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My Cuban Lover

  1. donna bamford profile image60
    donna bamfordposted 6 years ago

    My Cuban Lover

                       Once I had a Cuban lover,
                                     or would be lover should I say
                                  black as the ace of spades
                       with Spanish accent
                                      and hot, dark blood in his veins,
                                                                   like rum.
                       He told dark, dark tales
                                              of life in Cuban prisons
                                                              and  Mexican jails
                                             where they took him out at night to point a pistol at his head.
                       He played Othello once
                                   on a Havana stage
                                            my Othello,
                       and he was brave and strong
                                                         like  panther   
                       His laughter
                                       fired my soul like gunpowder
                                              and the touch of his skin
                       sent  lava  through my veins
                                  never a kiss
                       never a tryst
                                     for he was married you see, my Othello,
                       and he loved Desdemona

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image66
      prettydarkhorseposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      nice poem Donna,

      1. tantrum profile image62
        tantrumposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        If you say so ! hmm roll

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      Pachuca213posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      This was very nice!

  2. ediggity profile image60
    ediggityposted 6 years ago

    I had a Cuban sandwich once.  Not nearly as exciting as your story though.  Nice work. Snap snap.

  3. rebekahELLE profile image91
    rebekahELLEposted 6 years ago

    nice, donna. love poems that tell a little story ~~ we see him too.

  4. TINA V profile image80
    TINA Vposted 6 years ago

    nice poem. . . you can include this as your hub.

    have a great day!

  5. Ron Montgomery profile image59
    Ron Montgomeryposted 6 years ago

    Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.