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My Katherine My Spencer

  A conversation between Katherine Hepburn
              and Spencer Tracy     


My Katherine  My Spencer

Oh, my Spencer, you're much shorter than I
I know, my Katherine, but for you I’d die
Would you really, how that does please
Oh my Katherine, you are such a tease

You are the queen of the cutting remark
Yes my Spencer, you’ll  jump when I bark
Oh my Katherine, please  purr like a cat
Spencer, you know, I don’t do things like that

Your such a tough guy with heart so soft
And you're so engaging yet stay so aloft
My Katherine, what’s with, this haughtiness
To keep you at bay, with your naughtiness

My Spencer, it’s just, the way I am made
My Katherine, no way, will you persuade
This soft heart of mine, to leave you alone 
Spencer, you know, that I’m made of stone

You’re up on the screen, all elegant, cold
But Katherine to me you’re a sight to behold
So true, my Spencer, but I’ve seen enough
In your best suit, you still look a scruff

My Katherine I wonder in our film career
Which one do think, our fans most endear
My Spencer, of that, there’s one thing I’m sure
You can count yourself lucky I think it’s a draw

We’ve been so successful, both you and I
Yes, my Spencer, could want for no more
Except I was more so, which you can’t deny
They gave you two Oscars but I received four 

Oh, my Katherine, I love you so
Maybe Spencer, but no-one must know
We’ll leave this Earth, one day it seems
And make reality our hopes and dreams




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  1. Date: 8/14/2013 10:04:00 PM
    Well you won with this one I see ;}

  1. Date: 7/22/2013 8:09:00 PM
    I see you won a contest with this write. No wonder. I would have placed it tops had it been my contest. An insighful poem, my friend. Well done and congratulations. Licia :-)

  1. Date: 5/6/2013 11:58:00 PM
    hey, it is another win for you YAYYY. A well deserved one too.

  1. Date: 4/15/2013 9:01:00 PM
    Hello Richard, Congratulations with your winning poem in Heather's "Famous Couples/Duos" contest. ~Always* Linda

  1. Date: 4/13/2013 9:16:00 AM
    Clever write on those two Richard you chose one of my favorite pairs--I think Guess Who's Coming to Dinner was my favorite by them. Many congrats for this great write!

  1. Date: 4/12/2013 2:54:00 PM
    wow spencer tracey? and kathleen hepburn? Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 4/12/2013 12:29:00 PM
    Congrats, Richard. Nice going. Ralph

  1. Date: 4/12/2013 8:51:00 AM
    Congrats on your win.~ A.O

  1. Date: 4/11/2013 10:50:00 PM
    Many congrats for this win.

  1. Date: 4/11/2013 3:52:00 PM
    interesting to write it as a conversation, well written with great rhyming; congrats on your win :)

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 9:14:00 PM
    two of my fave movie stars. Thank you for this, well deserving of your win.

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 8:49:00 PM
    What a great couple you chose. Before Heather's time so double congrats because you still got her attention with your skillfull writing.

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 6:35:00 PM
    Their illicit love was legend and ponderable. She was so elegant and he was a bit rumpled. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 3:03:00 PM
    Congrats Richard....great win...Donna

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 10:14:00 AM
    very clever Richard, many congratulations,enjoyed xx

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 10:00:00 AM
    Interesting dialogue here. Good job with all the rhyming words too!

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 9:25:00 AM
    I love the way you set up your poem as a conversation. Very clever and fun to read. I particularly loved how you rhymed "haughtiness" with "naughtiness." Congrats on your win in my contest :)

  1. Date: 4/4/2013 10:50:00 AM
    A very interesting poem. I like the meaning of hopes and dreams... love the poem, and the example you express through, Katherine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy... always~ LINDA

  1. Date: 4/2/2013 2:25:00 PM
    Richard two of my favourite actors, I like this a lot...David

  1. Date: 4/1/2013 9:33:00 AM
    Well done poem! Wish you luck in the contest. THought I should mention it is Katharine Hepburn, spelled with a K. :) Cyndi

    Seal Avatar Richard D Seal
    Date: 4/1/2013 1:53:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Ooooo yes, Thank you for the tip Cyndi, much appreciated
    MacMillan Avatar Cyndi MacMillan
    Date: 4/1/2013 9:35:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Also, you may want to check some of your "yours" which should be you're. Some judges are sticklers, and I can't remember who is hosting this contest.
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