Linda Ori

Rookie - 169 Points (08/13/1945 / UTAH)

Anger So Sweetly (Revised) - Poem by Linda Ori

Why do I let you get to me?
I don't understand what you say -
One minute you're glad
The next one you're mad
I feel like I'm treading thin ice;

You constantly throw me off balance,
I hold my affection in check -
And then in a minute
You smile, and you win it
I feel like I'm losing my mind;

Why do you make me so angry?
Why do I feel so uptight?
I so want to please you
Instead I just tease you
And then we end up in a fight;

So why don't we just change the game plan,
Agree to be lovers instead -
And when there's an issue
We'll just grab the tissue
And make anger so sweetly in bed!



For my special friend - 'THANK YOU'


Comments about Anger So Sweetly (Revised) by Linda Ori

  • (8/24/2018 12:53:00 PM)


    that was good! I really enjoyed it. (Report) Reply

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  • (9/21/2007 6:24:00 PM)


    Your poem flows beautifully. It sounds like a great plan. : -)) (Report) Reply

  • Melvina Germain (6/10/2007 1:47:00 AM)


    What a splendid idea, a much better way of spending ones time indeed. Clever indeed. A big (10) from me---Melvina-- (Report) Reply

  • (6/2/2007 9:18:00 AM)


    You adequately expressed exasperation but in the end proposed a harmonious collaboration. (Report) Reply

  • (2/25/2007 12:46:00 AM)


    Linda, I agree with.P d. about the last line, that so neatly tied up this beautiful poem. Marvellous. Lovely written as usual.10/10 from me. Loved it. Thanks for sharing it.
    David
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  • (2/4/2007 12:45:00 AM)


    and make anger sweetly in bed....loved the end!
    amazing stuff!
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  • (1/20/2007 1:02:00 AM)


    Linda, it's such a joy to read a good poem written with maturity by someone with maturity. 'Online' is being swamped by young girls who can' t or won't get their hands out of their panties, and write accordingly. Yish! (Report) Reply

  • (1/6/2007 2:14:00 PM)


    Turmoil and turbulence on the seas of emotion. I like it a bit steadier than this, but the solution is perfect for smoothing troubled waters. More very tightly focussed and poetic writing Linda. x (Report) Reply

  • (12/19/2006 7:01:00 PM)


    Ha ha what a good way to reconcile? (Report) Reply

  • (10/20/2006 3:27:00 AM)


    Laughing... but important truths memorably penned. t x (Report) Reply

  • (8/4/2006 3:27:00 AM)


    Linda, A lighthearted expression of the reality of relationships. I love the last stanza. Beautifully expressed. love, Allie xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Report) Reply

  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (8/4/2006 1:54:00 AM)


    Some special friend i'll bet!
    Linda...this is a fun, witty and entertaining piece...Clever & astute to the puncove the revision twice as much as the original. ''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''frank/FJR
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  • (7/27/2006 12:22:00 AM)


    Nice twist in this poem. A great reconcilliation. Part of a fine romance. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, July 21, 2006

Poem Edited: Wednesday, August 18, 2010


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