elysabeth faslund

Rookie (11/23/49 / Thibodaux. Louisiana)

You Ain'T Gettin Jack! - Poem by elysabeth faslund

You wanted my heart, soul
On Layaway...
That ain't gonna get
You can't afford the full
Price of Love?
You ain't gonna get little
By little...Jack!
And, uh, just a thought...
How many other Layaways
Are you checking on...?
Mr. Jack be Nimble,
Mr. Jack be Quick,
Fixin to get your ass
By Love's flaming
Don't knock, knock, knock...
Cause I'm gone, gone, gone.

Comments about You Ain'T Gettin Jack! by elysabeth faslund

  • Bri Edwards (12/15/2012 4:28:00 PM)

    i'm betting this never happened to you. and i want to believe that Jack refers to jack shit, a term i used to hear years ago....meaning nothing, nada, none. am i correct? no matter if i am or not, i like this a lot and laughed aloud at....well, i don't remember where, but somewhere. and layaway...a reference to getting laid? (having sex) if jack's party is over with one (as suggested by robert (below) , i bet jack has other parties to attend, as i believe you are suggesting. thanks for sharing. bri (Report)Reply

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  • (11/10/2007 5:28:00 PM)

    Your personal and poetic strength continues to astonish. Your words compel the reader to sit up and take notice. I hope he gets to read this. Great poem. love, Allie xxxx (Report)Reply

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  • (11/6/2007 10:47:00 PM)

    Something tells me that Jack's party is over. (Report)Reply

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  • (11/6/2007 2:17:00 PM)

    Knock, knock, who's home?
    not the smashed-off wanker who dared to irritate you and your response is prefect (as ever) . t x

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Poem Edited: Friday, April 22, 2011

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