Not Long Left

Rookie (17.05.1981 / The Molten Core)

My Favourite Critic - Poem by Not Long Left

after a long day of work,
and a steady flow of note taking,
i finally reach the warm welcoming home.
i go to kiss you and you offer me your cheek,
i have never known such love.

like a child with a good school report
I place my new poems upon
your lap
read them i say
let me know what you think.
within thirty special seconds,
you read four poems.
bemused you look up at me.
and say,
i have no idea what they are about,
they are just a list of words.
i have never known such inspired feeback.
i love you for your indiffernce.

Comments about My Favourite Critic by Not Long Left

  • (1/16/2006 6:31:00 AM)

    Absolutely delicious poem, Vincent! (Report) Reply

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  • (1/15/2006 10:33:00 AM)

    Oh dear Vincent, it is so disheartening when family don't understand your reason or your rhyme. Happens to me all the time. 10 from understanding, Tai (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, January 15, 2006

Poem Edited: Friday, April 14, 2006

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