Uriah Hamilton

Every Girl Loves Her Shoulder Tattoo - Poem by Uriah Hamilton

Avoid the circle
Of cruel cutthroats
Of the ilk
Your pirate father
Associated with
When he stole your mother
From your school teacher grandfather.

Maintain your refined taste
For expensive wine
After the art gallery nights
And the Chinese poetry dawns.

Do not succumb
To base superficial joys
And the motorcycle-gang violence
Of the illiterate boys,

But of course,
Every girl
Loves her shoulder tattoo
And having a sexy, dangerous gaze
Emanate from her midnight eyes.

I trust your karma
And mystical essence,
I’ll sail with you
Through every storm of intrigue
That captivates your feminine heart.

Comments about Every Girl Loves Her Shoulder Tattoo by Uriah Hamilton

  • (11/10/2007 7:22:00 PM)

    Art versus smut, but even art needs a little smut - like the beauty spot on the face of the Madonna. An exceptionally well written poem, Uriah. They just get better and better. love, Allie xxxx (Report)Reply

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  • (11/6/2007 6:12:00 PM)

    better. as far as i perceived, this is about the contradictions surrounding what a girl desires and what she idealizes. `Do not succumb/To base superficial joys' .. a line to be absorbed. best care, sjg (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Poem Edited: Friday, April 22, 2011

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