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The Touch

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You gave me your touch, you held me so close.
So soft, so gentle, and I hardly know who you are.

You gave me your touch, you held me so close.
You startled and overwhelmed me,
but somehow I succumbed to you and I desired more.

You gave me your touch, you held me so close.
You gave me what I've longed for.
Could anyone have given me the same? Or just you?

Was it a cruel trick of fantasy?
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Kesav Easwaran 16 October 2008

a very good longing for a very good touch...the last stanza lines are beautifully worded...good meaningful devotional write, Cathy...a ten for sure

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Jerry Hughes 23 September 2008

......you're obviously a woman in need Cathleen, I hope you find what you're looking for soon. Best, Jerry

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Sarwar Chowdhury 12 August 2008

...well expressed indeed.....10

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Donny Pascal 24 July 2008

A touch can mean many things. You feel love and i feel that i can relate to this poem. Thank you for helping me become a better poet...God Bless

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Dr.subhendu Kar 10 June 2008

touch still overwhelmes on the rune of passion love seems to be razzling splashing the shadow when it is soft and subtle breath wrought on paper of desire inklling of love bestirs by the flairs of moon lit night..............lovely poem by the imagery of wishful love when besortted by the nature when scintillating, well penned,10+, thanks for sharing

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~ Jon London ~ 01 May 2008

Cathleen, you truly are a remarkable writer, your use and flow of words is extraordinary.. such vision within your creations..its always a pleasure to read such fine work. All the very best Jon

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Dr.subhendu Kar 15 March 2008

touch when twitched by the quest love seems razzle as lightening in the rain may not shock but may burn the tears by the love..when fired..............raving of love excellence when remembered, , , , , , , sui-generis, with credit of 10, well-penned, thanks for sharing

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C.R. Clark 10 March 2008

A very nice write, Cathleen. Sometimes, the magic of such a touch by another, even though it may be brief, causes a spark which ignites a fire in the memory that will not allow it to be forgotten, but dwelled upon and relished. This seems to be such a touch. Thanks, I enjoyed reading this poem. Best regards, Richard

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Lawrence S. Pertillar 10 March 2008

I like the repeatedness of this closeness. An unconditional bestowing of 'The Touch' some come to know and love much...from the so many ways it is done. Nice!

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Subbaraman N V 09 March 2008

He is none but the Lord Almighty blessing with HIS Divine touch!

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