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Sonnet to My Mistress

My mistress comes in varied shades; Be it black or clear or brown. When we embrace it feels like blades And fire as She goes down. She is beloved by many, But beholden to so few. I'm not Her one and only: You might be Her lover, too. All the times She's left us To lift another person up, Are all the times I've trapped Her trust In my drinking cup. My lust for Her has seared my soul, And turned it into burnt out coal.

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  1. Date: 11/21/2011 12:19:00 AM
    The 11/19/2011 Omar Khayyam!

  1. Date: 11/21/2011 12:00:00 AM
    Daniel, Daniel... any women is a dose of the wrong medicine... and poor poor,,, foolish sonnet man.. this is a very clever poem... I just can't help but smile at the burnt coal, one leaves after a heavy drinking cup... truly enjoyed,..LINDA

  1. Date: 11/20/2011 11:15:00 AM
    Very deep write, my friend. She has many lovers, alas

  1. Date: 11/20/2011 9:34:00 AM
    wonderful pen a reader could get lost in the imagery. :)

  1. Date: 11/19/2011 5:37:00 PM
    that is an awesome poem on a tragic theme