Tables Turned

This poem was inspired by Mighty Mom's comment on my I Hunger hub.  She said, "the hunter becomes the hunted, the thrill is in the chase, and all that usual male as pursuer stuff turned right back at them."

I realize not all men are such predators, so don't get your hackles up.  But for those that are, this poem is for you.


Next time I will be like a man

Prowling for a delicious form

I will shove my emotions  

Firmly in my back pocket

And lead with my hormones

My heart bound and locked

I will track the pheromones

And pounce on the  sleekest of the pack

Then stand proudly over my kill

Devouring you until I’ve had my fill

I will please you then I will leave you

At the inkling of complication 

With no remorse or reservation

For it was always about the hunt

Never about the prey


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Gypsy Willow 7 years ago from Lake Tahoe Nevada USA , Wales UK and Taupo New Zealand

Well that's telling them!


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Randy Behavior 7 years ago from Near the Ocean Author

Gypsy thanks for always being so quick to comment on my hubs!


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KCC Big Country 7 years ago from Central Texas

Very nice Randy B! Gypsy's always a quick one!


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Christoph Reilly 7 years ago from St. Louis

Finally a poem about me! Um...but seriously folks...while I love your poetry and your skillful use of the language and structure, this attitude is...um...well, this is the third thing I've read tonight in a span of a few minutes that...um...oh nevermind.

Nice poem. I luv ya!


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Randy Behavior 7 years ago from Near the Ocean Author

Thanks for popin' in KCC!

Oh chill Chris, its just tongue in cheek. Now I'm gonna have to go see what you've been reading.


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Mighty Mom 7 years ago from Where Left is Right, CA

Oh RB, not only do I approve, I think this is fab! I think my favorite line is "

I will shove my emotions

Firmly in my back pocket

And lead with my hormones"

How like a man to utilize a back pocket instead of your purse:-). And I suppose leading with our hormones is the closest we'll ever get to thinking with our "little head" eh? But the sentiment is obviously there- you certainly freaked poor Christoph out:-). Thumbs up. You go!


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Randy Behavior 7 years ago from Near the Ocean Author

Thanks for the inspiration MM. I'm glad you like it and approve, now I can go to bed... alone. But hey, tomorrow is a new day and a new hunt.


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Paper Moon 7 years ago from In the clouds

Okay, nice poem and all. Nicely versed, but um.... this would be a bad thing?


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Hawkesdream 7 years ago from Cornwall

seems about right to me!!!


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Randy Behavior 7 years ago from Near the Ocean Author

To a woman, used up and left is usually a bad thing PM. If it works for you as the victim, then great!

Thanks for coming by for a read Hawks!


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alekhouse 7 years ago from Louisville, Kentucky

Wow. Powerful words. Really liked it. Thanks.


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Randy Behavior 7 years ago from Near the Ocean Author

Alekhouse, I'm glad you like it. Thanks for commenting.


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Paper Moon 7 years ago from In the clouds

couldn't help myself.  I am sure that many a male would love to have you pounce upon them, even if but for a night. 

To use my new favorite idiom,

What a bonbon and me with diabetes!

I do understand what you are saying though and couldn't agree with you more. 


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Candie V 7 years ago from Whereever there's wolves!! And Bikers!! Cummon Flash, We need an adventure!

I'm on the hunt today.. should prove interesting!! I have my "stealth-suit" on!!


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Randy Behavior 7 years ago from Near the Ocean Author

I on the other hand PM, don't have diabetes, but I don't have a bonbon either.  Damn it.

Happy hunting CV. What's your stealth suit look like?


nazishnasim 7 years ago

That was AMAZING Randy! I am known for 'spamming' hubs with my crazy comments but I can't say more for this poem of yers. Let's both drink to it *raises a bottle of the Finesse French wine*


\Brenda Scully 7 years ago

enjoyed that...... I think


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Randy Behavior 7 years ago from Near the Ocean Author

Nazishnasim - Well gosh, I'm glad you like it that much!

Brenda - Thanks for stopping by for a read.


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trooper22 7 years ago from Chicago

This Rocks Randy, a skilled Huntress is a formidable opponent. :)


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Randy Behavior 7 years ago from Near the Ocean Author

Thanks Trooper, to bad I'm all talk.


Janetta 7 years ago

ooohh I like it--tables have definitely turned hehe


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Randy Behavior 7 years ago from Near the Ocean Author

Ya feel the power Janetta?


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shamelabboush 7 years ago

Wow,

I will please you then I will leave you

Let the revolution begin :) Great stuff Randy!


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Randy Behavior 7 years ago from Near the Ocean Author

Thank you Shamel! Always like to hear from you.


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R. Blue 7 years ago from Right here

Lemme see....it was Candie's Birthday Thursday...so I'm guessing her stealth suit looks a lot like her "Birthday Suit"

Just wanted to remind you that men and women are different for a reason.....and Viva la difference. I think you should become more of a hunter.


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Randy Behavior 7 years ago from Near the Ocean Author

Ya think so Blue? And ignore those who try to capture me? Perhaps I'll give it a try.


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R. Blue 7 years ago from Right here

You can slow down and get caught occasionally too.


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Randy Behavior 7 years ago from Near the Ocean Author

Well that on, I learned in second grade!

 


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Gypsy Lyric 7 years ago from California

Well this is an interesting one for me for I feel as though Ive always come from both sides!


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Randy Behavior 7 years ago from Near the Ocean Author

You call your self a vegetarian but I know you to be a carnivore.

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