s./j. goldner

Rookie (March 2nd,1984 / USA)

Rock Star Factor Or Walks Like A Lover - Poem by s./j. goldner

He walks like a lover: mysterious and wise
chestnut hair hides two hazel eyes
leaving girls in his wake begging for more—
cause to him it's just the thrill of the lure.

He stares at you across the bar—
seductively undressing from afar;
you take the bait as he reels you in
thinking, 'I bet this guy always wins.'

something obscured in his character
I hypothesize an 'X' factor.

Pleasure floods your inner voice
that would-a otherwise made a sensible choice.
Your desire compounds his scheming loath—
there's a common thread that runs in you both.

You live for the craving of right now—
don't hesitate to seize or even ask how,
for it's over before it begins
and you're left alone with passion's sins.

What is it about him that excites to the core
while he's busy calculating his next score?
It's got to be hidden somewhere in the confide:
you've never been so satisfied.

It's not what he says but how he kisses down there—
how he stares and fights to care
that makes you believe you're one of the lucky ones
—or is it he's learned the innocent give better runs?

something obscured in his character
one guess it could be the Rock Star factor.

It wasn't even charm that made you falter—
I wouldn't be surprised if his words were chartered.
It was rather that he left all baggage at the claim
giving an illusion of a boy wildly untamed.

Where'd you get the notion: youth is invincible
defying your every previous principle?
It was his vulnerability—
it was too damn irresistable.

'Don't search too long or you'll end up alone'
is a piece of advice that should be ground like a stone
for aren't we all in this game of fishing
endlessly searching—for what we think is missing?

Heartbreak on the sleeve and confidence at the collar
is a recipe for the fiercest desire.
He keeps a record of his former ties—
truth in fact, he hates goodbyes.

At last I conclude indefinitely:
—whether or not it was worth it to me,
the something obscured in his character
is most certainly the Rock Star Factor.

Comments about Rock Star Factor Or Walks Like A Lover by s./j. goldner

  • (6/5/2010 1:17:00 PM)

    I wrote something similar to this, but from the guy's perespective, called 'Smooth Like That.' This blows it out of the water.10/10 (Report) Reply

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  • (2/13/2008 11:35:00 AM)

    Well there certainly is a rock factor. I have a lot of girlfriends
    tell me about this kind of charm. The other title may more
    accurately reflect on the content, however. 'Walks Like A
    Lover', seems to be what the girl is looking for. Men always
    ask, what do women want? The sad, but harsh truth is, women
    don't really know what they want. They think they know, but
    they really don't. I thought this poem captured it perfectly.
    The conflict that goes on inside a woman.

    Greenwolfe 1962
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  • (10/13/2006 5:12:00 AM)

    Hey Sus! I've been here too, those arrogant rock star types are oh-so-alluring! But hell are they trouble? ? Still we have to at least....try them once! ! Great write! HG xx (Report) Reply

  • Marie Joyce Negapatan (5/20/2006 1:32:00 PM)

    A vivid description nonetheless! You have succesfully create quite an impressing image of rockstar there huh? Double props to you girl! : -) (Report) Reply

  • (5/17/2006 7:21:00 PM)

    A most incredible write, I could see it all and most importantly, empathize. Been there, felt like that. Way to capture it! (Report) Reply

  • (5/16/2006 1:24:00 AM)

    Sus, what you learned at 22........I bit off at 47. I think YOU got the skill to tell of life's heart breaks before the telling been's told. Very Insiteful for a 'youngling

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  • (5/15/2006 8:57:00 AM)

    HOLY SH! T that is a good poem. the chase and lust. When it comes down to most people meet cause of one or the other
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  • (5/5/2006 8:49:00 AM)

    it has alot of passion and suspence, but really interestin with a great rhyme, keep up sue, if only we could make a song out of it.maxim muyu. (Report) Reply

  • (5/3/2006 10:07:00 PM)

    Jack is impressed with your interpretation of the chase, if lust is a sin I'll see you in hell! A well deserved 10! This one might need some music put to it! I definately agree and understand every word of this, similar things apply to women. (Report) Reply

  • (5/3/2006 1:14:00 PM)

    Wow, good poem, even though obviously I'm not attracted to rock stars (girl folk singers though, yeah!) . (Report) Reply

  • (5/2/2006 2:52:00 PM)

    I love this poem- it epitomises everything that a lot of my friends (yeah, that would include me) look for in a guy. I love rock stars- this one kind of reminds of James Blunt! Excellent write! Keep up the good work :) (Report) Reply

  • (5/2/2006 2:32:00 PM)

    Think it's a good one, expressed really good what you think/mean, understood you (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, May 2, 2006

Poem Edited: Thursday, March 22, 2007

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