Heroes and Villians

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Heroes and Villians

Men in my life, the stuff of memory

My women, the ghosts of dreams

Men may cogitate, then talk

Women vascilate, then walk

 

I remember my first teacher, he

taught me how to spell and stuff;

I remember my first teacher, she

caught me in her spell enough.

 

I’d like to visit men again,

Where every word can get replayed;

I’d like to walk my dreams again,

Where she has left her scent displayed.

 

I like what men want, a leader, follower,

Travel mate, real old school.

Women leave me nervous, their wants

may barter to a selfish rule.

 

But when the day stills the priscilla’s flow,

Except for the fan’s low sultry hum,

There’s no better way to burn the time,

Than on her satin skin hibachi.

 

She has bottled night flowers,

And spread their tempting petals,

Where I might find them after hours,

When all the daynoise simply settles.

 

Men trudge through a muddy memory,

She dares dance through whispy dreams,

They all share some private part of me,

Where nothing’s just as it seems.

 

Heroes and villains after all,

Rest dictated such by chance,

They, storied children of the fall,

All died hungering for romance.


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blackfootlady commented on Heroes and Villians

11-29-2010

Mother Teresa said to Us before before she left this Foresaken World: "So You can't feed the World;Then feed just One"This is so truthful just like Your write.Very well done.God Bless-Black

HarverTomsson

11/29/2010

Thank you for your comment. Sad, I never had her dance in any of my dreams. Harv

blackfootlady

11/29/2010

Well thats truely a bummer Harv,lol!

carynontherhine commented on Heroes and Villians

11-29-2010

I am lost for words as this write I just read a second time. Not lost but merely crawling out of this one where I fell into. And a wonder of a ride with your stating nothing's just as it seems. The superb ending could not have been chosen better. All died hungering for romance. Brilliant~ Simply brilliant you are~ Hugz

HarverTomsson

11/29/2010

Merry Christmas to you too! What a present you just left for me. Harv

devaamido commented on Heroes and Villians

11-28-2010

This poem captures some of the subtle nuances of some of the play between the masculine dominant spirit & the anima................d

REGINA2 commented on Heroes and Villians

11-28-2010

A very good poem I must say. I will read more of yours.

HarverTomsson

11/28/2010

Thanks for giving "me" a read. Harv

Hampton commented on Heroes and Villians

11-18-2010

A wonderful poem giving equal time to all...................Hampton

HarverTomsson

11/18/2010

So would you say it was "Fairly well done?" LOL Thanks, Harv

Hampton

11/18/2010

As always.

Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.

Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

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