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the proposal

he stood alone in the darkness
just outside her door
he stood alone in the darkness
would he be alone for evermore ?

tonight he'd pop the question,
tonight he would propose
tonight he'd ask her to marry
this woman, his gentle, tiny rose

he took the ring from his pocket,
and knelt upon one knee
he would propose right there, 
for all the world to see.

frightened, he rang the doorbell
the world was quiet as a mouse
slowly the door opened,
Aw crap ! its the wrong bloody house !


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  1. Date: 7/7/2013 1:11:00 PM
    interesting one must say! Congrats ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 6/18/2013 12:18:00 AM
    Congratulations Richard , well done xx

  1. Date: 6/17/2013 3:03:00 PM
    Congrats Richard..

  1. Date: 6/16/2013 3:07:00 AM
    Congratulations Richard xx

  1. Date: 6/16/2013 2:53:00 AM
    Congratulations on your awesome win my dear Richard! Thanks for sharing as well your beautiful poem. love/hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 6/15/2013 12:41:00 PM
    Richard , CONGRATULATIONS!!! Thank you for entering this wonderful loving poem. Thank you for the warm feeling and smiles!!! I posted a sweet blog, to all who took the time in supporting my contest "ALL ABOUT ME..." **YES I SMILE** :-) ~xox~ LINDA

  1. Date: 6/4/2013 10:17:00 PM
    Richard. Dropping in with a nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. My name is Linda; and I’m from the humid state of Texas. I’m here to invite you on over to my latest contest. You will find the contest page on the top left hand side* please consider my contest* hopefully I can be one of your first poetry soup friends. If you ever need or want honest feedback on a certain poem let me know. Do not hesitate on clicking my name when you spot it on the soup. I look forward in following you and your poetry. Hope to hear from you soon. You will enjoy the community; we are one big happy family. (Drama & Love. LOL) ~ Always * Linda

    Goss Avatar Richard Goss
    Date: 6/10/2013 5:41:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    btw, the 2 poems are ( lets eat ) and (my world is dark and grey )
    Goss Avatar Richard Goss
    Date: 6/10/2013 5:40:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thank you i will, i have just submitted 2 others, and working on 2 longer, and more serious poem, if you have ideas., please let me know
  1. Date: 5/26/2013 3:02:00 AM
    Richard, a enjoyable poem to read. - Welcome to P-Soup-Hope you will get much pleasure from sharing your poems here with us. - Have fun with poetry! - Welcome to read some of my poems. - Have a nice Sunday. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 5/25/2013 12:05:00 PM
    richard, your poem is very enjoyable :-) A nice warm welcome to Poetry Soup. Wishing you the best in your writings. I hope you find this community to be one of the best. May you find inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets, and myself? If you ever want or need feedback on any given poem, please look me up by clicking on my name anytime you're on line. I'm looking forward in becoming your #1 poetry soup fan. Keep me posted every time you post a poem <3 LUV ~SKAT~

    Goss Avatar Richard Goss
    Date: 6/10/2013 5:42:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    just posted 2 more
  1. Date: 5/24/2013 8:31:00 AM
    fantastic! bwahahahaha! welcome to the soup. i look forward to reading more!

    Goss Avatar Richard Goss
    Date: 6/10/2013 5:43:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    just posted 2 more
  1. Date: 5/24/2013 6:10:00 AM
    Clever and well written witty poem. Welcome to P/Soup