Clever love

Just for fun...


Can someone, somehow, kindly please explain

How I can fall in love with someone’s brain?


Pure eye candy you certainly are not

It’s not your looks that make me feel quite hot

Your mind distills great learning with such ease

It makes me feel quite weak around the knees

Your words of wisdom bring such clarity

You open up my mind and set it free.


But though an open mind I'll gladly take

An open heart is surely a mistake

I fear my love you never shall requite

Though in our love of learning we unite

Though thoughts and wise ideas you freely share

You scorn all tender talk without a care


But with no shame I build a verbal shrine

To intellect that never can be mine.

If my cerebral love for you begets

No more than poor iambic quintuplets

I’ll try to move beyond love for your head

Your feet smell and I'll bet you're crap in bed.

brainbrain gameloveSaturday fun

◄ When I get mad I write poetry

Poetic Warning ►


<Deleted User> (19836)

Sun 2nd Sep 2018 22:05

Becky, this is a fabulous piece. I absolutely loved it. The ending was dramatic. Bravo! ❤Jane

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Martin Elder

Sun 2nd Sep 2018 16:19

The last line definitely sums up the whole piece nicely. I would love to hear this live in order to capture the full passion of this poem

Nice one

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M.C. Newberry

Sat 1st Sep 2018 18:28

Remembering that Marilyn Monroe married Arthur Miller,
I read on.
The love for the unattainable has always been a theme to
appeal to our imaginations and this is done with panache -
with that fizzing note of "revenge" to finish on a triumphant final line riposte for what can't be had.

Big Sal

Sat 1st Sep 2018 14:45

Last line killed, Becky. Well done on this.?

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Brian Maryon

Sat 1st Sep 2018 09:11

Hi Becky - there is a lot of truth in what you say. People are attracted to other people by their intellect, the words they say, the way they react etc. It's not all about looks... and you all know me , I can't be serious for very wife has neither looks nor intellect...but you should see the size of her.... balance!

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Taylor Crowshaw

Sat 1st Sep 2018 08:54

It works Becky..loved it..still chuckling...?

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