Mutt and Jess


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    Mutt and Jess

    Mutt and Jess

    Just a mutt of a guy, he was

    Stray DNA still singing canto

    Twin Irish eyes that twinkling smiled

    O’er that Roman nose’s shadow 


    The shoulders of a Creton

    Mayhap a brain to match

    But oh, those angled Saxon legs

    And hair of Scottish thatch!


    Just a farm boy off the acres,

    Of a redneck’s small estate,

    When he met his princess of the ball,

    Let his dance step be his bait.


    Her laugh hid his awkward moment,

    Eyes winked off his fit of spazz,

    And Jess let him catch her offstep,

    As his floated off to jazz.


    Later, in the subdued quiet dark,

    Shadowed comfort of her room,

    He whispered hope in gravel tones,

    To stave off impending gloom.


    How could she ever value,

    A mongrel love like his?

    And yet, he slowly pursed his lips,

    As if to steal a kiss.


    She blushed, but didn’t turn away,

    Having caught him in her spell,

    And finding nothing good to say,

    She simply let her body tell.


    Then that DNA betrayed him,

    With strong Russian fingers splayed,

    His hand slid ‘neath her satin singlet

    When it stopped, and then just stayed.


    That hand that came from Italy,

    White like the marble domes of Rome,

    Simply couldn’t raize and pillage there,

    For his heart had just stole home.

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    Hampton commented on Mutt and Jess


    What a whimsical and delightful tale...............................Hampton



    Thanks for your critique and friendship. Harv

    devaamido commented on Mutt and Jess


    Now THAT'S more like the way real love stories go! LOL..............d



    I was chuckling the whole way through as I wrote this fairy tale. Harv

    RPT40 commented on Mutt and Jess


    Your descriptions bring these characters to life. Nice job.



    Again, I appreciate your commentary. Harv

    blackfootlady commented on Mutt and Jess


    I'm not very good at understanding the poem to it's fullest intentions.I had to read this one a few times before I captured it.It's not Your fault.Once comprehended I really liked the poem and I see others like this too.God Bless-Black



    I see you are a woman of determination. Good. thanks for persevering. Harv



    I love People Harv...The joke of Justic Is Just US! TY Friend.God Bless-Black

    DevinMcNabb commented on Mutt and Jess


    I simply love the descriptions of Mutt. Very well written.



    I thought this one might resonate with you. Harv

    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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