Mike Sheriff

Rookie (15-10-85 / Belfast)

Chat-Up Angst - Poem by Mike Sheriff

in my attempt to impress
to woo and beguile
i let out a joke
to which there’s no smile

awkward and shot-
down by this defeat
i cut short my laugh
& stare at my feet

i feel like an idiot
& sense you’d agree
to match there’s no loser
greater than me

embarrassed & nervous
my cheeks a'bloom
i scurry on past
and on out the room

later i promise
myself that next time
i’ll ‘come off’ much cooler
& you will be mine

Comments about Chat-Up Angst by Mike Sheriff

  • (6/16/2008 5:17:00 AM)

    This is so sweet! It is difficult to get the chemistry and the conversation just right in most relationships at first. Practice makes perfect sense to me. Smiling at your romantic heart, Tai (Report) Reply

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  • (6/16/2008 5:10:00 AM)

    Thanks a lot man. I'll go check out some of yours. (Report) Reply

  • (6/16/2008 5:04:00 AM)

    Being natural and true to ourselves is what impresses others the most! A 10. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, June 16, 2008

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