Uriah Hamilton

I Wanted To Make Love To Monica - Poem by Uriah Hamilton

When Monica saw me sleeping
One day at dawn upon the wet grass,
She asked me, “Isn’t that a peculiar place to sleep? ”

I raised my waking eyes to look at her,
Her body was supple and sexy,
But not the stunning body of fifteen years ago,
She had gained a slight belly,
Somehow making her even more alluring;
I said, “It’s not such a bad place to rest,
The sparrows serenade me with joyous songs.”

I wanted to make love to Monica,
But I fondly gazed at one of my little sparrows
And went back to sleep.

Comments about I Wanted To Make Love To Monica by Uriah Hamilton

  • (1/11/2006 1:16:00 PM)

    I like this for the feel of sleeping in the grass.....I love that. I think this is still wonderful. I do like this ending better, although she could have joined you? ? Nice Uriah. Sincerely, mary (Report) Reply

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  • john tiong chunghoo (1/9/2006 11:58:00 PM)

    should not giving up so easily. (Report) Reply

  • (1/9/2006 10:26:00 PM)

    A very good poem, Uriah. It sets the stage for the lovely twist/hook at the end.

    You are far too young, to be thinking such thoughts, though.

    10 from me.

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  • (1/9/2006 6:09:00 PM)

    Simply lovely, Uriah.

    I've been looking forward to reading something new from you, and as expected you did not disappoint.

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  • Ernestine Northover (1/9/2006 3:46:00 PM)

    You can't always win Uriah, but at least the ignition was still switched on. Love Errnestine XXX (Report) Reply

  • (1/9/2006 2:05:00 PM)

    Uriah...painfully honest without whining. I liked the matter-of-fact tone. (Report) Reply

  • (1/9/2006 12:25:00 PM)

    you really don't know how amazing you are, do you? to anyone else, such a moment probably would of went unnoticed, but you've seen it for it is: a poem...well done. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 9, 2006

Poem Edited: Tuesday, January 10, 2006

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