I need a man...A poem

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Dear God I need a man…


1. Make him rich, but comfortable will do

2. Every word out of his mouth must be true


3. A perfect man must know how to kiss

4. And tall would make him hard to miss


5. Must be funny and make me laugh

6. And always pay on my behalf


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7. Make him handsome with nice eyes

8. But on faithfulness I just won’t comprise


9. Successful and of course ambitious

10. A man who is never ever jealous


I know this list goes on tonight

But lord I want to make sure you get it right

So just before you go

There are a more things I want you to know


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11. I need a man who knows how to listen

12. A genetic disease free father for my children


13. Someone I can totally trust

14. A man with a will I won’t completely crush


15. The perfect man is strong of mind and body

16. Someone who never ever gets angry

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17. I need a man with at least half a brain

18. That can be relied on to keep me sane


19. The perfect man must know how to fix my car

20. And will always treat me like a star


Dear god I know you do all things

So please give my love swift wings

I am so sick and tired of useless dating

I can feel that old maternal clock ticking


21. I need a man with great credit

22. Someone with the heart of a poet


23. A man who knows I am always right

24. And never has to win the fight


25. A man whose family I adore

26. Far from being an eyesore


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27. I need a man free with money

28. Who loves more than just my great body


29. A man who knows how to dress

30. That effortlessly knows how to impress


Dear god I know you understand

How badly I need that ring on my hand

How just any man won’t do

I need a prince to make my dreams come true


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So as I rest my perfect head tonight

I know you will send to me my knight

To sweep all my troubles away

Giving me a new life on my wedding day

© K.A.E Grove

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justateacher 4 years ago from Somewhere Over The Rainbow - Near Oz...

What a great poem! I'm glad that I have already met my Handsome Prince!


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nighthag 4 years ago from Australia Author

I am so glad you enjoyed this demanding little poem of mine :)

I too have met my perfect match and married him, but not all my friends are so lucky and with standards that not even prince charming could meet I can only shake my head...


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shiningirisheyes 4 years ago from Upstate, New York

Very funny, very touching and wishing and hoping you find him!


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fpherj48 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

You can't have him! He's mine..................ROFLMAO!

(check your email)


Vincent Moore 4 years ago

I'm here but all those things required from her Prince must also be available from the Princess:-) I will remain a poet, a bachelor and a dreamer. Your very right there are some very demanding very unrealistic standards required for some, I'm not one of them. I just watch all those Rippled faces hiding behind masks and riches, who sadly go through life forever searching for the perfect person. LoL I loved your poem, quite a stray from your usual vampirish work, we all need to refresh our minds sometimes with something totally off the wall from what we usually scribe. Voted Up and shared.


lovedoctor926 4 years ago

Thanks for making me laugh. I really enjoyed reading this. Is this man really out there? I haven't met him yet. LOL. voted up!


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tlpoague 4 years ago from USA

Thanks for the laugh this morning. I needed it. I will be sure to pass this on to my "single" friends. Voted up!


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Frank Atanacio 4 years ago from Shelton

oh yeah I see..well a few shots.. and then a few more shots.. all men can be perfect.. yeah? a fun poem here..


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Nikkij504gurl 4 years ago from Louisiana

Cute Hub. Hope God answers your prayer!


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always exploring 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

If you get all that, please let me know

I'll start praying for something more

We girls are perfect tis true

So an average Joe won't do. Hee


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Mhatter99 4 years ago from San Francisco

Sorry. I'm taken. Great hub. Thank you


kylesanderson 4 years ago

This hub had me smile from the get go. Very nicely compiled poem. Thanks.


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nighthag 4 years ago from Australia Author

Shiningirisheyes

Ah but does such a man exist who has no flaws at all, and If he did exist would we find him boring ?


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nighthag 4 years ago from Australia Author

Fpherj48

Lol if you have him then you keep him!!! Even Hide him away, there are many girls looking for him!

Thanks for the email!!


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nighthag 4 years ago from Australia Author

Vincent Moore

So glad to see your on the list for the perfect man, with your poets heart you get my vote for sure!!

It has always amazed me what can be considered a deal breaker for some women when looking for their mr right, and how shocked they are when asked if they can meet the same standards .

I am so glad that you liked my poem, it is most defiantly off the path from usual vampire/gothic style


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nighthag 4 years ago from Australia Author

Lovedoctor

I am so glad that this made you laugh :)

I am not sure that anyone could live up to this list for very long at all :)


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nighthag 4 years ago from Australia Author

Tlpoague

I am so pleased that this gave you a good laugh :) thanks for the vote up, and I hope your friends enjoy it as much as you did


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nighthag 4 years ago from Australia Author

Frank atanacio

No shots meant :) just a fun poem over the over expectations that we can create for ourselves

Glad you enjoyed


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nighthag 4 years ago from Australia Author

Nikkij504gurl

So nice to have you drop in :)

Glad you liked it


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nighthag 4 years ago from Australia Author

Always exploring

It's so nice to see like minded people with the same standards :)

Thanks so much for the fun visit


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nighthag 4 years ago from Australia Author

Mhatter99

It's always the way the good ones are always married or gay.

Glad you liked it :)


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nighthag 4 years ago from Australia Author

Kylesanderson

I am so glad that you enjoyed it :)

It was a lot of fun to work on I have to admit :)


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perrya 4 years ago

That's a tall tall order to find, good luck.


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Life Iz Beautiful 4 years ago from India

Trust me, Men like this exists...Well I have found one! Hoping and praying you too find your one soon...

Loved your poem, the rhythm and beat is so cute.

Voted beautiful and tweeting.

have a great day ahead.


dreamseeker2 4 years ago

I can relate to this one! lol! : ) Cute poem and great way to express most every girl's 'dream guy'. Had to be shared. So, will be putting it on fb. Voted up, of course!


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Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

A wonderful share;thank you so much and have a great day.

Eddy.


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epigramman 4 years ago

...well I need a man too ... if he promised to pay the bills and take care of me financially - because I've been a failure in life so maybe it's time to turn the other cheek , so to speak , and see what's out there - I am tired of being on the poverty level and I don't make any money here at the Hub - love your writing here though - and I really love your horror stuff - a heartfelt congratulations on your perfect 100 score - you deserve it - sending you warm wishes from lake erie time canada 10:54pm


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nighthag 3 years ago from Australia Author

Perrya

It is a very tall order :)

Thanks for stopping in and reading my fun little poem


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nighthag 3 years ago from Australia Author

Life iz beautiful

I am so glad you have found your Mr perfect :)

It can be hard to sometimes believe that such men truly exist, yet I think that when a man meets his miss right he can often want to be such a man to sweep his princess off her feet

Thanks so much for the votes and the tweet

I am thrilled that you enjoyed it :)


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nighthag 3 years ago from Australia Author

Dreamseeker2

Ah we all dream of Prince Charming don't we,

I am so pleased that you enjoyed this, it's quite different to my normal style of poetry :)

thank you so much for sharing it on


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nighthag 3 years ago from Australia Author

Eddy

I am so glad that you liked my fun little poem

Thanks for your visit


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nighthag 3 years ago from Australia Author

Epigramman

To have life a little easier is something I think we all dream about, be it by finding our perfect partner or finding a new path for ourselves

Something I have always thought when it comes to your very gifted poetry is that you should compile some of your personal favourites and place them into an ebook

I am sure that this could be a great start of a whole new writing journey for our hubpages poet of the year

You my dearest hub friend are far from a failure, your writing, words of friendship and encouragement have lifted many a writer ( myself included) to greater heights

And if you ever shared some of your vast knowledge and love of the written word in a few articles they would be very popular

As we all wonder at how you stay inspired with fresh marvellous works every single day

Thank you as always for your visit it is such a pleasure every time to see a comment from you on my pages

Be well my friend


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wayne barrett 3 years ago from Clearwater Florida

I don't work on cars any more, but I do have AAA and enough money to just pay for it. I'm only average height, but I wear cowboy boots...Oh, what's the bother? I'm taken anyway : )

Thanks for the chuckle. The picture at the end was just the icing on the cake...perfect!


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nighthag 3 years ago from Australia Author

Cowboy boots? Be still my beating heart :)

I am so glad that you liked this and there was no way I could resist that picture once I found it :)


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epigramman 3 years ago

Thank you dear friend for your compelling and sincere words which always make me feel better - you are a true friend and a respected colleague - thank you also for your advice and for caring - and it's never too late to wish you happiness, health, and prosperity in this relatively new year of 2013. lake erie time canada 6:34am with coffee and a Mozart piano sonata


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nighthag 3 years ago from Australia Author

Ah who can deny the allure of mozart!

Anytime my dear friend, I meant every word as you truly are a word smith extraordinaire and so many of us are just in awe of the art that you can create everyday.

I truly hope this year brings you many many good things,


Ausseye 3 years ago

Hi Nightwagg:

Am just setting some music to this hub and being silly carn't help it:

No dare I comment on such a hub

It’s awesome and then I ponder

Need and want are they the same

We men are but Orangeades

Out of the forest and exploring life

And what do we MEAT by just another

Orangeade who has a great brain

Oh dang what am I going to do but say

Booo

A Tasmanian thing to do

Cause we are both old and beyond the blue

Ocean to be exact

A soft swim to sanity infact

A man is not worth much

A human , humble and contained

May want just drain away

Into a green, green forest worthy

Of many Okanagan’s who might……


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nighthag 3 years ago from Australia Author

ausseye

I am so glad that you enjoyed my poem and even happier that it inspired you

I do so enjoy your comments :)


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ocfireflies 3 years ago from North Carolina

what a fun and true poem-loved the pic at the end


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nighthag 3 years ago from Australia Author

ocfireflies

I have to admit I had a lot of fun writing this one, when it comes to waiting for mr perfect, many of us seem to have high expectations!

Without ever taking the time to look in the mirror

So very glad you enjoyed and yes I too love the pic at the end

Thank you!!!

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