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press 3 to accept this call

Posted by the prisoner's wife On 11:07 PM

beloved's voice came
clear cross rivers
and cities and lakes
and projects and concrete
and razor wire

greeting me
slick and soft like
he was tryin to
win me over

i was open

each word
as if it were my last meal
on earth

8 Response to 'press 3 to accept this call'

  1. Inmatez Wife Said,
    http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2007/03/press-3-to-accept-this-call.html?showComment=1175432160000#c1693788830681799342'> Sunday, April 01, 2007 5:56:00 AM

    beautiful! I am so glad you are back.


  2. LyteNLuvLee Said,
    http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2007/03/press-3-to-accept-this-call.html?showComment=1175569740000#c5968870617250917502'> Monday, April 02, 2007 8:09:00 PM



  3. http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2007/03/press-3-to-accept-this-call.html?showComment=1175587980000#c53310436519688130'> Tuesday, April 03, 2007 1:13:00 AM

    you are dancing!


  4. http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2007/03/press-3-to-accept-this-call.html?showComment=1175625540000#c3702156552334705383'> Tuesday, April 03, 2007 11:39:00 AM

    IW & Lyten: thank you for your comments! *smile*

    Geoffery: i certainly am trying. thank you.


  5. Stephen Bess Said,
    http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2007/03/press-3-to-accept-this-call.html?showComment=1175632560000#c4004262360155247966'> Tuesday, April 03, 2007 1:36:00 PM

    Hello sister. Beautiful poem. I hope you and your son are doing well. Many Many blessings~


  6. http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2007/03/press-3-to-accept-this-call.html?showComment=1175740320000#c7524799361806711231'> Wednesday, April 04, 2007 7:32:00 PM

    hey bless,

    thank you. we are all doing well!


  7. http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2007/03/press-3-to-accept-this-call.html?showComment=1179122160000#c358348508926178125'> Sunday, May 13, 2007 10:56:00 PM

    boy am i glad to hear the poet in your voice again.


  8. Michelle Said,
    http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2007/03/press-3-to-accept-this-call.html?showComment=1180105980000#c6326623857530775582'> Friday, May 25, 2007 8:13:00 AM

    i know this feeling well -- listening raptly to your loved ones voice as if nothing else in the world existed...great poem!