Treasure Island

John Thorkild Ellison

(17/04/51 / Edinburgh)

A Brush-off


I've listened to your hype
And it leaves me cold,
You're simply not my type,
I'm much too old
For you in any case,
And though you've got a pretty face
You've got to realise
I've seen right through your lying eyes
And I'm not impressed -
You've put me to the test
But I'm not about to compromise
And end up in your bed -
In spite of what you said
I think I'll have a cigarette instead!

Submitted: Monday, March 01, 2010

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  • Sally Plumb Plumb (3/10/2010 8:49:00 AM)

    A wise decision.I know someone who followed the situation through and created a disaster.
    Enjoyed the read. (Report) Reply

  • Kee Thampi (3/9/2010 3:28:00 AM)

    to hoist a new color of light in our life
    You've got to realise
    I've seen right through your lying eyes
    And I'm not impressed -
    You've put me to the test
    But I'm not about to compromise (Report) Reply

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