Unrequited Love

Unrequited Love

His car is shiny, fast and sleek
I watch for him most every week
If I obtain what I have planned
On blended knee, he’ll beg my hand

I’ll touch my finger to my chin
Pretend that I can’t take it in
And in a voice that is sincere
Whisper my answer in his ear

Then out to buy a sparkling ring
My ticket to just everything
High heeled shoes, designer frocks
Top stylists to trim my locks

Then I make it very plain
To clean my teeth , I use champagne
Reporters queue outside my door
Cameras flashing by the score

I have beauty, I have charm
I only need to take his arm
Just what can the problem be?
When in the crowd,  can’t see me

I go to every football match
Hoping that his eye I’ll catch
Though till  fate pays me a call
Have just his photo……on my wall

Glenys Halliday

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I have always written poetry but when my husband died suddenly I used it as a kind of therapy. I don’t usually share these unless I feel they will help someone in distress. The ones I share are mostly humorous intended to bring a smile in what I feel can be a very lonely world... I have written four booklets and now a Corona chronicles which is just twelve poems writ while I am in jail...oh sorry I meant lockdown. Am on my way for a second booklet.. Trying to make folk smile and take a minutes release from these difficult times helps me forget my sight problems..

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21st Nov 2019
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I enjoyed that one Glenys. Hope you have a season ticket.
22nd Nov 2019
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Haha.....I am so last season. My husband used to take my son, they were Man City fans. My son still goes but now takes his wife, she has my husbands seat!

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