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Forbidden Fruit

















©
 Shers Gallagher 2013

He saw you there, 
forbidden fruit,
forbidden as the day's ride away from home. 
He called and you responded,
your answer as delicious 
as a collect call full of change. 

Aisling Books 

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  1. 'collect call full of change' ... wonderful line!

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  2. Oooh...the illicit little romantic tryst. Passion found in secret rendezvous! I like this take!

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  3. I also saw this as something forbidden! Enjoyed your take on the prompt!

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  4. OMG! I DO remember--a pocket full of nickels and dimes.
    "Where did THOSE come from?"
    But life was/is so worth it.
    ALL of it!
    PEACE!

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  5. Nothing like an afternoon tryst!
    Hugs
    SueAnn

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  6. Love the ton of change! and days ride from home!
    (Been trying to comment since yesterday! sorry my other server wouldn't let me)

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  7. I'm beginning to feel it was love at first bite, I mean sight!

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  8. Thank you cor these finely wrought tailings from the crypts !

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  9. Love your metaphoric "change"...

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  10. Not a word more. Not a word less.

    Perfect. Passionate. Pointed.

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The days grow colder and my heart grows bolder
to hear the call of the totem wolf, 
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