londiwe buthelezi

Rookie (31 may 1991 / empangeni, south africa)

**is Cupid A Man? ** - Poem by londiwe buthelezi

If cupid really was a man
with a cute little dart
who shot you with them,
right through your heart;

Why is it that men
are the last ones to say
that they want to be with you
each and every day.

I don't understand it,
how could he be a guy?
Did no one ever think,
or stop to question why?

Have you ever heard of a man
from all of the lands,
that welcomed you in
with wide open hands.

I know a few out there
think that he's really cute,
but just dress him up in a well tailored suit

and you'll see that he'll change
be more distant than before.
He'll probably leave you
standing by his door.

Now don't get me wrong
I'm all for love instead of war;
but how do you get him
and keep him from wanting more?

If he's so damn cute
then he's sure to see;
that there's more to life
than just being with me.

He'll shoot all the women
with his candy coated darts,
and they'll melt like chocolate
with a marshmellow heart.

He'd be loved and adored
and worshipped by them all.
and the more he smiles
the harder they fall.

I can already hear you
complaining to me.
That there are lots of men out there
who will love me for me,

but i just want to know
If the Greeks were stupid.
How could they say
that a man could be cupid? ...


Comments about **is Cupid A Man? ** by londiwe buthelezi

  • (7/27/2009 3:38:00 AM)

    ohkay! ! ? ?
    i DONT belive in Cupid and all
    even though i BELIVE in Luv
    and guys? ? Cupid thats lame
    but rly good poem
    my songs OAY~~
    xD
    Ashely...~~~
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  • (4/25/2009 5:46:00 AM)

    Cupid is a little boy, wants to love and be loved... so do men when they're children... it's when they grow up that the problems begin! :) Enjoyed your poem.. (Report)Reply

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  • (4/24/2009 6:20:00 AM)

    this quite an ellectrifying piece. I give you a formidable 10 (Report)Reply

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  • (4/24/2009 12:21:00 AM)

    Cupid was Aphrodite's son. Hence he had no control over his own birth, like all of us. When you're happy in love, you'll love Cupid. When sad, may be you can then ask him to redirect those candy-tipped arrows elsewhere.
    I enjoyed this poem!

    Cheers.
    Subroto
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  • (4/20/2009 9:35:00 AM)

    wow i loved your poem it made me think (Report)Reply

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  • (4/20/2009 8:31:00 AM)

    what a wounderful poemi really enjoyed reading it i give it a 10 (Report)Reply

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  • (4/17/2009 10:56:00 PM)

    really good wow im a guy and i even wonder why? good poem (Report)Reply

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  • (4/17/2009 9:55:00 AM)

    nice poem..great job! ! but I wonder how it might seem if Cupid was a woman? there's a suggestion that women shd be allowed to choose their love mates cos they understand love more than us, but I still take dat with a pinch of salt! (Report)Reply

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  • (4/14/2009 1:20:00 PM)

    Your poem poses a very good question, lol it makes you think about the lovely mystery of the male species. Maybe men are more hesitant than women to express themselves, maybe society conditioned? Cupid with his bow and arrow, that might be his most typical manly quality.
    Good poem londiwe
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  • (4/2/2009 10:23:00 PM)

    I love this poem. It has a nice rhythm to it. I also like the subject. If
    you really want to know about cupid, then read my poem called CUPID.
    It will introduce you to him and he will answer some questions for you.
    HaHaHa! This was thoroughly enjoyable.

    GW62
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  • Nkululeko Mdudu (4/1/2009 2:01:00 AM)

    A piece of worthy writting. haddn't thought about it but hey, this poem makes a good point. (no offence guys) (Report)Reply

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  • (3/31/2009 6:22:00 AM)

    If cupid were a woman she would miss more often than hit the target, that is if her nail polish was dry and the wind wasn't blowing her hair, and don't forget that she may be concious about the fact that arrows by their very nature of being slim may make her bum look big. :) (Report)Reply

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  • Ency Bearis (3/31/2009 3:27:00 AM)

    an inquisitive philosiphical write...well written...nice....10 (Report)Reply

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  • (3/30/2009 7:12:00 AM)

    This is a really great questioning poem, and in fact many women that I have known have even cused cupid several times for shooting his darts into their hearts with reckless abandon, because they guy they fell for left them high and dry. Just by the description of Cupid being the god of love invokes images of a male, but is drawn as a cherub. But it doesn't matter if Cupid is the god of love or a cherub, because he is very mischievious. Maybe one day he will will pick the hearts with care so that the two lovers will stay together through all eternity. Maybe one day. A 10+++++ and thank you for sharing.

    Love & hugs,
    Barbara
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  • (3/30/2009 6:18:00 AM)

    i really enjoyed this. really well written. keep it up! (Report)Reply

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  • (3/30/2009 2:20:00 AM)

    AMAZING!
    sounds like dreams have took over this person's mind and imaging this cupid figure!
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  • (3/30/2009 1:55:00 AM)

    that is an amazing poem... keep up the great poems (Report)Reply

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  • (3/28/2009 6:53:00 AM)

    Outstanding piece of poetry, personally i think you were at the best of your ability when you wrote such beautiful work, this is a classic..! 10+++ (Report)Reply

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  • (3/27/2009 1:26:00 PM)

    I love this...It's very true and different. I've met that little guy a time or two...hes not so nice...awesome work..keep doing what your doing! (Report)Reply

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  • (3/27/2009 12:39:00 PM)

    A great flowing piece, your topic is a fine choice, not many could cover it so well as you have, well penned art (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, March 27, 2009



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