Get Your Premium Membership

Football Burt

So tender in years,
my heart still unhurt,
I remember his name,
sexy football Burt.

All the girls,
would moan, and sigh,
every time,
this hunk passed by.

Not a beauty,
I was tall, and lean,
some called me beanpole,
kids can be so mean.

So unnoticed,
and so very shy,
if a guy spoke to me,
I would nearly die.

My face turned red,
as my heart raced crazy wild,
it happened every time,
a guy would smile.

Then it seemed,
a change came overnight,
my clothes started clinging,
to my curves overnight.

My hair started growing,
and the color changed,
the sunshine had bleached it,
or that was what I claimed.

Enjoying my freshman year
in my mini skirt,
a high school girl,
learning to flirt.

So tender in years,
my heart still unhurt,
I remember his name,
sexy football Burt.





Copyright © | Year Posted 2009




Post Comments
Please Login to post a comment
Date: 5/30/2009 2:20:00 AM
Excellent poem Christy, takes me back to High School, i wish i was there to witness the change, i bet you looked koolio>James
Login to Reply
Date: 3/5/2009 6:10:00 AM
how did I miss this this was fantastic!!!
Login to Reply
Date: 2/28/2009 8:35:00 AM
i just love this it made me smile. I too ws called bean pole and then overnight a swan from duck became. Light and joyful. cat could you please soup mail me, I do not know how and I would like to ask youa couple of ??? Thank you.
Login to Reply
Date: 2/27/2009 12:35:00 PM
Christy, great poem! It made me think of Burt Reynolds, who used to play football for Florida State here in Tallahassee. Could it be he was your "football Burt"? Carolyn
Login to Reply
Date: 2/27/2009 4:21:00 AM
This is so well done Christy. I love the movement of the piece and your words tell the story so well.
Login to Reply
Date: 2/26/2009 11:01:00 PM
Wow I can just picture you now. I just wished we could go through a change that we are happy with and stay that way, wouldn't that be grand. blessings ,Ron
Login to Reply