and comments, it's much appreciated, take care.

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      mckbirdbks 5 years ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      What a nice way to start a day. With a smile that is, not window washing. It clearly had to be done. Have a great day.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Mike, yep we did the dastardly deed smiling!

      Many thanks for your comments, take care and have a wonderful day!

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      Gail Sobotkin 5 years ago from South Carolina

      Very clever and so true to life. Reminds us that everything we do is better with a partner. Thanks for starting my day with a smile.

      Voted up across the board.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Happyboomernurse, even window cleaning can seem less of a chore!!

      Thank you for visiting, your comments and votes, best wishes.

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      Joyce Haragsim 5 years ago from Southern Nevada

      very cute poem I love the twist at the end

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi writer20, glad you enjoyed it:-)

      Many thanks for your visit and comments, take care and see you soon.

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      b. Malin 5 years ago

      How Cute a read was that one Movie Master...so squeaky Clean...Love it! AND I'm Voting it UP!

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      Rosemary Sadler 5 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

      I wasn't expecting the window cleaning at all, just shows what minds we have aye... :-)

      Chores are always much lighter and more fun when shared with a loved one.

      I loved this poem MM brilliant

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      Brenda Barnes 5 years ago from America-Broken But Still Beautiful

      So pretty. I love love and am so thrilled for you and your beloved.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      HAHAHA, Had me going for awhile. Hey, it's always better when two wash the windows, one on the inside the other on the outside. Man, what a team!!!!!

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      Cindy Murdoch 5 years ago from Texas

      I wasn't sure what to expect ... wasn't sure where you were going ... and I sure wasn't sure if you wanted me along ... then the surprise ending ... Just a window washing ... made better when done with LOVE.

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      anglnwu 5 years ago

      Haha--you just know how to tease. Good one and had a good laugh. Lovely.

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Very sweet, Movie Master! Very sweet!

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      A.CreativeThinker 5 years ago

      This definitely was masterfully done, Movie Master. It

      is always better when you share with the ones you love.

      Great Hub my friend!! Voted Up...Take Care :)

      Regards,

      A.CreativeThinker

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi b.Malin, almost as clean as our windows!

      Many thanks for dropping by and your comments, best wishes and have a wonderful day!

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Rosemay, window cleaning is one of our least favourite chores, so there is always quite a build-up to it!!!

      Many thanks for your comments and visit, have a lovely day - take care.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Hyphenbird, isn't love grand! it even makes chores fun!

      Thank you for taking a break from tree climbing to visit and your comments and have a wonderful day! x

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Ruby, yes teamwork! that's what it's all about - working in love and harmony!!!

      Many thanks for dropping by and your comments, it's much appreciated, take care.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi homesteadbound, aah you thought you were playing 'gooseberry' eh? and you could have grabbed a cloth and joined in!!!

      Many thanks for your visit and great comments, enjoy your day!

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi anginwu, it's always nice to see you, I'm glad I made you smile, thank you for dropping by and your comments, take care and have a fabulous day:-)

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Dex, I hope all is well with you, glad you enjoyed it! Thanks for your comments.

      Have a great day and take care:-)

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi A.Creative Thinker, I never thought I could do window cleaning without complaining, it must be love!!!

      Thank you for your comments and support, it means a great deal to me.

      Have a fabulous day and take care.

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      Cloverleaf 5 years ago from Calgary, AB, Canada

      Hi MM,

      You certainly had me laughing at this one! Very well written and funny :-)

      Voting up,

      Cloverleaf X

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Cloverleaf, t'was a labour of love....

      Glad you enjoyed it, have a fabulous day:-) x

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      Eiddwen 5 years ago from Wales

      Only one word here;

      Brilliant !!

      Take care

      Eiddwen.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Eiddwen, it's always good to see you, thank you for your comments and take care.

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      Sueswan 5 years ago

      Hi Movie Master

      Sweet, romantic and brilliant.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Sue, that sounds like a description of my husband!!!

      Take care and thanks for visiting.

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      Richard Ricky Hale 5 years ago from West Virginia

      Hahaha. Funny stuff. Well worth a smile. Good luck on those windows!

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi thelyricwriter, Always good to see you, glad I made you smile, I appreciate your support and comments, take care and enjoy your day!

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      Christina Lornemark 5 years ago from Sweden

      I love those moments of comfortable silence. Your poem is beautiful and it says it all about a very special relation between two people. A great way to clean windows too:) Thanks Movie for this wonderful poem! voting up,

      Tina

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Tina, yes those moments of comfortable silence are special with the one you love:-)

      Window cleaning just isn't the chore it use to be!!!

      Thank you for your lovely comments and vote, I hope all is well with you, take care. MM

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      acaetnna 5 years ago from Guildford

      Oh how wonderful, made me laugh. To do things as a couple, even window cleaning is magical with the one you love. Voting up and pressing your buttons too.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi acaetnna, I never thought I wouldn't complain about window cleaning, love does some funny things to us!

      Many thanks for your comments and votes, it's much appreciated, enjoy your day. MM

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      Richard Ricky Hale 5 years ago from West Virginia

      Well worth another read MM!

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi TLW, you can come and visit anytime, your company is always welcome! Enjoy your day, best wishes MM

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      sweethearts2 5 years ago from Northwest Indiana

      Love shines brighter because of clean windows. Loved the poem.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi sweethearts2, it's a bit of a 'pane' but well worth it!

      Many thanks for your comments, hope your day is fabulous, take care MM

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      Derdriu 5 years ago

      Movie Master: You sweep us along with your elegantly simple poetic ways and leave us where we least expect it but where it turns out we most want to be: in the sweet, tender world of caring and sharing. You are a poetry master too!

      Voted up, and all categories also,

      Derdriu

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Derdriu, thank you for your wonderful,kind comments and all the votes!

      Enjoy the rest of your day, best wishes MM

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      anndavis25 5 years ago from Clearwater, Fl.

      Still thinking about the cows.

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      Tim Mitchell 5 years ago from Escondido, CA

      Awesome. Happy to hear you are here and there MM. And, say hello for me too.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hello Ann, laughing so much.......

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi tsmog, it always brightens my day to see you, and a 'hello' from us, I hope all is well with you, best wishes MM

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      bell du jour 5 years ago from Ireland

      Another lovely poem that put a smile on my face:-)

      Bell

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      2uesday 5 years ago

      Clever poetry, I like it. Thank you for the smile the last line brought to my face.

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      Wayne Brown 5 years ago from Texas

      There for a minute...just for a minute, I thought, well, you know what I thought. Good stuff! LOL! WB

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Bell, if I have put a smile on you face - that's made my day!

      Hope you have a good one, take care MM

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi 2uesday, I have made you smile too! that's great!

      many thanks for your comments, best wishes MM

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Wayne, well if you thought, what I think you thought - my work is done....

      Hope all is well with you, many thanks for your comments, take care MM

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      mondkill 5 years ago

      This is funny PROMISE! hehehe

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      sonia05 5 years ago from india

      Hey Movie master, very interesting and romantic start!!! I was expecting something mushy but the end of the hub was different and much better than the obvious one! When one is in love, any activity done together is special,whether one is making love or window cleaning!! lol

      thanks for sharing,voted up!

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi mondkill, glad It made you laugh!!

      Enjoy your day, best wishes MM

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi sonia, many thanks for your great comments, it seems window cleaning is no longer a chore - it must be love!

      Have a wonderful day, best wishes MM

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      Brinafr3sh 5 years ago from West Coast, United States

      Hi,

      I like this hub, me and my daughter plan to get our window cleaning chores done this month. It rained last week and it left some little dusty rain spots on the outside windows.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Brinafr3sh, oh those dusty rain spots are so annoying, especially when the sun shines on them, they really show up!!

      Have fun window cleaning and many thanks for your comments, enjoy the rest of your weekend, best wishes MM

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      BERNARD LEVINE 5 years ago from RUIMSIG, SOUTH AFRICA

      SECRETS OF LOVE By BERNARD LEVINE

      Make your love one feel special everyday.

      Do not allow your lives to become routine -

      prepare lots of different activities to enjoy.

      Never take your loved one for granted.

      Keep your love forever precious,

      sacred and beautiful.

      What you put into your love

      is what you will get out of your love.

      Enrich your lives with prayer.

      Always be your partners best friend.

      © Bernard Levine

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi sunkentreasure, it's nice to meet you, I love these words, an excellent recipe for a wonderful and loving relationship!

      Thank you, best wishes MM

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      Richard Ricky Hale 5 years ago from West Virginia

      3 times is a charm:) I had to show my wife this. She absolutely hates cleaning windows. Always little finger prints everywhere. Hope you are doing ok MM. I am still under the weather so sorry for my absence. Best wishes.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Ricky, it's best when you do it together!! it's no longer a chore - it becomes a pleasure (who am I kiddin')

      I'm sorry to hear you are still poorly.

      I am fine, I have been really busy workwise, but hoping to wind down a bit now and catch up on some writing!

      Look after yourself and see you soon, take care MM

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      Robert Elias Ballard 5 years ago from Zirconia, North Carolina

      Oh yes, great writing. Brought a smile to my lips. Window washing , right!

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Fiddleman, it's good to see you, thanks for dropping by, I'm glad I made you smile!

      Many thanks for your comments, take care MM

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      attemptedhumour 5 years ago from Australia

      That sounds like a pane-ful experience to me, but I'll think about it.

      True creative writing works best with an amusing twist, so well done MM.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi attemptedhumour, many thanks for your great comments, they are much appreciated.

      Enjoy your day, best wishes MM

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      Susan Zutautas 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Came back to have a second read. I enjoyed this poem just as much the second time as I did the first time.

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      moonlake 5 years ago from America

      So cute sounds like us in the Spring and it's window cleaning time. Enjoyed your poem.

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      Poetic Fool 5 years ago

      This is so cute and profound. Things are always better done together whether it is fun or work. Thanks for sharing!

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Susan, thank you for dropping by again, it's always good to see you, take care MM

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi moonlake, chores are much more fun together!!

      Many thanks for your comments, best wishes MM

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Poetic Fool, yes even the chores you hate, can be fun together! Thank you for your comments, best wishes MM

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      Tijani Achamlal 4 years ago from Morocco

      Beautiful poem.It flows smoothly and calmly .I like it..It provides a vivid picture of two persons in a moment decide to jump on each other s arms and become invaders of each other s life.I voted up.

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      Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi James-wolve, thank you for visiting, your comments and votes, I'm so pleased you enjoyed reading!

      Enjoy your day, best wishes Lesley

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      Tijani Achamlal 4 years ago from Morocco

      Welcome and Thanks.Have a nice weekend.

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