Bring Your Brilliance

Perfection slinking away,

Draped in liquid enthusiasm.

I want her to come back to me.

But she is too fantastic.

Her slink is hot.


I want to jump up and down

On the floor with her,

To and fro, in and out.

She would do me

On the floor



She would take me into

The darkest places.

She would show me fire,

Blow me to heavenly


Her slink is hot.


She would take me,

Make me follow.

I would be a puppy,

Cocking my head each way,

Straining to track her mind,

Listening  to every




I submitted this for One Shot Poetry Wednesday (Week 26).  One Shot is terrific with lots of great people participating – Head over there!

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  1. #1 by dustus on December 29, 2010 - 7:50 am

    Her slink is hot… Never hear that before. The sound of the phrase expresses so much. I’d probably follow puppy-like to if it’s what I think it might mean. lol Creative poem. Nice One Shot!

    • #2 by Carl on December 29, 2010 - 8:29 am

      Thank you, Adam! I’m not sure slink is a proper word, but it should be.

  2. #3 by Claudia on December 29, 2010 - 8:02 am

    oh i hope she will slink your way again – sounds like the most amazing woman..i loved the…Draped in liquid enthusiasm…nice!

    • #4 by Carl on December 29, 2010 - 8:29 am

      Thank you, Claudia! Very kind of you to comment.

  3. #5 by brian on December 29, 2010 - 9:40 am

    sounds like you are rather smitten…hard not to be with sucha slink…smiles.

    • #6 by Carl on December 29, 2010 - 9:39 pm

      The slinks get me every single time. 🙂

  4. #7 by heather grace stewart on December 29, 2010 - 11:32 pm

    innovative and kinda hot! slinky hot.

    • #8 by Carl on December 29, 2010 - 11:49 pm

      I put the censor in the closet for this one. He is now back on the scene. He says no more slink!

  5. #9 by Steve isaak on January 6, 2011 - 3:43 am

    Lusty in a ‘don’t give a f**k’ brazen way. Admirable in its sleaze.

    • #10 by Carl on January 6, 2011 - 6:56 am

      Thank you for your comment, Steve. Admirable in its sleaze is an admirable accolade! 🙂

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