His, Her Romantic dialogue

Written by: Stephen Parker

With love banter she did persist
But my riposte barbs did resist

Few frothy gestures; emotions to grist
But my playful hands pounded with fist

On a lite, free-flowing parley did insist;
For my crude vocabulary did not desist

Added some colloquial idioms for zest,
But my trite sayings quickly put to rest

Fearing that I did with hollow words jest;
Solemnly cupped hands on tenured  breast

Uttered romantic soliloquy my desire to test,
Then rolled her eyes as my prone quill did crest

A few lines from tender ballad did invest,
But my swaggering tune could not digest

A couple of amorous riddles pressed,
But chafed at each, laborious guess