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Ultimatum

Updated on June 18, 2017
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Mihnea-Andrei Andreescu is a Romanian Symbolist/Avant-Garde poet and author of "Of Ecstasy and Sorrow".

I well know,my dear,

That oxen and grass

Are more akin

Than you and me.

I well know...

Clusters of carrion

Would rather be heaved

And offal spewed

By the throats of the Skies

Than witness us in one breath -side by side...

Yet even today mine pen screams your name,

And paints you in monochrome hues.

Berating me for being so ludicrous,

To ever fall in love with you....


4.8 out of 5 stars from 4 ratings of this poem

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    • manatita44 profile image

      manatita44 

      2 years ago from london

      Touching, brilliant! Superb! Extremely beautiful talent!

    • Mihnea Andreescu profile imageAUTHOR

      Mihnea-Andrei Andreescu 

      2 years ago from Tilburg

      Yes I was ironic in those two lines-those with the oxen and grass too!Definitely the right attitude here.

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      Dora Weithers 

      2 years ago from The Caribbean

      The last two lines made me smile; hope I have the right attitude. Really good lines!

    • Mihnea Andreescu profile imageAUTHOR

      Mihnea-Andrei Andreescu 

      2 years ago from Tilburg

      Haha :D.Thanks Larry!

    • Larry Rankin profile image

      Larry Rankin 

      2 years ago from Oklahoma

      Wonderful take on the "all tomato."

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      Nathan Bernardo 

      2 years ago from California, United States of America

      great poem, love the wording and imagery.

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