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No play or fairy tale

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No play or fairy tale

Fee Fie Foe Fum…

Scream the irregular beats of my stricken heart
as I pour my all into the cauldron of love

Ignoring the witches panicked looks
I cast aside their spell books
and concoct a potion
from the sweat and tears of my own desire

A base of the blood that courses through my veins,
too hot to hold,
red as the darkest rose,
runs from my wrist
spilling silently
into the stream of a sentence
spelling soundlessly
the words I write

From deep within my battered body
I collect the essences
of those values
that ease the workings of my very existence

Love, honour, trust and respect…
ingredients in inexhaustible measure
pour prodigiously onto the page

Strong arms to support you
hold you and enfold you…

Gentle hands to explore you
caress you and cherish you…

Lips to kiss you and whisper words of love
…and the making of love…

Draw themselves into the letters of my lines
words of wanting
paragraphs of passion

Fee Fie Foe Fum…

I smell the blood and tears
of another love letter
written in the media of the mind
daring itself to drip
from lips and pen
to explode in a kaleidoscope of colour and sound
to engulf and excite expectant and eager ears and eyes

Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble…

To send or not to send; that is the question

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  1. Date: 12/31/2008 2:44:00 AM
    ggod on e- fee fi fo fum enjoyed! paragraphs of passion (nicely put!)

  1. Date: 12/31/2008 2:43:00 AM
    great with lots of detail! wow smell the blood and tears too!! all the best!! Thank you!!

  1. Date: 12/21/2008 2:34:00 PM
    Wow! What a strong poem, and so descriptive! I love the "Fee Fie Fo Fum"s and the "bubble, bubble, toil and trouble" inserts. Send it! Send it! You must! :) Thank you so much for your comments on my poem "Lament of the Philosopher's Hound"...I appreciate your support so much! Hope your holidays are very merry! ~Juliane

  1. Date: 12/20/2008 9:19:00 AM
    awesome my Lord Nigel, very adapt at the pen you have captured my heart through your poetic word...... Sincerely your friend and God Bless......

  1. Date: 12/19/2008 5:41:00 PM
    another sex poem, where your pride, theres children aboard.

  1. Date: 12/18/2008 5:05:00 PM
    WOW! tough competition. John H Loving III

  1. Date: 12/18/2008 2:26:00 PM
    Fee fie foe fum I smell the blood of an English man ah jack and the bean stalk, simply loved the use of the phrase, hats off love Ann.

  1. Date: 12/18/2008 1:35:00 PM
    This was excellent! So perfect, I loved this, very creative. And awesome love poem, you sure know how to write em. Send it! Great write, Blessings, ~Michaela~

  1. Date: 12/17/2008 4:35:00 PM
    excellent, penetrating, perpetuating, pragmatic pour your heart out but remember to save some for yourself. Light & Love Debbie

  1. Date: 12/16/2008 4:40:00 PM
    And so, have you decided yet? Great, exciting writing here, Nigel. I really enjoyed this and love the fee/fie/foe/fum repetitions!! Hope you have a warm, wonderful holiday and that '09 is a great year for you and yours!!

  1. Date: 12/16/2008 8:20:00 AM
    Grat write Nigel, you are very talented and have a lovely writing gift that we all adore...Raul

  1. Date: 12/16/2008 4:37:00 AM
    This is brilliant Nigel. You are the master of the love poem. Words of love flows out of you naturally my friend. Thanks for this write..happy holidays to and your family.

  1. Date: 12/14/2008 9:23:00 AM
    Wow. This is an awesome write. From the beginning it sweeps you off your feet and whisks you away with it. A woman would have to be made of stone not to be moved by your beautifully penned words. Glad you liked my ethree and thank you for sharing your wonderful talents. Love Robin

  1. Date: 12/14/2008 8:18:00 AM
    If there is any snow where you live, it is all surely melted by this poem.......hot, hot, hot! Oh my goodness, Nigel....how could she resist? By all means....send!! :) Love, Carrie

  1. Date: 12/14/2008 7:56:00 AM
    Well, if this doesn't move her, nothing will..SEND IT TO HER..Times awasting ! What a wonder you are..this is so beautiful. BG

  1. Date: 12/14/2008 7:10:00 AM
    Wow. I don't know how much more of this I can take. Whatever happens, save these all for a book of love poems. It is the real thing, and so are you dear poet. A for Amazing. Love, Shar

  1. Date: 12/14/2008 6:53:00 AM
    '...paragraphs of passion,' ...love that phrase! using the imagery of the witches to create your own special love potion is genius... BRAVO Jack! Best wishes, Keith

  1. Date: 12/14/2008 4:48:00 AM
    Holy crickey! I think I forgot to breathe...I believe I am almost stricken speechless....this is your best yet! Seriously, a person would have to be dead for this not to reach them....you know where this goes my friend...Love your friend in a castle by the sea...Tink

  1. Date: 12/14/2008 3:13:00 AM
    My my my....man, you sure know how to write a love letter/poem, this is brilliant - truly brilliant. so many excellent lines, I would not know where to start quoting them. Dude, I think, that you just need to let loose, and go for it. straight up spill the beans to your girl, bring her to you - make it happen!!! I hope she feels the same way for you (I'll bet she does!) good luck, this was awesome, Kristin