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Nun Betty On Trial

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Nun Betty On Trial

"In twenty four hours" after "dancing with the devil"
Begins the "lifting of my veil" you'll see I'm totally being level
"Silence is golden" was snickered when "my confession" was read
Head nun said, "look before you leap" but yet I ended up "in his bed"
Filled full of "tainted love" and "torment" that was "beyond belief"
Being a "sexy nun" I was "mystified", now full of "regret" and grief
If "Falsely imprisoned", I fear that I'll be "out of sight, out of mind"
I must "get it together" or else my "guardian angels" will leave me behind
"Choosing your fate" was taught in the convent, but I missed class that day
Swayed by a "roller coaster" of "sparkling kisses", that sadly led me astray
I'm "no longer asking" for these "false charms begone" on my behalf.
But for my other personality "Betty Boop", to be "freed", she is my other half.

~ Cecilia Macfarlane
~ 8/22/2013

Orginally  for contest:  'It's all in the Titles' contest. Using 10 or more of your own poem titles to create a poem

Now for the "Take Two" Poetry Contest of Nette Onclaud




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  1. Date: 4/9/2014 10:07:00 AM
    Creative winning work..Congrats..SAra

  1. Date: 9/5/2013 10:47:00 AM
    So cleverly done!! great writing. Only the judges know why it didn't win.... Jake

  1. Date: 8/29/2013 7:39:00 PM
    Ha ha! This is so much fun. I am sure this will make the winners list.

  1. Date: 8/26/2013 3:44:00 PM
    oh boy, what a riot this is. YOu really rocked the contest. I think the only funny one I have seen. GREAT job. Love it.

  1. Date: 8/26/2013 1:02:00 PM
    You are such a witty gal! :) Yes...it isn't easy being a nun with a passionate heart! I have to check Betty Boop now! Hugs! Thanks for the visit!

  1. Date: 8/25/2013 10:42:00 AM
    You have amassed many titles into a funny story. I have often wondered what runs through the mind of a sexy nun.

  1. Date: 8/24/2013 12:07:00 PM
    Very well done. Great write!

  1. Date: 8/23/2013 12:18:00 PM
    Uniquely creative work..Reads like top of the winners' list to me..Enjoyed reading ..Thanks for stopping by..Sara

  1. Date: 8/23/2013 10:33:00 AM
    This is most adorable Cecilia I have a friend who was a nun first and chose to leave the convent to marry, her first marriage did not work, but her second, she's happily at peace with, thank you for sharing this, love to you xxxx

  1. Date: 8/23/2013 6:47:00 AM
    sexy nun...haha. This was entertaining for sure!

  1. Date: 8/23/2013 2:01:00 AM
    Gosh Cecilia, I really enjoyed yours. The story just flowed :) All the best for the contest and have a fabulous weekend :) hugs Wilma