Errand



Curiosity killed the cat.
Satisfaction brought her back,
Down the road and up the track,
That's where I'll be waiting.

Autumn stole from Summer's shells,
Reds and pinks and silver bells,
Run the woods and hide in Hell,
That's where I'll be waiting.

Shame the Devil, make him sigh,
With seven truths and seven lies,
Then come to me, sweet Love of mine,
You know that I'll be waiting.

Lightning is a little tap
That splits the tree and burns it flat,
A kiss is nothing more than that,
So kiss me, little Kitty.

Tell your man you're fetching cream,
Then jump the fence and come to me,
Truth is what it needs to be,
So dark, so quick, so pretty.

_________

Comments

cinderkeys said…
I usually hate rhyming poetry.

I don't hate this.

Do you ever write songs? These could be lyrics. I imagine a Chris Whitley-esque guitar accompaniment.
Senorita said…
This poem is very suggestive. Either that, or I am just in a perverted mood.

That is a hot pic though !
Sherry Blue Sky said…
Love the repetition, the suggestibility, the metre and the humour.......I have never met a poem of yours I didnt love! Great writing.
Ileana said…
How can she keep you waiting after a tribute like this? This is one example of why your poetry works for me and all others fail.
Lynn said…
Wow - this sounds like a spell!
mac said…
I like it.... even if she doesn't bring back my cream
faye said…
Suggestive.... hell yes !
Daryl said…
i am having blogger error message issues .. service unavailable .. GAH . but I wanted you to know I am catching up (after a weekend of treating a very sick cat) ...
Mama Zen said…
Lynn is right. This is a spell!
That poem is catnip! My favorite line" Lightning is a little tap...! Fantastic!
Unknown said…
awesome, wish I could use the follow feature to see all ur posts
Unknown said…
I love the sensuality in your words, the flame it creates in my own heart is amazing..I have missed you and life has been weird, but...it goes on thankfully and I have your poetry to feed me.

Much love muchacha...
Wild Rose said…
You're talking my kind of language, loving the hint of seduction and sensuality here :)

Wild Rose~
signed...bkm said…
love it --what a way to lure a kitty....great write...love the rhyme...bkm
Cloudia said…
I love the gravity and swing of your words!




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Marion said…
Awesome! (So's the picture. Gotta love those black cats.) Blessings!
Bubba said…
I'll admit, I came for the picture... but I stayed for the poetry. Great stuff, Shay!
TALON said…
Loved the rhythm, Shay. Lyrical and magical...I doubt little Kitty will be able to resist.


"Lightning is a little tap
That splits the tree and burns it flat,..." Saw that happen to four trees in a row once...have been terrified of lightning ever since.
ellen abbott said…
I like this. It's so...naughty.
Mojo said…
Rowwwwr! Here kitty-kitty-kitty...

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