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To Be of Little Consequence

Updated on June 9, 2011
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I have left my mark on you and I am sorry

I only came to play

They say we touch lives, sometimes I'm not so gentle

An accidental rustler, leaving my randy brand behind

I don’t mean to be of consequence

But that does not make me less so


Just to make your acquaintance, my endeavor

Perhaps leave the tiniest of fingerprints in your world

Not to rock it with my thoughts and thighs

A kick in the pants or a bulge therein

Was never a forethought

Just an occupational hazard really


For the impressions or scars I’ve left

I take full responsibility

As we travel around this universe we are bound to bump into

Or rub up against one another

Pleasure or pain determined merely by the force of impact

For the latter I apologize

For the former, you are most welcome


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    • bbnix profile image

      bbnix 6 years ago from Southern California

      For this little lifestruck soul,

      a "not so gentle" brand,

      a gift from accidental rustler,

      a tiny touch so grand,

      a love for slight acquaintance,

      a bulge past due for slam,

      although a force of impact,

      a million times be damned,

      a universe we travel,

      a rub to find quite memorable,

      a life much less without it,

      a memory not deplorable...

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      Tom Rubenoff 6 years ago from United States

      So that's why that "RB" is burned into my left cheek. I thought I backed up against a wood stove, but it must have been something else HOT

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      Micky Dee 6 years ago

      Just the guys eh? Okay- rope me, brand me, Randy!

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      Eiddwen 6 years ago from Wales

      Great hub and thanks for sharing.

      Take care

      Eiddwen.

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      Mentalist acer 6 years ago from A Voice in your Mind!

      This comment in passing,

      nice one,

      said lightly passing.;)

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      Randy Behavior 6 years ago from Near the Ocean

      bbnix, a poem for me? I'm flattered.

      The point is tom "I didn't mean to... unless of course you liked it."

      Micky I'm a rancher's daughters I know how to tie knots.

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      Randy Behavior 6 years ago from Near the Ocean

      Hi Eddwen, thanks for coming and by and commenting.

      Mentalist acer, yes keep moving or I may hog tie and brand you :)

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      Doug Turner Jr. 6 years ago

      Break any hearts lately? Being randy must have some unique occupational hazards.

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      Randy Behavior 6 years ago from Near the Ocean

      Only cyber hearts Doug. The real me is quite dignified.

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      Nikkij504gurl 6 years ago from Louisiana

      i like how you wrote this very creative. haha your randy brand. i like it! and for every action is a reaction or a consequence.

    • Randy Behavior profile image
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      Randy Behavior 6 years ago from Near the Ocean

      Unfortunatly yes Nikki, that damn piper is always expecting his coin when I'm done dancing on my proverbial tables.

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      Nikkij504gurl 6 years ago from Louisiana

      psh he should be giving you the coins for dancing!

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      Rand Zacharias 6 years ago from Kelowna, British Columbia

      My dignified Randy one, has sent the lotharios packing. She is no Charlie Sheen, but rather a fantasy for the literate fool.

      She won't rub, but only snub, all comers that view her print on electronic paper. She will tease and fade away like an old soldier.

      What a pity.

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      sligobay 6 years ago from east of the equator

      Randy rancher's daughter

      offers no man quarter;

      leads the lamb to slaughter

      braised chops; knots were taught her.

      sligobay

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      Randy Behavior 6 years ago from Near the Ocean

      Nikki- like the way you think!

      Howdy randslam. I'd like to think I'll fade away more like a good dream. You know the kind. You wake up and aren't exactly sure why you're smiling so big.

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      Randy Behavior 6 years ago from Near the Ocean

      I've rescued many a lamb from mother nature's cruel spring storms sligobay. But yes I did make a meal of them later. :P

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      James A Watkins 6 years ago from Chicago

      Truly a magnificent piece of art! Thank you for this pleasure. I hope he was no worse for wear.

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      Randy Behavior 6 years ago from Near the Ocean

      Ahhh, me too James. :) Thanks for the comment.

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      sligobay 6 years ago from east of the equator

      I forgot to mention that I simply loved your poem. "Not to rock it with my thoughts and thighs" was a simply brilliant image.

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      Randy Behavior 6 years ago from Near the Ocean

      Thanks for that Sligobay :)

    • Enigmatic Me profile image

      6 years ago from East Coast Canada

      A romp through fields

      On a blissful sunny day

      I forgot to give the beautiful sows their hay

      We wandered softly,slowly finding our way

      Though the wind licked prairie

      Forgotten chores, waves on the shores,

      A tryst in my mind, oh my

      A daydream can be unkind, as,

      Unfortunately,the only tanned hind was mine....

      Ropes and stirrups, and surly giddyups have more purposes and places than just our barns!

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      Randy Behavior 6 years ago from Near the Ocean

      Sooo, two little notes of interest Enigmatic.

      1. Whilst doing archives, found a photograph of my Grandmother buck naked on a horse... bareback and beautiful.

      2.Was told within the last 48 hours how round and firm my hind was...

      just throwing it out there for you amusement.

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      Bilalnr 6 years ago from Islamabad, Pakistan

      Thanks Randy Behavior for sharing it!!!

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      Randy Behavior 6 years ago from Near the Ocean

      Thanks for reading it Bilainr :)

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      Cogerson 6 years ago from Virginia

      Nice hub, I enjoyed reading it, thanks for sharing, you also have some interesting comments as well....voted up

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      Randy Behavior 6 years ago from Near the Ocean

      Thank you, and nice to meet you Cogerson.

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      6 years ago from East Coast Canada

      Incorrigible.. don't set my mind in a memory bliss...lol...

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      DarkDisOrder 6 years ago from B.A.D. (Beyond All Dimensions)

      Not to rock it with my thoughts and thighs, i mean whatelse you wanna rock it with, lol, i enjoyed this, good read.

    • Randy Behavior profile image
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      Randy Behavior 6 years ago from Near the Ocean

      Well you did pick a silly one to read didn't you Dark.

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      Luke Prater 5 years ago

      Love your closure... very good, Ms Behaviour. (Hey isn't "Randy" a Brit term? ;)

      Warmest Salad

      Luke

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      Randy Behavior 5 years ago from Near the Ocean

      I thought you'd notice some similarity to yours. British? I don't know, but I do have some of both in me. Randiness and English blood so it is apt.

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      Claudia Schönfeld 5 years ago

      i like this a lot - the randy brand - nice and i just lately thought about the interactions we have with people and how much we influence each other - for the good or bad...loving...hurting.. and even if it's just a touch for a short time...it will leave marks and traces and think this is just how life is and maybe also what makes life so worth living..

    • Randy Behavior profile image
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      Randy Behavior 5 years ago from Near the Ocean

      The cyber world is a surprisingly potent place! Thanks for the comment Claudia.

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