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Presumption

Hey there, Rag doll!
I'm folding into a bowled, 
bold mix and
I'm in knead of a partner.

First come. First served.

Lying in a daydream -
I see you fit the bill.
Make my realities a nightmare.

You're my dazzling star.
You're thin-sliced innocent.
You're an unused gift certificate.
Need me.

Hey there, sweetheart!
Don't talk. Don't yelp.
It's only me leaving 
an oil-stained finger print upon
your left eyelid.
Special. The touch -
my touch -
is special-licious.
Pirate-rigged and e(special)ly 
meant for you.

I threw away my thesaurus yesterday.
I found it unnecessary
and callous.
LOVE is a four letter word
as is -
LIAR.

Hit me with an anthemed antonym.

Hey there, pumpkin!
Kiss me once again
and revel in 
the sticky juices of
our misguided
presumptions.

Spit, spanked and smothered.
A rolling pin of charm -

You knead me, 
darling.


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  1. Date: 1/24/2014 3:33:00 PM

    What a great poem. Its nice reading your piece once again. Keep on writing please.

  1. Date: 12/24/2013 5:27:00 AM

    John--Dropping by with SMILES and CHRISTMAS CHEERS. Thank You for making this a great year for ALL OF US. --- May magic fill your days and all your dreams come true this holiday season. MERRY CHRISTMAS <3 Love Linda -The Sweetest Poet Destroyer

  1. Date: 12/20/2013 10:06:00 AM

    Very clever and wise!

  1. Date: 11/16/2013 12:19:00 PM

    I enjoyed reading your poem. Perfect. Best wishes Linda

  1. Date: 9/11/2013 10:02:00 PM

    a clever and lovely poem....Linda

  1. Date: 7/31/2013 10:38:00 PM

    Hey John! It's me, Uncle Miltie! Just wanted to read one of your masterpieces and truly a masterpiece this is!...Milt

  1. Date: 7/28/2013 10:15:00 PM

    John John I love you hi my friend I'm back after a 2 year brake I loved this wonderful expressive piece as always you rock me! Laura :)

  1. Date: 6/7/2013 11:02:00 AM

    Good rythm of words.

  1. Date: 5/30/2013 8:56:00 PM

    excellent poem ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 12/12/2012 11:23:00 PM

    Simply great!

  1. Date: 10/13/2012 7:47:00 AM

    A unique and very interesting write... We haven't heard from you for a while.

  1. Date: 9/6/2012 8:24:00 AM

    oohh....sounds like a good time to me!! Cooking up some homemade love!

  1. Date: 8/30/2012 9:06:00 AM

    I'm fascinated and entranced in the magic of double meanings, the twists and turns and wild analogies in this.

  1. Date: 8/29/2012 3:51:00 PM

    This is a magic artistic mix John and perfectly metaphored.

  1. Date: 8/21/2012 9:30:00 PM

    Soup Mail!

  1. Date: 8/20/2012 4:08:00 PM

    Oh oh here I am John and on the same day--You knead me--love the play on words this is a well written poem. Love and romance can be a sticky situation. love phyl

  1. Date: 8/20/2012 1:44:00 PM

    a gritty piece that livens the senses, john... love the mood and creative flow of this one with astounding phrases like " in knead of a partner..".. thanks for enjoying my poem for your dazzled contest; i had a great time!..:) huggs!

  1. Date: 8/20/2012 3:52:00 AM

    Great poem by you here. Enjoyed the read. Thank you for appreciating my poem and for placing it in your 'Dazzled' contest.

  1. Date: 7/11/2012 8:58:00 AM

    :) ahhhh, a touch of Hemmingway!! Well Done!! (by that of course, I refer to your use of 'food') and so wonderfully blended--'kneaded' into a deliscious treat!!! love ya, deb

  1. Date: 6/16/2012 5:23:00 PM

    darn it, no soupmail! call me saturday night or sunday morning. Hugs, Catie :)

  1. Date: 6/16/2012 5:21:00 PM

    soupmail :)

  1. Date: 5/28/2012 10:43:00 AM

    that's a lovely expressed poem with a romantic touch.I enjoyed reading it,God bless you. Erich

  1. Date: 5/28/2012 2:24:00 AM

    WOW,STUNNING POEM!!! Well written,I love the rhythm!!! A masterpiece!!! THANK YOU FOR SHARING!!!

  1. Date: 5/27/2012 12:38:00 PM

    John wow I love this..David

  1. Date: 5/27/2012 12:35:00 PM

    Well done! xoxoxox, Red

  1. Date: 5/27/2012 12:13:00 PM

    I love the wordplay in the last line. I see your creativity has returned to you with this marvelous, dramatic poem. You know I always expect the best from you, and you have not let me down. love and hugs, Catie :)

    Lindsey Avatar Catie Lindsey Date: 5/27/2012 3:35:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    absolutely perfect! :)