David McLansky

(5/24/1944 / New York City)

Answering a Maiden's Plea


Oh Maiden
You do squander time
Let us couple in our prime;
I would not lure you with deception,
I am adroit at contraception;
Let not you in your later years
Regret that you succumbed to fears
On one soft evening beneath blazing stars
(Venus in conjunction with Mars)
You turned away a proffered kiss
And denied us both such my magic bliss;
You turned cheek, your ruby lips
And loosed yourself from my grip,
And ran across the moonlit lawn,
A silken fairy, a nimble fawn,
Such treasured sweets you must store up
The wine of memory in your cup.

Submitted: Friday, September 13, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 16, 2013
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