Virginie Guillemette

Rookie (1977 / Quebec, Canada)

How I Avoid The Truth - Poem by Virginie Guillemette

I medicate myself with you
like buying jeweled Dollhouse shoe
like eating sugar by the spoon
or dancing naked in my room

I medicate myself with this
sacharine substitute for bliss
I tease the threads from your blanket tomb
salt lick siren wailing croon
you will hate me
soon enough
you can't fake a maiden's blush
don't debate me
bloviate me
sailors are supposed to be tough
and why I'll never have enough
sailors don't have hearts
or tender parts
candy thug
you tricked me into
taking your drug.

Comments about How I Avoid The Truth by Virginie Guillemette

  • (3/28/2007 5:46:00 PM)

    Someone in love with a sailor.Good poem Virginie (Report)Reply

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  • Brian Dorn (3/23/2007 9:17:00 AM)

    I'm not sure what the word 'bloviate' means (or if it's even a word?) , but, it works regardless. Good stuff from top to bottom! !

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, March 22, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, February 5, 2011

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