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Author Name: Freesybilvane 13 Comments
Date Added: June 14, 2008 19:06:35 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Man in a Café

You who made the good girls wait

And made the bad girls cry

When the truth fell short of drama

Your tiny lifeboat was a lie

 

The philosopher was thinking hard

How to forget your smile

She abandoned all her principles

As she walked you down the aisle

 

You left her one fine morning

With just a villanelle

'Cause you feared she was your equal

And might explain away your hell

 

This enigmatic place within

Where you hide all your desires

Is still a hunter even though

His trusted rifle now misfires

 

Now you sit here with a beaten face

Watching the end of the sky turn blue

And you daily check the wanted ads

To see if

someone's

wanting

you

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Comments:
Comment By: FreeEdward Kent on September 1, 2008 12:23:12 PM Report
great write, written so well, I enjoyed every stanza  ...Eddy


Comment By: FreeFilthy on July 24, 2008 06:05:10 PM Report
After reading this, and then the comments from those who go before me, i'm left scatching my head for new words to describe it. So i'll just say, yet again you have managed to wave that magic wand, and create a wonderfull piece of art. Love it Heike, and off to me faves.
Comment By: FreeEric on July 20, 2008 03:00:52 AM Report
Another masterpiece. I love how you told this tale, and told with a wonderful mix of humor and vinegar.

Comment By: FreeJoe Petro on July 6, 2008 04:42:41 AM Report
As always, I admire your perspective of the world around you. Great last stanza, says it all. jp
Comment By: FreePaul Peter McLean on June 30, 2008 01:41:44 PM Report
Very good work Heike. A tale of the biter bit. I especially like the gloomy feel of the last verse. I can see this man sitting looking at the sky and regretting his past. Well done.
Comment By: FreeCathy on June 28, 2008 06:19:35 PM Report
nothing better than good ole carma you have captured so very well. This poem just flows with perfection a very well written poem, I loved it every word
.........Cathy

Comment By: FreeDamon D. Brewer on June 28, 2008 06:11:22 PM Report
Heike, this is an excellently written piece.  I love it from the word go to the very last dot.

Damon

Comment By: FreeS on June 27, 2008 04:58:17 PM Report
great poem

Comment By: FreeLink on June 24, 2008 03:48:01 PM Report
I'd just sit back and think of you while I stare at it for a while. Isn't this absolutely exactly what I wanted to write to my boyfriend in the letter, the PS of which was just published, cus it was universally comprehensible?

 

I send a hi five to you in your parallel universe.

Comment By: FreeAlison Storm Wolf on June 22, 2008 04:15:50 AM Report
haha! great to see karma in action.

you have caught this subject with style and aplomb!

Ali x

Comment By: Freejohn carter on June 21, 2008 05:09:10 AM Report
This is so good Heike. What a write.

                                              John

Comment By: PremiumMary Lou Allen on June 15, 2008 12:23:45 PM Report
Hahaha! I love it! Heike, this makes you a hero in my eyes. Too many don't get their comeuppance because you can't be everywhere at once, more's the pity. Far too many of these dogs around, and too few who see through them and call the spade a spade. I love seeing truth and fairness on display. Into faves for me. Well done! ML
Comment By: FreeGraham Jones on June 15, 2008 02:34:59 AM Report
The only word I can think of is excellent both in rhyme and content a thoroughly enjoyable poem~Graham.




 


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