Francis Duggan


A Down And Out On Meeting The Love Of His Life


We had good times when we were young we had now didn't we?
And we had no worries in those days and we lived life carefree
And I loved you then as I still do but you did not love me
And I hoped you'd stay with me for life but it wasn't meant to be.

And you looked lovely in those days with tresses of nut brown
And joyful smile and sloe blue eyes the prettiest girl in town
And other fellows envied me and I walked twelve foot tall
As my girl was a blooming flower the fairest rose of all.

You have aged a bit since then through brown hair show some gray
Yet your face is still quite pretty as it was in by gone day
I recognized you at first glance as you walked up the street
And you still look so beautiful and yet so nice to meet.

I often think of our courting days oh how could I forget
Your hot lips pressing against mine and the perfume of your breath,
Your firm breasts pressing against me, my pulses racing free
Just thinking of those happy times a pleasant memory.

Is that your daughter with you there that lovely young woman?
She's got your face, she's got your smile and she looks quite like you Ann
And I bet she has admirers too as you had years ago
And I bet she'll leave one young man too as you left me in woe.

And how's your husband getting on I hear he's a big success
And he give you what I could not security and happiness,
Suppose you've heard that I've been drinking hard I've hit an all time low
I've dredged the dregs and drink moonshine how lower can one go? .

I see your daughter calling you it's time you were away
Goodbye my love my one true love we'll meet again some day
And I go back to draughty shed where all town alkies sleep
And drink the awful dregs with them where damp and cracked walls weep.

Submitted: Monday, February 25, 2008

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (A Down And Out On Meeting The Love Of His Life by Francis Duggan )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  4. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  5. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  6. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  7. If, Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  9. Nothing Gold Can Stay, Robert Frost
  10. A Song Of Despair, Pablo Neruda

Poem of the Day

poet Sarah Flower Adams

O Love! thou makest all things even
In earth or heaven;
Finding thy way through prison-bars
Up to the stars;
Or, true to the Almighty plan,
That out of dust created man,
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. Kleine jongen, Madrason writer
  2. The Creche of Greccio, Luc Leclaire
  3. Christmas, Luc Leclaire
  4. Jesus Christ on The Cross, Tushar Ray
  5. S a c r e d..., Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
  6. Optimism!, Rekha Mandagere
  7. Oude Ankers, Madrason writer
  8. Rush, Christopher Fulbirg
  9. This Child Within The Man...{When Crossr.., Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
  10. Unsent, Christopher Fulbirg
[Hata Bildir]