Monday, 21 September 2009

Eyecandy Monday - now with added Poetry!

When my writing first started appearing in print, a friend of mine Showed Me His. I have cherished a copy of this, his poem, all these years:

White Paper Before Me

I wanted so to contribute.
I really tried to write.
Sat before an empty page
I stayed up through the night.

It’d be so cool to be a writer –
A literary chap.
If only everything I wrote
Was not such utter crap.

I’d quit my job and write a book
Become wealthy, as you do.
Have lots of friends and lovers
And an Aston Martin too.

But dawn is at my window now
And my paper is still blank,
So I think I’ll take me off to bed
And have myself a bit of a lie in.

©S. Wright


Erobintica said...

Oh Janine, I love it! The photo too. ;-)
That last stanza is to die for!

always loves me some added poetry. Thanks. A wonderful start to the week.

Janine Ashbless said...

It still makes me grin, every time.
I suspect the last line may be lost on non-UK readers though...

Charlotte Stein aka The Mighty Viper said...

Aw, what a great poem!

But Jesus Christ, are you trying to kill me with that photie!? Good Lord. It looks like his buttocks are clenching just as he thrusts into the mattress...ho-hot!

neve black said...

The image is perfect eyecandy and the poem is wonderful. How utterly poignant.

The UK must be seeping into me, because like Robin I loved the last stanza too. :-)

Thank you!

Erobintica said...

naa, wank is a fairly well known word over here too

Madeline Moore said...

Yeah I got it. Must be my training at LB coming in handy. Luv the pic, tho. Hubba hubba.

Madeline Moore said...

ps - I just posted on my blog about a Craig's List wanker and suggested he come over here to see an inspiring wanker pic. Um. Hope he doesn't read it...

Craig Sorensen said...

Oh, that was just awesome.


Justine Elyot said...

Hahaha, that's a classic poem! I love the last line, but 'become wealthy, as you do' has a comic value of its own too :D.

Janine Ashbless said...

It certainly has!