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Until love, do you part

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Until love, do you part

You
were broken.

A shattered animosity
against booty calls and warm embraces.

You weren’t good enough
for that man who
cleansed his addictions
for the sake of your eyes,
made of chocolate fantasies.

Fishing for attention at Loneliness Lake,
searching for more piranhas
to gnaw on your D-cup breasts
and size 10 curves.

Until, out of the blue, you found another.

He was twice your size
with half of your vanity.

A bottle of Windex
to your brittle mirror.

Now “Love” was declared in the time it takes
to make popcorn.

But, he never took a whiff of your bag.

You started to hold hands and take
low resolution cell phone pics to fog the memories,
the proverbial paper bag over his face.

As you ride upon his wanton extension,
faking every gasp to get it over with.

He would try to hold you,
but your D-cups would interfere
as your rolling eyes
would leave his list of chores on the nightstand.

As you hit the town,
embracing arms of a stranger
under black light’s costume.

While “Love”
wept.

Now it’s anniversary day!

An exchanging of gifts where
written gratitude was sized smaller
than the $20 McDonalds gift cards
left in their blank envelopes.

As ignorant friends gather to celebrate,
more pictures are taken
with celebrated couple
placed 4 persons apart.

Her chest wrapped by that stranger’s arms.

As “Love” smiled in another direction.

For it is his time
to leave her list of chores,
on top of her suitcase.

© Drake J. Eszes

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  1. Date: 8/15/2013 3:06:00 AM
    This is awesome Drake,,,, love the words i've used the word piranhas in one of mine before. "not posted" I guess the dance of mine ran out of words. 17 yrs we were together. thing about break- ups is you have a lot of material to use, real or un-real ;} Cool it was featured ;}

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 8/15/2013 6:04:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    HA! Yes, a WHOLE LOT of material. Wow, 17 yrs. Thanks so much, Debbie.
  1. Date: 8/12/2013 3:38:00 PM
    wow, congrats I see this was one that was featured and it's getting lots of hits now. very interesting symbols in this one. Always your poems feel so current!

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 8/15/2013 6:03:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Yes, I'm very grateful to have this featured. I wrote this quite a while ago too. :) Thank you so much, Andrea!
  1. Date: 8/11/2013 11:19:00 AM
    - Congratulations on having your poem featured on the homepage "Featured Poem of the Week" - Have a nice day, Drake. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 8/11/2013 11:24:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks very much, Anne Lise. :)
  1. Date: 8/11/2013 7:17:00 AM
    Hello Drake, , '''CONGRATULATIONS''' On your featured poem of the week... Have yourself a nice and beautiful Sunday... -XOX- Love Linda

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 8/11/2013 8:14:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hey there, Linda. Thanks so much! =D You have a great rest of your weekend too!
  1. Date: 8/8/2013 7:55:00 PM
    Drake....WOW! I know this is tragic but almost made me smile too...the way you have a talent for wording things...I bet you can tell one heck of a ghost story!!!!! Congratulations on being featured this week...

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 8/8/2013 10:01:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    It made me smile too, in the end. ;-) Thank you so much, Donna!!!!!!!!!! =D Maybe I will do a ghost story one day.
  1. Date: 8/5/2013 9:05:00 PM
    A deep message. I don't think there's anyone here who can't relate to what you're saying. Congratulations on a well-deserved feature!...Milt

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 8/5/2013 10:05:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Indeed, Milton! :) Nice to meet you & thank you so much!
  1. Date: 8/5/2013 6:43:00 AM
    this should be in a book on a shelve cause others would not put it down enjoyed the read congrats on being featured keep up the great writting

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 8/5/2013 7:58:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    That's SUPER kind of you to say, Katherine. Thank you so very much!
  1. Date: 7/21/2013 2:00:00 PM
    soup mail

  1. Date: 7/17/2013 9:59:00 AM
    Drake, Drake, Drake...this was beyond awesome...beyond! Wow! Yea...let her pack that suitcase and be gone...D cups and all! ;) Soup Mail

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 7/17/2013 10:02:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    =D Absolutely! HAHAHHA! Thanks so much, Eileen!
  1. Date: 5/23/2013 12:02:00 AM
    Perhaps I should call you the Metaphor King... the expressions of piranhas representing piggish men... the all too quick and easiness of making popcorn... something so quick couldn't be called true love, I would think. The expressions are all so original. Love your style, mate!

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 5/23/2013 6:05:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    That's VERY kind of you! Yes, I've met way too many lost souls declaring love so quickly. It's a bit of a pity, really. Many thanks to you, Tim! :)
  1. Date: 9/28/2011 10:46:00 PM
    Oh my, can't find words to say what I'd like to but just know how unique you are as you express the esoteric ideas I need to read. So special Drake.

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 10/9/2011 7:57:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    That's terribly sweet of you to say. Thank you so much, Elizabeth. :)
  1. Date: 4/25/2011 5:38:00 AM
    Thank you very kindly Linda-Marie! Very appreciative for that.

  1. Date: 4/24/2011 11:42:00 AM
    Hope I can replicate as lovely Drake ..going to post my entry for your new contest...luv.. wishing u a most blessed Happy Easter Sunday my friend.. your words are a delight to read ..always..

  1. Date: 4/18/2011 5:31:00 AM
    It is quite sad actually. But, it ultimately becomes a win when we absorb in our hearts what we take from it and do all we can to better ourselves the next time around. Thank you Wilma!!! :)

  1. Date: 4/12/2011 12:43:00 PM
    Another one, spot on you have a unique way of bringing your thoughts across which captivate the reader. Thank you for always dropping in on my side.. I unearth another gem from you, just so sad that many relationships end up this way.. Glad to see from the comments that it is not a personal write ;) tc

  1. Date: 4/5/2011 10:30:00 AM
    Hey C.L.! Yes, I tend to believe many are gluttons for that sort of punishment. Maybe just for the sheer thrill of it all perhaps? I hope things improve further for you. Truly. Thank you!

  1. Date: 3/23/2011 6:12:00 AM
    Hi Jenn! Thank you so much! :)

  1. Date: 3/21/2011 9:35:00 AM
    very interesting write, enjoyed reading :)

  1. Date: 3/18/2011 10:27:00 PM
    Carolyn, no it wasn't. Thankfully. But it did involve somebody personally. It just didn't happen to me. Just something I noticed. Thank you! :) Stephen, hey man. I miss the whole package, honestly. But, it was her claims of being "broken" that was such a massive turn-off. Probably did it on purpose to make it easier to not like her. She failed miserably. Thanks so much!

  1. Date: 3/18/2011 7:47:00 PM
    I can tell you miss those cups, but hated her attention to detail! Unrequited love is a cankering mold that grows from day to day. I think that this type of poetry is cathartic and therapeutic! I have written a few poems on this subject, and I can tell you my exhaust pipe was emptied.

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