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Delilah

Delilah

Alas sweet rapture afar
Blest β€˜neath wayward star
Fate nary grants thy grace
Content to gaze lovely face

Fairwind genteel shift
Beseech steadfast adrift
Besot hopelessly springs
Unrequited ardor stings

This jester finds peace
Β Torments beget release
Thou betrothed to another
Bedeviled swiftly suther

Delilah, how erringly I long
Avow thee a love song
Alas, sweet maid, I cannot hold
Thou chaste heart of gold
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A Lonely Journey

Leeza,Β 
That was wonderful, but I don't know how someone could unrequitedly not love you. Great write, as usual, my friend. Beautiful words.Β 
And so true! That commenter thing. I get like 400 reads, and 2 comments, and 2 likes(from my close friends), and I don't even write well. Imagine if I wrote well, I'd probably get 1 comment and negative 4 likes. lol.Β 
Don't worry, the people who love you are who matter. I'm happy to have you and Cheerie, and maybe a few, select nice people sometimes.Β 
Stay cool, my friend. You're a fantastic writer.Β 

Matthew.Β 

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A Lonely Journey

I'm so glad, my friend!Β 
You deserve joy, and happiness, and I'm so glad I can help with that.Β 
You're awesome, Red!Β 

Matthew.Β 

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A Lonely Journey

You're welcome, and remember(now that we're on this quote thing),Β 
"The severed hand cannot write, if it does not have ink...and maybe someone to hold it...and move it around the paper." - Aristphanes IV.Β 

M.Β 

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A Lonely Journey

LOL! (Lumpy Old Legs- I'm not sure why everyone says that 'lol', it's kind of a gross saying, too).Β 

"Never wear silk when a comparable garment can be made from felt." - Calvin Kline.Β 

M.Β 

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A Lonely Journey

Oh! I thought it was Lumpy Old Legs! That makes sense, now. Thanks.Β 

"I think my ear hurts" - Saul McJones, of Yonkers.Β 

M.Β 

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A Lonely Journey

LOL(Losing Our Limbs- that phrase lol actually originated in medieval times when leprosy was running rampant, so I'm not sure why we say it so much now, as leprosy has pretty much been exonerated, but I still enjoy some leprosy).Β 

I actually don't wear clothes, but do wear a refrigerator box around my naked body. I think the fad is starting to catch on, too, as I saw a bunch of refrigerators at Walmart wearing just such garments, and they're very stylish.Β 

M.Β 

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A Lonely Journey

LOL(Lunching On Legs!...I just ate a quadricep).Β 

I was just playing cards with some lepers the other day, but we had to call the game because they all threw their hands in. Ah, lepers, they're crazy.Β 

M.Β 

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A Lonely Journey

LOL! (Losing Old Ladies- I misplaced my grandmother on Thursday...she may still be on the subway. I wish I had gotten one of those leashes...crap, where's Uncle Feely??!!).Β 

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A Lonely Journey

LOL!(Loofah Owen Laskowitz. I hate doing that!(he's pretty smelly...and I don't even work at this nursing home! Why do I have to do it??!! Life's weird).Β 

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A Lonely Journey

LOL! There was a piece of Lasagna On Loofah! Or else I wouldn't have! I swear. Who knows where that old codger has been??!!Β 

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A Lonely Journey

Agreed, LOL, or Lemmings On Limburger...or Leotards On Larry(the Cable Guy).Β 
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A Lonely Journey

Red!Β 
This is brutal! My reads are becoming lesser and lesser, my 'likes' are down to 0, on my last 2 brutal efforts, and my comments on the last 2, are 2...and I WROTE THEM!!Β 
I am spiraling down the Cosmo funnel like an out of control bad poetry ship, and it's messing up my hair, too.Β 
I suck...but in a untalented way.Β 
Ugh!Β 
Argh!Β 
matey.Β 

M.Β 

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A Lonely Journey

And look at you! You got 27 comments on this poem alone!Β 
I'm an outrage!Β 
What should I do??!!Β 
I'm thinking abuot writing a poem about some ferrets! Everyone likes ferrets, right??!!Β 
I'm desperate!Β 
Over.Β 
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