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Would That I Could

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By johnhmaloney   |   Watch
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Published: April 18, 2018
I realize I shouldn't,
but I know that I could
and if I did
that it would feel so good.
Yet, I'm also aware
of the pain it would bring
so I'll try to resist,
try to do the right thing.
© 2018 - 2019 johnhmaloney
Written for day 18 of the 2018 April Poem-A-Day Challenge on the Writer's Digest Poetic Asides Blog.
Prompt - Write a temptation poem
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What ? I´m nosey :D
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Nothing in particular, in this case. I was just writing about being tempted. Although, I have lived this poem many times.
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Denial is good for the soul :)
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