Learn More

oskar hansen


the mistress


The Mistress.

Mary Jo where are you know? Dusty bones in a cemetery?
A dashing man drove you through the night, over a bridge
that wasn’t there, into the water and then you were alone
breathing through pockets of air in the car, waiting for him
to come rescue you. Didn’t hear his steps, on pebbly road,
as he was ran away? And your tears became the sea.

Mary Jo I have not forgotten you, the man who betrayed
you is dead, they gave him a great send off, a president and
the great came to his wake, wonder if anyone thought of you;
even your parents were paid off not to talk of you in public,
yet I do remember and think of you now the charming man,
the brother of brothers, has gone

Submitted: Tuesday, September 01, 2009

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 (the mistress by oskar hansen )

Enter the verification code :

  • Rookie - 130 Points Sidi Mahtrow (2/18/2011 7:08:00 AM)

    Progressive historians are those
    Who forget what they choose
    And remember to embellish
    What they wish.

    They say, 'justice is blind'
    But this is just another way to put out of mind
    The events that went before
    So they select what to ignore?

    Mary Jo Kopecnick's fame as accident victim
    Of Ted Kennedy grows dim
    But the events on the 'Bridge over troubled waters'
    Will be remembered by otherwise doubters.

    s (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  4. A Visit from St. Nicholas, Clement Clarke Moore
  5. Christmas Trees, Robert Frost
  6. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  7. If, Rudyard Kipling
  8. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  9. Alone, Edgar Allan Poe
  10. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda

Poem of the Day

poet Li Po

Amongst the flowers I
am alone with my pot of wine
drinking by myself; then lifting
my cup I asked the moon
to drink with me, its reflection
and mine in the wine cup, just
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

poet Marvin Brato Sr

New Poems

  1. aChe HiLLy's Heal - oN thE hEELs oF eVeRy1, sEaN nOrTh
  2. Biswr, Swrji Basumatary
  3. Wine, Leong Ming Loong
  4. PARLIAMENTARY TYRANNY IN NAIROBI, alexander opicho
  5. Christmas, Paul Sebastian
  6. Let us not fail, hasmukh amathalal
  7. Friendship, Luo Zhihai
  8. Ang Mulugkhw, Swrji Basumatary
  9. Hounds, Anuradha Bhattacharyya
  10. Decide and follow, hasmukh amathalal
[Hata Bildir]