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Dark Temptress

Near the lobby in the great room
We first make our rendezvous
A breathy trip up to my stateroom
And I am at last alone with you

I breathe your fragrant muskiness
As I tease off your tenuous cover
And reveal the lustrous duskiness 
Of your dark body to your lover

As your wrap falls to the floor
And in all your glory you disrobe
The hungry demon waits no more
And I encup your tempting globe

I cannot think what may transpire
Shall I regret today's caprice?
But I cannot vanquish my desire
And sweet passion will not cease

Deferred until tomorrow all guilt trips
And now, oh chocolate truffle... to my lips!

February 10, 2013

Inspired by Jon Cavanaugh's "Ode to Chocolate".

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  1. Date: 6/13/2015 1:35:00 AM
    Hi Roy.. Back to congratulate you on your multi winning poem.. You rock!

  1. Date: 6/11/2015 4:11:00 PM
    ROY, :-) Congratulations with your wonderful win! *SKAT*

  1. Date: 6/11/2015 8:04:00 AM
    Ha ha, not what I expected! Congrats!

  1. Date: 6/10/2015 8:42:00 PM
    so seductive Roy excellent suspense congrats on 1st place hugs 7

  1. Date: 3/1/2013 8:07:00 PM
    Roy, :-) congratulations with your sweet and spicy win in Cyndi's out of the box" SENSUAL POETRY. ADULTS ONLY." Contest* Always & Forever ~LINDA

  1. Date: 3/1/2013 11:29:00 AM
    LOL! You got me! Good one, Roy! Congratulations on your win! Ruben.

  1. Date: 3/1/2013 8:34:00 AM
    Great win Roy---knew it!

  1. Date: 2/22/2013 6:42:00 PM
    Roy--alty, a fun write Roy!!

    Jerden Avatar Roy Jerden
    Date: 2/22/2013 7:44:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Alty - a new word for me. Thanks Craig. For an old fart like me, that's actually kind of cool.
  1. Date: 2/21/2013 11:00:00 PM
    very well done,,,,, I so love chocolate ;} And congratulations on your win ;} well done.

  1. Date: 2/20/2013 10:42:00 PM
    Oh this was so tempting. Leading me into the lair of desire of a chocolate. Love it.

  1. Date: 2/20/2013 10:03:00 PM
    Yes, it reads GREAT that way!!!! (but i still like that truffle too!!)

    Jerden Avatar Roy Jerden
    Date: 2/21/2013 5:14:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Yes! Too bad I didn't have the guts to write it from a female perspective. Think of the possibilities with a candy bar!
  1. Date: 2/20/2013 3:51:00 PM
    Congrats Roy....great job

    Jerden Avatar Roy Jerden
    Date: 2/20/2013 5:00:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, Donna. A bit off my beaten track, no?
  1. Date: 2/20/2013 10:12:00 AM
    congrats on your win, a tease of a poem, well worded, I particularly liked the last two lines! :)

  1. Date: 2/20/2013 1:49:00 AM
    Many Congratulations on your win Roy sorry i am a bit late xx

  1. Date: 2/20/2013 1:28:00 AM
    Good job! - Your hotel is 7 star! - Congratulations! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 2/19/2013 8:26:00 PM
    wowie, this could fit into that other contest as well, the one on seductive poems. Good job and good win. Congrats

    Jerden Avatar Roy Jerden
    Date: 2/19/2013 9:05:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, Andrea. I added a stanza and put it in the new contest, just so it's not exactly the same poem. You're right. It's was a pretty good fit, but even better now, I think.
  1. Date: 2/19/2013 5:20:00 PM
    Congrats, Roy on your big win, it all sounds very yummy xxx

  1. Date: 2/19/2013 4:41:00 PM
    You really pulled me in on that one. Thanks for the fun ending. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

    Jerden Avatar Roy Jerden
    Date: 2/19/2013 7:39:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Ah, but Joyce, are you sure the ending was not just a figure of speech, a metaphor for something else? Perhaps the first part was literal and the last part figurative or perhaps vice versa.....
  1. Date: 2/19/2013 4:12:00 PM
    Roy, CONGRATULATIONS :-) ~ love your awesome winning poem in Susan's contest.. take care.. PD

  1. Date: 2/19/2013 3:25:00 PM
    great poem and i especially like the ending. congrats on your win!