Away she went,
dancing down what could be
any leafy suburban street,
projecting her feet through
low altitude air,causing quite a stir
among neighbours and life's sailors
whose port of call never passed through
as she pirouetted round the bend
beyond the last greenery,
into a crumbling mean terrace
that smouldered while twilight poured
dark onto night. "Where the fuck you off to,
dumb girl?" Big boy blocked her path.
Laughing she caught a thread of tawdry hair
floating round his lemon head ,
spun golden twine to swiftly bind him
ankle and wrist, blew him a kiss,
then kicked him where it really hurts.
Later he was seen applauding in her wake.
His Ma had a different take,
"My boy's fallen head over heels
for the first girl who tore apart
his sensitive heart. Big mistake."
13 Apr 05
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Rich, vivid, colourful, evocative - yep, beautiful....
When I entered my, "The Norned Vultures (Brainwave)", it appeared after yours on top of the newest list. I get stoked on such synchronicity. It happens like a constant here.
Wow, great spin! Why is she named "beastly" though?
I love this.
That's an entertaining story, Larry. Nice.
She is beastly because she was so horrid and naughty bads to the darling boy who was an apple in his mummy's eye.
Larry I want my mummy Lark
I love the way this is written - I had to read it quickly to catch all the internal rhyme. Good, good.
^ new name arry. Damn keyboard.
I forgot to mention in the poem that all this action took place under a kaleidazcope sky and when she got round the korner she hopped into a newspaper taxi
Larry Blackcab Lark
Now go back and read it slow.
Larry tortoise Lark
S notanunknown am
Thanks for taking the time and trouble to read
Larry Ingrate Lark
Glad that it entertained you
Larry the entertainer Lark
That's right I suppose, such a spiderwoman to block the evil-apple eyed!
Its nice because i'm nice
Larry nice Lark
I love the lemonhead boy image - people as fruits, what a great idea - I want to be a raspberry. The format of this is just brilliant and the way it reads is so evocative and funny - also the way perception is addressed is also extremely astute,
I feel humbled in your mighty poetic presence,but i like it to.
Larry best of both worlds Lark
have you too met?
-noodle wiseacre man
Dear Noodle Wiseacre Man
Never heard of her
Larry Liar liar ,pants are on fire Lark
love the ending....
You make this all seem so easy. Awesome.
Thats cus it is##
Larry the big lie Lark
nice poem larry. a little bird told me you live in london.
its not as good as some of your others, I didnt like it (except 'lemon head').
Sorry , I was in a bit of a vegitive state when i wrote this one
Larry Pumpkin Lark