Jeffrey Philip Clegg

Rookie (09/12/1959 / Macon, Georgia)

Marrow Smith


Have I told you how pretty you are,
and how I'd jump off of a cliff
if you told me to?
But then I couldn't kiss your lips,
so I might as well have
jumped off of a cliff.

I'll try to hang onto you,
but if I tie you down,
you can tell me to
jump in a lake.
I'd be drowning
in my own
pith anyway.

So...

Just give me a kiss?

Submitted: Monday, August 15, 2005

Form:


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 (Marrow Smith by Jeffrey Philip Clegg )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 2 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. Tonight I can write the saddest lines, Pablo Neruda
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  5. If, Rudyard Kipling
  6. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  7. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  8. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  10. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe

Poem of the Day

poet Percy Bysshe Shelley

Good-night? ah! no; the hour is ill
Which severs those it should unite;
Let us remain together still,
Then it will be good night.

How can I call the lone night good,
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. In Search of the Woman Thing, David Lewis Paget
  2. A Shadows Whisper, Spiritwind Wood
  3. My Hand In Yours, Michael P. McParland
  4. Little Stick Figures, Margaret Alice Second
  5. Racquets in Two-More, douglas scotney
  6. Life is drizzling, Amit Mathur
  7. Out Of My Head, Anuradha Singh
  8. Revealing life in Death, Angell Afinowi
  9. The Jujube Tree And Me, Madathil Nair
  10. AM HOOKED IN YOUR TRUE LOVE., Changez Ndzai
[Hata Bildir]