Leon Agnew


How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count The Ways...


Nevermind, there's not that many.
Your form is as good as any.
And your eyes, they're not spectacular.
In words, they'd be vernacular.
Though green and stunning,
And sharp and cunning,
They're simply not spectacular.
I love your smile,
Or is it vile?
Or is it something else?
Else or vile, I love that smile;
I love it for its wealth.
And your hair, needless to say,
Will someday be patchy and gray.
But nevertheless I love it today.
I'll love you today,
But never tomorrow,
So laugh your soul and cry your sorrow,
Before I go away.

Submitted: Saturday, February 27, 2010

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  • Jason Murak (4/17/2010 7:22:00 PM)

    Its so true, we love people on second but then stuff changes. And I like the rhyming throughout (Report) Reply

  • James Meaney (2/28/2010 12:47:00 AM)

    Dude...It was very creative and formed with feeling, this is the type of rhyming I'm trying to get near too! I'm gonna read your other stuff, cause I liked this so much (Report) Reply

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