Marshall Gass

Change Of Heart - Poem by Marshall Gass

Oh he's lovely, bedecked in ornaments from the $2 shop
resplendent in gold and silver brocade
high up and mounted, majestic
barely balancing his bank accounts.
I like the looks of him. Nice teeth,
nice shape-oh momma, what a good choice
you made for me. I know you love me.
You are wonderful parents.

See, that fat bellied politician approaching
He is looking at the ladoos and the ladies
Thank god I can hide behind my veil of virginity
(I met this politician before- or did I?)
He makes a namaste-and reaches for the jelly-babies

I like the shanks, Papa, the look
the pulse races. my body quivers
What a lovely creature he is.

Oh Yes. He has his mouth open
and He sees me here.

The priest arrives pompously, people
what a thin priest?
He lacks the ladoo to marry
me to the horse!

Sorry Grandma.
I don't want the man.

Begin the bonfire.

Author Notes

In good humour. Must go with link. Cheers.

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Topic(s) of this poem: metaphor

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  • Ramesh Rai (6/4/2014 8:27:00 PM)

    A provoking and deep write. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 4, 2014

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