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Her name was Jodi. We had dated maybe a dozen times, each followed by a card or flowers, accompanied by an original poem telling her how much I enjoyed our times together. My verses were innocent, maybe even sugary, meant only to show Jodi I could be both thoughtful and romantic.

When she failed to even mention the latest one I sent, I realized she had grown accustomed to them. I was no longer thoughtful or romantic, but only predictable. Time for a change.

This poem works, I think, because it surprises.

Wishes

Star light,
Start bright,
First star I've seen tonight.
Wish I may,
Wish I might,
Have the wish I wish tonight.

You.
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5 Visitor Comments

Joe
Very good it worked for me!
Pippa
beautiful and touching, reminded me of my first love and how i felt about him
Stephanie
This poem is almost an original but really changes it a little bit. and makes you have a happy feeling and think about how much poeple love you.
Danni
I like this rhyme. short and sweet. It works too!
CHEER
I JUST LOVE THIS POEM!!!!! IT IS JUST SO CUTE!!!!!!

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