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Below is the poem entitled Idol which was written by poet Kaye Locke. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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A wash of words and
he’d got me
a brushstroke blue-jean greeting
‘hi, howareya’

Quivering in my
Static stilletoes
Uncomposed, all rhythm gone
‘um,fine thanks’

His curling smile-sneer
Lascivious lipped,
affection affected.
The ground shifted

I breathe in his effort scent,
and beer breath,
Pheromone filled
as cheap cologne

the movie in my mind
sees the handshake
as entwined torsos, arms, legs.
Then he moves on.

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  1. Date: 8/9/2014 12:34:00 AM
    This is a beautiful idol. As all idols with beer breath, arms and legs.)) I like. My English is very small, but I`m study it and want to write poems into English. Thank you, Kaye. M.K.

  1. Date: 2/22/2010 8:36:00 PM
    GREAT writing here. I love how you put me in the moment with this "idol" Luv , Andrea