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A not in love poem

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A not in love poem

Could I prefer thee to a bummer day?
You have less love and belong in a crate.
You drink my darling Bud, to my dismay
Your house’s lease hath all too long a date.

Often time I, so hot, from heaven shine,
And my gold complexion is never dim;
My every hair, so fair, never declines,
By scissors, or the barber’s ugly trim.

But thy infernal winter cannot fade
Nor lose possession, for no fair thou ow'st;
I wish death brags thou wand'rest in his shade,
So to be honest, well, you know you’re gross. 

So long as men can gag and eyes can’t see,
So long lives this, fingers-crossed it kills thee

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  1. Date: 3/18/2012 5:44:00 PM

    This made me laugh so much! I am an unromantic and I hope you don't mind, but I'm giving some friends a link to this- it's just so great! Amazing parody :) Love, J.

  1. Date: 3/13/2012 8:35:00 AM

    Amusing and talented parody of Shakespear's sonnet...I enjoyed reading this.

  1. Date: 3/12/2012 7:40:00 AM

    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week Ioana. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/6/2012 2:27:00 PM

    this is awesome!