Monday, January 23, 2012

Eclair de Lune

Down boy.
Not yet.
Did you forget that a woman is a work of art?
With maddening plastic packaging
Protecting her heart of hearts?

Toro, toro!
That's just the way it goes;
I knew you'd love this little red number,
And I love the smoke coming out of your nose.

Pffft, tiger, it really means nothing
That you love my pastry, sleek and tan;
You must worship my sweet custard filling
If you want to be my man.
_____

19 comments:

mac said...

Now I'm hungry.

Shawna said...

Custard filling. :) Love it! You're so clever.

You asked for a reminder. It's that time again:

http://rosemarymint.wordpress.com/2012/01/23/monday-melting-week-3/

~Shawna
rosemarymint.wordpress.com

Brian Miller said...

nice...def lyrical...and true in what really matters...otherwise they get full on the pastry and just make a mess of the filling...

Sherry Blue Sky said...

Love the plastic packaging around the heart - more effective than ice! This poem made me smile.

Kerry O'Connor said...

Haha! I guess it's all about animal instinct in the end.

darkangelwrites said...

We get all dolled up then pissed if they can't see beyond it. :)

Mama Zen said...

This made my morning!

hedgewitch said...

Push all the buttons, flip the switches, then put the goods in the refrigerator. Otherwise, sticky fingers. Of course, I never minded sticky fingers. (We'll talk later about how I feel about you writing a poem with droolworthy pastry images at this sensitive period in my life.)

LL Cool Joe said...

I love custard. ;)

Susie Clevenger said...

plastic covering...custard filling...my my...love it!!

nene said...

Love custard but we've recently found out that plastics have destructive elements in their make up :-)

HermanTurnip said...

Self-absorbed, chaotic, and fast fashion. This video is the very definition of the 80's. Thumbs up. I give it 4 Member's Only jackets out of 5.

Sioux said...

I caught a fleeting glimpse of your title as I was getting onto your post and thought, 'Surely I misread that.'

But no...I was underestimating your wit and playfulness with words...something that should never be done when it comes to Shay.

Daryl Edelstein said...

I'd skip the sugary exterior its a distraction,the beauty is indeed in the filling

Anna Lefler said...

Oh, my goodness - LOVE THIS.

Sending big hugs to you!

:-D Anna

ellen abbott said...

love the first stanza

Sara said...

What a fun read, Shay. Sometimes I think you have audio at your site. It would be fun to hear you read your poems:~)

Lolamouse said...

Love it! Makes me think of those damn Barbie packages!

myheartslovesongs said...

my, oh my, little lady! your writing is delicious! {i prefer cream puffs myself, but the filling is the same as eclairs. {smile}


i'd never heard of Lene Lovich ~ her voice reminds me of Deborah Harry (Blondie) ~ love her costume!