Two For Tea, sweet and low on word counts.


The Ultimate Race.


Love has a way of
sneaking up on you,
quietly snatching
your fondest desires,
and leaving you to follow
in a heartracing chase.

One must pursue love,
strapping on some converse skills,
and warming up to the very idea
of two tackling the tedious
roads of life together.

There are many others chasing
the same elusive dream,
but the finish will grant you
blue ribboned beauty
to drape over hungry flesh,
or a masculine trophy to
proudly display as your catch.






Taedium Vitae.


Within its beaten chambers dark shadows drape the faded
recollections of that glorious place you once occupied.

Walls that once jackhammered at the very thought of your kiss,
now twitch feebly at the taint of loneliness stained there.

This perennial heart lies fallow, only regret surfaces,
in the wee hours as I lie fetal in a bed of thorns.

Love flowers all around me, serving only to remind me
of my barren, soiled heart, a graveyard of what was.

My heart once Eden is now a Sahara, in a vast hourglass
of the time I have spent without you.





More by this Author

  • Robin My Hood

    On the first day of xmas your true love gave you a schadenfreude Robin my hood... on April 1, 2004. ©-MFB III- All rights reserved As the rains subsided, I spied a mother Robin today dancing on clawed...

  • The Constipation Of The United Blights Of America.

    The Constipation of the United Blights of America ©-MFB III “ We the Puppets of the divided states, both red and blue, in disorder choose to deform a more perfect Union. We hang like...

  • Wheel Of Misfortune??

    I pause in my journey to the grave of my friend, to commemorate his birthday in a mid-December snowfall. The trees are skeletons beyond the gate coated in white. It is as if the bones, buried far below, have...

Comments 1 comment

pbwriterchick profile image

pbwriterchick 6 years ago

I think sweet and low captures this pair! :)

    Sign in or sign up and post using a HubPages Network account.

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No HTML is allowed in comments, but URLs will be hyperlinked. Comments are not for promoting your articles or other sites.

    Click to Rate This Article