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TENDER STRUGGLE

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The moment is come, dear one, and once again †
I remember when you try to surrender, and † †
I recognize how you agonize. †
 
How tender you become, open and trembling, †
even as you try to retreat. †
 
To seal away anything resembling your † †
submission whenever we meet. † †
 
I've come to understand that part of † †
the man you are †
 
who is strong yet unsure about what still † †
remains unsaid. †
 
You bow your head because I see clearly † †
the tears begin to flow. †
 
But darling (my hand lifts his chin so I may † †
gaze lovingly at him), †
 
please be assured and know, † †
when it's you I possess in total submissiveness, †
 
I give you more than my tears. Now then † †
put aside your fears. Do as I ask and come here.
 
 
©2005-2016 Jade-Pandora. All Rights Reserved.
 
This poem placed first in the DUP competition "Valentine Cupid"
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Jade-Pandora
Written by Jade-Pandora (jade tiger)
Published | Edited 14th Feb 2016
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