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He Gives Me Reason to Want to Exhale

He gives me reason to want to exhale
My heart goes a flutter when he is near
Just at the sound of his voice…
Mere words cannot describe how he makes me feel
No touch is necessary when it’s real

(c) 2010 Lela Jefferson

© 2010 – 2014, Lela Jefferson Fagan. All rights reserved.

Lela Jefferson Fagan is the author of the book “Poetry of a Black Girl: The Darkness and the Light” and lead blogger at “Memoirs of a Black Girl”. Lela is an avid reader “A Real Bookworm” of all things in print. She finds joy in sharing socially and blogging about topics that matter the most to her. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. Lela now lives in Houston, TX with her husband Oji, an educator and Football Coach. @LelaJFagan - See more at:

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