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Mario and Luigi: The Untold Story

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Mario and Luigi: The Untold Story

(Submitted to Heather's Famous Couples/Duos contest. I hope you all like!)  :)

“Save me, Mario & Luigi!”

As they both read the Princess’ distress call,
Written in dark cherry lipstick on his walls
“Mama-Mia, I just painted this damn thing”, Luigi whined.

They ride off into smiling clouds’ horizon
Knocking out hopeless Goombas & misunderstood Turtle shells
Rapidly exhaled hustles over flagpoles and grassy valleys
To see who will capture her 1st kiss...and NOTHING MORE

Towards that immense castle in the sky,
They climbed against its walls like two dogs in heat for the 1st time

Into un-screened window archways, they dive in
Their eyes stare threateningly against the Dinosaur-Lizard cross-breed reject

Mario & Luigi begin dropping mushrooms to see stars and taste invincibility.

But, like this battle, it only lasted 10 seconds!

For out from the Onyx darkness, a new hero emerged
Green, not with envy, but of Greek god magnificence
And a strut that would make a pole dancer jealous

He struck down with such brute force, tearing down the gates of Heaven & Hell
Jesus & Lucifer were pissed

It was Yoshi the dinosaur!

With one fell swoop & a high pitched Braveheart-style cry,
He starts dropping eggs like he’s been ovulating for days
Tossing them with such focus & epic awesomeness against his enemies
Knocking them down one by one

He gracefully sweeps up the Princess, staring down towards his enemies
In a condescendingly lifted face, places an old-school Boombox on the ground
With loud decibels of MJ’s “Don’t stop ‘til you get enough!”,
Yoshi pulls out & drops the mic, embracing gravity’s last word

The Princess devilishly smiles at her new green hero and rides him into the sunset.

Game over.

©Drake J. Eszes

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  1. Date: 7/22/2013 8:28:00 PM

    Mario... Yay! this made me grin.. Thanks for the feedback on my poem sir! Level up! >:)

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 7/22/2013 10:16:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Ha! Thanks, Melani! =D You've 1-Upped me! Splendid!
  1. Date: 6/22/2013 6:27:00 AM

    Game on .. never game over :-) LOVE IT!

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 6/22/2013 7:49:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Got that right! ;) Thanks, Ellie!
  1. Date: 6/21/2013 6:31:00 AM

    I enjoyed reading this one again. You are without a doubt one of the most talented poets at the soup. I'm still waiting for my soup mail. Have a great day Drake

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 6/21/2013 7:30:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hey Richard!! That's awesome of you to say...again! lol :) Yes, I owe you a Soup Mail. I'm on it!
  1. Date: 6/9/2013 6:53:00 PM

    OMG..!! I love this poem..! Used to play Mario B on my Nintendo. What a good childhood time. Thank you, Drake, for making me a bit nostalgic. *hug*

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 6/9/2013 10:04:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi, Shirley!!! :) How awesome to read this!!! I still play it, quite proudly, today. You're very welcome! I'm happy you stopped by!
  1. Date: 5/14/2013 1:06:00 PM

    Omg, I absolutely love Yoshi! How did you know he was my favorite of all time in the Mario series? This poem was so zany and bizarre... but that's what I loved about it. Did you ever realize that the whole story is basically a love triangle between Peach, Mario & Bowser? They play it off all dramatic-like, but that's really honestly all it is... going to my faves, this one!

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 5/14/2013 1:12:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    HAHA! I had no clue. :) "Zany", "Bizarre"...damn, it's like you're understand me! Definitely a love triangle! Funny enough, I have a t-shirt of Mario, Luigi, & Peach. Mario's arms are around Peach, while her hands are holding Luigi's behind Mario's back. It's utterly classic. Thanks so much, Tim!
  1. Date: 4/28/2013 5:37:00 PM

    Drake, a very nice and awesome poem. Congratulations with your Featured Poem of the week :-) Take care, and enjoy the new coming week. Always & Forever! HUGS **LINDA**

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 4/28/2013 6:13:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Aww, thank you! :)
  1. Date: 4/23/2013 2:30:00 PM

    Well this is more then " 7" ;} cuz you know you won with the first sentence ;} glad you liked my "Tell" verse,,, a little humor ;}

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 4/23/2013 2:32:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I always embrace humor. Bring it on! :) You're funny, thank you so much for stopping by!
  1. Date: 4/15/2013 8:57:00 PM

    Drake, I love your entry, Congratulations with your winning poem in Heather's "Famous Couples/Duos" contest. ~Always* Linda

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 4/15/2013 9:08:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Aww, thank you so much!!! :)
  1. Date: 4/13/2013 11:10:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win my friend Drake :) Your poem is excellent...very creative. cheers!! Maria

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 4/13/2013 1:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Maria! Nice to meet you! Thank you so much. I'm really glad you liked it. :)
  1. Date: 4/12/2013 2:58:00 PM

    So nice to have you back a joyful verse! Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 4/12/2013 3:13:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you so so much, Debbie!!!! :)
  1. Date: 4/12/2013 12:47:00 PM

    Congrats, Drake. Excellent. Ralph

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 4/12/2013 1:40:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi there, Ralph! Many thanks!
  1. Date: 4/12/2013 11:41:00 AM

    cONGRATS ON YOUR WIN~A.O

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 4/12/2013 1:39:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks very much!
  1. Date: 4/12/2013 9:59:00 AM

    A fun piece to read and imagine. It brightened my gray Friday... Jack

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 4/12/2013 10:01:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    And I am so happy to hear that! May your Friday continue to get better! :) Many thanks, Jack!
  1. Date: 4/11/2013 6:03:00 PM

    HI Drake we sure got out of touch but i'm o glad to hear from you and come to read this witty poetry. Sounds like the right man got the girl so at least they are happy; Sounds like you were in the winner' circle so congrats to you! :)

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 4/11/2013 7:16:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hey stranger!!! :) Yes, I believe so. Thank you so much for your two cents on this!
  1. Date: 4/11/2013 4:01:00 PM

    unusual take on the contest, loved it, congrats on your win, and thank you for your kind comments on my work :)

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 4/11/2013 4:57:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hey there, Charlotte!!! Thank you so much. Yeah, "unusual", is about what it is. :)
  1. Date: 4/11/2013 10:00:00 AM

    WOW! You have painted a beautiful picture of a story/poem here. I loved it. If it's for a contest - it's a winner. Have a great day.... Lucilla

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 4/11/2013 10:21:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi there, Lucilla! :) I had a blast writing this piece. My inner child was screaming with joy. Thank you so much!
  1. Date: 4/11/2013 6:44:00 AM

    Creative work about a gaming system game?...Thanks for stopping by..My grandson plays these games all the time when he is here..Sara

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 4/11/2013 9:00:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Yes, old Nintendo game from 1985. And thank YOU for stopping by as well! You have a smart grandson. :) Many thanks!
  1. Date: 4/11/2013 5:59:00 AM

    I don't know anything about the game, but you sure did a very creative job making it come to life for me. And I see this won a contest. Congrats to you.

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 4/11/2013 8:59:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Well many thanks! :) At least you looked beyond not knowing the game and still appreciating it for what it is!
  1. Date: 4/10/2013 9:20:00 PM

    :D Congrats.

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 4/11/2013 8:58:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Why thank you, Rick! :)
  1. Date: 4/10/2013 9:03:00 PM

    Very cool, congratulations!

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 4/11/2013 8:57:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you so much, Richard! :)
  1. Date: 4/10/2013 6:59:00 PM

    Congratulations on your fun poem. Love, Joyce

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 4/10/2013 7:32:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi there, Joyce! I do appreciate that! :)
  1. Date: 4/10/2013 3:30:00 PM

    Congratulations on your win...Donna

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 4/10/2013 7:32:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Donna! Thank you so much! :)
  1. Date: 4/10/2013 2:40:00 PM

    Mario and luigi..its as if i got ontroduced to them in your poetry before or it must have been my mind..lol.Very fun to read..put a smile on my face..hehe

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 4/10/2013 2:47:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    LOL! How cute. Thank you. Putting a smile on a person's face is a great sense of accomplishment for me. Very awesome of you to stop by! :)
  1. Date: 4/10/2013 10:30:00 AM

    very much enjoyed this one Drake.. you have an awesome mind... always p.d.

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 4/10/2013 10:31:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    It's the Gamer mind aka Nerd mind. :) Thanks so much!!!
  1. Date: 4/10/2013 10:19:00 AM

    Congratulations Drake xx

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 4/10/2013 10:26:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi! Many thanks! :)
  1. Date: 4/10/2013 9:38:00 AM

    Drake, you had me in stitches with this poem! It was so fun to read. A VERY interesting take on this loveable duo. Congrats on your win in my contest! :)

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 4/10/2013 9:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    How awesome! I'm very happy you enjoyed this. Thanks so much!
  1. Date: 4/10/2013 7:26:00 AM

    hahaha, interesting twist in the story, uwrapped it really well. A well-enjoyed read, Drake ;)

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 4/10/2013 7:41:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hey there, Dinda!!! :) Thanks so much for that and for stopping by!
  1. Date: 4/7/2013 10:51:00 AM

    Absolutely awesome entry Drake, wishing you all the best with it ;) hope you are having an awesome weekend!

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 4/7/2013 2:19:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Wilma! :) Thank you so much! I do appreciate that. I hope you are too!
  1. Date: 4/7/2013 10:02:00 AM

    LOL so cool nice to hear from you again, I'm afraid you gave me stiff competition on this one. Thanks for stopping by my verses. Light & Love

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 4/7/2013 2:19:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    LOL you're too funny. Thank you so much for that! :)
  1. Date: 4/5/2013 12:10:00 PM

    .... funny "boys" ........... Was .. and are well still very popular "figures" in the game world ...... you've written a fun "game" / poem: "Mario and Luigi" - Sweet end ! - Good luck in the contest, hope you'll win Drake! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 4/5/2013 12:29:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Ha! Yes! Thank you so much! :)
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