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Helena

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Helena

Make men stretch their arms, to wake in her eyes

Finger on lip, ring not on middle, mouth lovely

With hair like lakes that glint beneath the stars


With the shades of occidental and oriental beauty

Her lips suck forth my soul; ah, see where it flies

There will I swell for heaven is in those lips pouty.


This is the face that can launch a thousand rockets

Burn the topless towers of any earth’s location.

She’s ready to claim what nature gave her in tons.


See you freshly bathed with glowing soft skin

The flowers like earth, moon and stars in hair

Piercing grey-black eyes alluring to commit sin.


The fuller pouty lower lip, inviting my upper

Making me nervous to touch, increase my beats

Know the tips, beautiful lips sink the ships ever.


Sweet Helena, make me immortal with a kiss.

Come, Helen, come, give me my soul again.

The world without you, everything is dross.

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Tenth place win in:
Dr. Ram Mehta
Partly inspired by Christopher Marlowe’s lines in his play Doctor Faustus
Contest: Tell Her Story sponsored by Constance La France

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  1. Date: 3/11/2011 10:52:00 AM
    Congratulations on your Helena winning in Constance's contest "Tell Her Story" Dr. Ram. Have a wonderful weekend. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/11/2011 6:54:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win, Dr. Ram! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 3/11/2011 12:30:00 AM
    Hey a big congratulations to you,Dr.Ram. You always come up with something and this was GREAT!

  1. Date: 3/10/2011 9:41:00 PM
    dr. ram!! a feast for the senses, i like this part of you.. CONGRATS on the fine win! :) huggs, nette

  1. Date: 3/10/2011 9:08:00 PM
    What a beautiful tribute to the beauty of this siren. Congratulations on your top ten. win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 3/10/2011 9:03:00 PM
    Oh so emotional and lovely Dr. Ram. Many congratulations for this win.

  1. Date: 3/10/2011 5:39:00 PM
    Congrats Dr. Ram on your fantastic win in Tell Her Story contest with this exciting entry my friend.. great name and tale to tell .. enjoy my friend with luv..

  1. Date: 3/10/2011 11:42:00 AM
    What a beautiful poem, Dr. Ram. Constance is sure to love this one -- her grandmother (and mine) were named Helena and now that is my middle name. Aces high for this delightful write! Best wishes in the contest. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 3/9/2011 10:07:00 AM
    Might have been written by Paris. Love this write, Doctor. Love, Dave

  1. Date: 3/9/2011 6:49:00 AM
    Intriguing story in a stunning poetic form .. brilliant and beautiful in one breath Dr. Ram.. good luck in Constance's contest my friend.. she will adore this entry ..for certain..luv..

  1. Date: 3/8/2011 11:40:00 PM
    wow, I think you really fell in love with your character, Dr. Ram. I sure loved the next to last stanza. So poetic!!

  1. Date: 3/8/2011 7:45:00 PM
    Thank you for supporting my contest, Ram, I love the name Helena~~

  1. Date: 3/8/2011 6:09:00 PM
    Excellent write Dr.Mehta and the form is challenging!Goodluck in the contest---kashinath

  1. Date: 3/8/2011 3:14:00 PM
    Interesting work..Good luck in the contest..Reads like winning material..Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my work..Your presence at my work is always uplifting..Sara

  1. Date: 3/8/2011 2:44:00 PM
    the last verse is the capturing lines. beautiful write !