Ray Quesada

(08-08-1986)

You Must Have Rolled Your Eyes...


you must have snubbed your nose...
you must have rolled those
priceless eyes with vigor
I did not mean to sound vulgar
I meant for you to simply taste wine
but perhaps
My words were wasted;
perhaps when I spoke
my lips were chapped-
and perhaps the booze
too, helped bruise
my well-meant lines

I carelessly broke
a precious latch
forgive me - the damage can be patched
my mouth gets me in trouble
my tongue is a subtle,
stuttering butterfly
that I can never catch

and so it goes...
- you must have rolled those
priceless eyes with vigor
I did not mean to sound vulgar
...but, perhaps
my words were wasted-
I meant for you to taste wine;
you tasted
vinegar.

-Stuttering butterfly-

Submitted: Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Do you like this poem?
1 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

what's the point? : / uggghhhhhh. Am I insane because I'm a poet, or am I a poet because I'm insane? poets have to dramatize everything****

Comments about this poem (You Must Have Rolled Your Eyes... by Ray Quesada )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Simply Spoken Life, Heather Burns
  2. Did You Ever Love Me, Peter S. Quinn
  3. On To the Night, Peter S. Quinn
  4. Haiku...Highway Heart Race, Ken e Hall
  5. Guaman Poma, Nassy Fesharaki
  6. Suicide, Mitzie Holstein
  7. Dedicated To You, Robin Williams-Suicide, Mitzie Holstein
  8. ....... .. Gun Control Is As Easy As This, Is It Poetry
  9. We have right, hasmukh amathalal
  10. Never dies, hasmukh amathalal

Poem of the Day

poet Joyce Kilmer

(For the Rev. James J. Daly, S. J.)

Bright stars, yellow stars, flashing through the air,
Are you errant strands of Lady Mary's hair?
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  5. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  6. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  7. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. If, Rudyard Kipling
  9. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  10. Invictus, William Ernest Henley

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]