.....I Am Imitating You - Poem by RIC S. BASTASA

.... let me flatter a friend (or is she.... a foe?)

....i am imitating him. Oh i want a color....red?

or......blue? I'll take something else..........green?

how about trees? apple trees for a background.
how about sighs? for some sounds.
how about... yes.....moans.... lots of moans.....
sex? could you?

.....you are bored and old and.....dying? ....are you?

how about cheese? lots of cheese
oh i love fumodoro tomatoes? lots of sauce.

i love being with you.
I love doing things with you inside the room.
Let me have you.
Please stay.
I still have lots of cheese, and tomatoes,
and apple trees, and reds and greens, and...


Comments about .....I Am Imitating You by RIC S. BASTASA

  • Heather Wilkins (6/14/2013 3:14:00 PM)

    your last stanza is nice, good write (Report) Reply

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  • Prince Obed de la Cruz (2/18/2010 2:29:00 AM)

    love does not expire between strong married couples. Nice poem! (Report) Reply

  • (9/23/2009 3:42:00 AM)

    I hate tomatoes but i like this poem. It reminds me of something Bukowski could have done and he is my favorite. Great right. (Report) Reply

  • (9/21/2009 3:52:00 AM)

    I am not old, not dying, sighing yes, about life.and u in it, trying to figure it out. and no to foe no to bored.......yes to everything else. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Poem Edited: Wednesday, September 23, 2009

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