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Ladies, Before Gentlemen

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Ladies, Before Gentlemen

There were two young ladies all beautiful and brown, 
beauties who wore delightful designer gowns.
And many suitors suits made, playing melodies as fair
hoping these fair ladies would fall for such good cheer;
But they never did.

Then one evening in early June when the rains came too soon
They took a walk and stayed out late to admire the lazy moon. 
They sauntered across a meadow, and felt that life was mellow
underneath the sky where the moon would shimmer like yellow jello.
But it never did.

Instead the evening got dark; as clouds gathered in the sky
one young lady told a joke about the day she had made a pie. 
The other, her countenance sad said the darkness was a bother
so they shuddered and wanted to cling to each other. 
But they never did.

The two young ladies hurried home afraid they’d catch a cold,
and really, if the truth was to be told they were afraid they’d get too old.
They each made a vow that on the evening next, they’d dared to stroll,
wearing designer gowns through that meadow, that was their goal.
But they never did.

For on that very day two young swain from far away
who arrived in a sleek red Porsche took  them for a swim - in the bay.  
Giddy with love, the two lovebirds waved goodbye to family
promising they’d return and not elope to Saxony. 
But they did.

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  1. Date: 8/17/2012 9:55:00 AM
    I felt the need to stop by your list of poetry today Sherese. I wish to thank you for your kind words on my writing. Hope you have a wonderful weekend and hope to see you back here Monday. Love, Carol XX

    Gooden Avatar Sherese Gooden
    Date: 8/18/2012 9:28:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks for stopping by. Have a great weekend too.
  1. Date: 7/25/2012 11:46:00 PM
    oh, I LIKE that how you switched it at the end. Cleverly done!!!

    Gooden Avatar Sherese Gooden
    Date: 8/18/2012 9:28:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Glad you did, Andrea.
  1. Date: 7/25/2012 11:03:00 PM
    Lol...love this light poetry of yours...regards INK-U-SCRIPT

    Gooden Avatar Sherese Gooden
    Date: 8/18/2012 9:29:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Ink.
  1. Date: 7/25/2012 4:21:00 PM
    hahaha great write Sherese,got a little chuckle,I did

    Gooden Avatar Sherese Gooden
    Date: 7/25/2012 4:31:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Rich.
  1. Date: 7/24/2012 4:32:00 PM
    Sherese ...did you get my soup mail...please reply in kind

    Gooden Avatar Sherese Gooden
    Date: 7/24/2012 9:17:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Soup mail, in kind.
  1. Date: 7/24/2012 9:39:00 AM
    soup mail

  1. Date: 7/23/2012 8:40:00 PM
    A nicely written story poem. I love to read these.

  1. Date: 7/23/2012 5:51:00 PM
    Such a lovely fairytail story...well told and written Sher. I enjoyed from it all. Tnx for reading and commenting on my writes, much appreciated. One love. Joy Wells.

  1. Date: 7/22/2012 8:40:00 AM
    Nice write Sherese...enjoyed your poem.

  1. Date: 7/22/2012 1:52:00 AM
    Hi Again... oh! This poem, is unique. I was intrigued, and than everything changed once the rain took over in JUNE. I also like the way you called the moon lazy. Sherese, i'm glad when one can meet the end they want.. And I'm not disappointed with the end of your poem at all. Thank you~ xox~LINDA

  1. Date: 7/21/2012 10:44:00 PM
    Hi Sherese ....nice write ...enjoyed ...love...Joseph