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PoorPoor Casanova

Poor, Poor Casanova



Once in a time,
 in a place known as Umbria.
Spied dist I, oh grand lake!
Trasimeno ,Trasimeno

Twas said,” oh So many roman soldiers 
were slain here in some long forgotten war.”
Unto the waters sleep their bones.

Now on pretty pretty hill
dwells not only serpents,
but wantonness eternal beauty.
She is; all that is woman.

Guarding the castle dwells too,
Mark Antony a cruel large red cat,
commanding four Roman soldiers’ parrots.

There’s graves scattered here about
of those uppity puppity knights,
who desired a little too much amore,
Oh how the great dark gates protect her.

On strange quiet nights listen to the wind
and hear silent, silent whispers
of fabulous Venus.

Amore, amore, amore mio.
Sssshhhh , sssshhhh!
Fools  its Pompio and the rusty crusty parrots.

But I do sigh, for didst I
her very scent didst taste.
Grievous cursed am I  now to follow Cleopatra everywhere.

Thou charming thing
magically turning me unto a Billy goat.
So mournfully falling about a place, Perugia.

For whilst I prance, dance, entrance ye,
Eve dwells on high.
With cruel Mark Antony aside mine heart.

Beware Casanova those mischievous servants,
in beautiful Gethsemane.
Who upon high ancient olive tree, watch ye.

Jealousy is mine only friend
could be mine pathetic end.
Spare me, mourn me,
poor, poor Casanova.






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  1. Date: 8/16/2012 6:21:00 AM
    Very well written poem. - Welcome to P-Soup. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

    marshall Avatar carrington marshall
    Date: 8/17/2012 4:07:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thank you so much Anne, I have a few more poems that you might enjoy, and have just posted a new ohe on here called Judas Iscarriot i Hope you enjoy that ohe. by the way I am a desendant of Samuel Taylor Coleridge thanks carrington
  1. Date: 8/16/2012 5:29:00 AM
    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer to you today Carrington. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. Hoping you find even more inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. May the sun shine on you that you might find great joy in your life. Love, Carol

    marshall Avatar carrington marshall
    Date: 8/17/2012 4:09:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    You are very kind, please look out for more of my poems because I put ohe on here now quite often they are all from my new book DOOR O'THA DEAD LOVE CARRINGTON
  1. Date: 8/16/2012 5:27:00 AM
    Good morning...Carrington.. awee..yes poor poor Casanova. Thank you for the dedication.... I love nothing more but the image of a man being turned into a billy goat by magic.. your point is amazing in this poem. you know we women come with protection.. I love the whole epic scenario. I'm adding this to my favorites. Thank you Carrington, 1 more time for this lovely dedication 1 can only sleep eat and hold in jealousy and wish to be mourn. Love ** Linda

    marshall Avatar carrington marshall
    Date: 8/17/2012 4:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi Linda finally worked out how to message you, if you like my work send me your email link and I will send you some illustrations and poems from my book love carrington
  1. Date: 8/16/2012 2:50:00 AM
    Carrington good tale...David

    marshall Avatar carrington marshall
    Date: 8/17/2012 4:14:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thankyou David very kind of you to comment, hope you enjoy some of my other poems especially the new ohe I just posted called Judas Iscarriot. its ohe of my best I think kind regards CARRINGTON