Captain Cur

Rookie - 415 Points (England)

Black Heart Checkered Mate - Poem by Captain Cur

A disingenuous simple smile
can hide the truth behind a heart
checkered with black guile;
but love is pure
as spring times lure
and will open up the gate
and destroy the guile
behind the smile
of a black heart checkered mate.


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Written as a comment to one of Valerie Dohren's beautifully written 'Sonnets.'
I would highly recommend visiting her page and enjoying her poetry.

Comments about Black Heart Checkered Mate by Captain Cur

  • Gold Star - 10,101 Points Heather Wilkins (6/27/2013 9:45:00 AM)

    A beautiful written poem. (Report) Reply

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  • Silver Star - 4,418 Points David Wood (5/9/2013 2:41:00 PM)

    A lovely penned poem Captain. I read Val too. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 211 Points R.j. Wynn (4/30/2013 3:59:00 PM)

    Beautifully penned Captain, love it. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,107 Points Diane Hine (4/30/2013 9:03:00 AM)

    Concise and precise version of Val's poem. A black and white argument. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,283 Points Shahzia Batool (4/30/2013 1:55:00 AM)

    a right acknowledgement to Ms. Valerie Dohren as she has a substantial and rich existence in this poetry world....and this is your best word-play! ! ! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, April 29, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, September 20, 2013


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