Always

Always

A Poem by Giullia King

   Always the bridesmaid, never the bride. 
...
   Always the poet, never the poem.



© 2017 Giullia King



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I love a short and direct message – well written. And, the illustration (with the flower blindfold) is perfect. By the way, did you know the etymology of ‘Always the bridesmaid, never the bride was coined in 1925 as, ‘often a bridesmaid but never a bride’ for use in a United States advertisement for Listerine mouthwash (implying that the use of mouthwash could improve a woman's chances of marriage). Bless….

Posted 10 Months Ago


Giullia King

10 Months Ago

Lmao, I didn't know that! It made me laugh! Thank you for that fun fact and thank you for reading!
Well put.
Great words, Short and simple.

Posted 10 Months Ago


Giullia King

10 Months Ago

Thank you so much, Joey! :)
Joey Nizz

10 Months Ago

Your very much welcome ^^
This is so cool.!. (I'm old)..lol

I get it..I feel it.. I understand...

Wow !!!................. Jazzy

Posted 10 Months Ago


Giullia King

10 Months Ago

Haha! Thank you so much, Jazzy! I'm happy you liked it :)
J. J.  Nightingale

10 Months Ago

You are welcome.........J.
Wow. Absolutely amazing
I love it

Posted 10 Months Ago


Giullia King

10 Months Ago

I'm happy you love it :)
Less is more.. or is it, more is less?" . Brilliant"

Posted 10 Months Ago


Giullia King

10 Months Ago

Excellent question :) Thank you so much, Emma!
emmajoy

10 Months Ago

I can but try without bewildering.. .. !
The lines are really nice...

Posted 10 Months Ago


Giullia King

10 Months Ago

Thank you!
what a great couple of lines says i! i want to say "Get out there and live!" ..."Set down and write" ... love the pic ..is it one of your own?
E.

Posted 10 Months Ago


Giullia King

10 Months Ago

"Get out there and live!" is something that I need to hear... and do :) Thank you!
No, the p.. read more
Two lines hit me so hard. How do you manage to come up with such universal truths? Wow!

Posted 10 Months Ago


Giullia King

10 Months Ago

I'm happy that the writers can relate to my poem :) Thank you!
damn...shades of Melanie...and her song that says..."i am not a poet, living is the poem"

we wait and wait for that marriage of ourselves to that one great poem---but the aisle seems to stay just out of reach.

Posted 10 Months Ago


Giullia King

10 Months Ago

Love this review!
Guilla,
The rich get ice water in the summertime, the poor get it in the winter time.
Richie b.

Posted 10 Months Ago


Giullia King

10 Months Ago

Oh wow, that is so true, Richie! I haven't thought about it like that.

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Added on February 10, 2017
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Giullia King
Giullia King

New York, NY



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