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I divorce thee Egg

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I divorce thee Egg

I was fourteen, energetic, idealistic, a closeted radical of sorts.  
Injustice grated into my senses; suffocated my realms.
But boy was I too shy to fight it overtly.
Then I saw him… smooth, dark brown and handsome.
I didn’t care if he was an egg, I knew he was my knight and I was a damsel.
He, it was, who would battle my wars, bandage my wounds and lift
my heart from its cringing sadness.
The object of my derision being as it were Carl, the school bully.
Egg and I hatched a plan; I aimed; he missed Carl, but got the principal face on.
My elusive fantasy of liberation dissolved into a sickening rotten stench.
And thus started my nightmare in a hell called boarding school.
… I never want to see you again Egg... 



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  1. Date: 1/7/2014 11:00:00 PM

    Vicky What a creative and unique write. You kept the reader entranced from beginning to end. A nice tale of humor that didn't go quite right. Nice job Thanks for the awesome comment on my Hoarding poem.

  1. Date: 12/17/2013 7:25:00 AM

    I can't believe I missed this one. I love it, it's a delightful piece.

  1. Date: 10/10/2013 6:12:00 PM

    Haha...enjoyed your plan that didn't quite work out...congratulations on your featured poem...

  1. Date: 10/10/2013 4:45:00 AM

    Ha!...Love your sense of humor! So you were a naughty young lady in school? Well, I was a naughty young man who got kicked out of private school and had to attend public school his senior year...My father was on the faculty there and he was NOT pleased...I wander what happened to poor Mr. Egg? (Probably continued hatching evil plots I suppose) - Tim

  1. Date: 10/13/2012 7:40:00 PM

    I like it. Somehow, I'm feeling sorry for the egg :), warm thoughts, Ralph

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 4:51:00 AM

    Love this one. I like the way the story develops and has a nice punch line at the end.Might have changed Carl's life if egg had reached its destination.

  1. Date: 9/18/2012 6:18:00 PM

    Haha, fantastic.

  1. Date: 9/13/2012 10:31:00 AM

    I see by the other comments that you won a contest with this one. Not surprised...I love it!

  1. Date: 6/21/2012 4:28:00 PM

    Interesting life's experience told in this great contest entry...Enjoyed reading ..Congrats on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 6/20/2012 12:48:00 PM

    Vicky, it was cruel of you to write that last line (...I never want to see you again Egg... ) I'll find myself laughing out loud when I should be quiet.

  1. Date: 6/19/2012 8:05:00 PM

    Hey, I see you won with an egg poem too. Congratulations. Your also did a rotten egg poem. COOL.

  1. Date: 6/19/2012 1:48:00 AM

    Vicky, congrats on your win, very good...David

  1. Date: 6/18/2012 3:27:00 PM

    Really cute story. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 6/18/2012 11:27:00 AM

    Thanks for your egg poem - YOU won a prize !!! - oxox love Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 6/18/2012 11:16:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win in Susan's "Eggs" contest Vicky. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/11/2012 1:24:00 PM

    Rotten egg stench....ugh.... - Luck to you in contest Vicky. - hug Anne-Lise