A Poem by Bluest Blue

His face spells obvious danger,

commanding all to run.

He's like a serial killer

who always keeps a gun.

The devil is no rival

in just the way he stands,

with cigarette between his lips

and cozy beers in hands.



Scary skulls adorn his shirt

with daring words of hate.

He listens to those hardcore songs,

proclaiming loss of faith.

She had always been repulsed

by guys not of her kind.

But something weird had happened--

He really changed her mind.



She's the girl who stays at home,

obsessed with classic books.

Intelligence redeems her from

the errors of her looks.

She likes to wear pastel clothes

and skirts below-the-knee.

What her silence can't reveal

she writes in poetry.



She likes to spend her hours

in church's silent halls.

And what she greatly wants is to

fulfill her saintly calls.

He had always been repulsed

by girls not of his kind.

But something weird had happened--

She really changed his mind.



© 2014 Bluest Blue

Author's Note

Bluest Blue
*skirts (noun) below-the-knee (adj). [in inverted order]

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Ho-ly kwap! You have a talent! This is incredible! I'm finding myself at a loss for words right now! Well done!

Posted 1 Year Ago

the magnets founds it's missing piece... and joints again by way of kiss... Your works are amazing...

Posted 1 Year Ago

like KL said...opposites attract...and cause subtle changes in both sides.

like this lots.

Posted 1 Year Ago

Sometimes opposites attract. Nicely told.

Posted 2 Years Ago

I love this one!
You have captured the character's details well, so I can see him and her!
Wonderful how you picked the right details to reveal in your prose.

Posted 2 Years Ago

Yes indeed, love springs eternal in the strangest of places !!

A descriptive contrast between two extremes of personality, and how imaginatively clever to bring both together in a redeeming, positive style !

Posted 4 Years Ago

Bluest Blue

4 Years Ago

"Redeeming, positive style"... I like that! :) Thank you, Tom!
Why are you so awesome? Haha! You remind me of my cousin when she used to write. She was talking about a boy, but the boy was talking about a girl and in the end they were talking about each other. It was so awesome I couldn't write anything after reading it.

Your poem reminds me so much of that piece. It's so beautiful and fun to read and smart. :)
The way you wrote this piece, it's like a book if you know what I mean. There's a story, a plot, a beginning, an end and everything in between :)

Posted 4 Years Ago

Bluest Blue

4 Years Ago

Hi, Ate! Thank you so much for reviewing this piece. I'm thinking you have a literature degree becau.. read more

4 Years Ago

Lol! No need to have a degree when words come straight from the heart ;) and thanks for the complime.. read more
Bluest Blue

4 Years Ago

You have a point. :) You are welcome.
Do we change our minds? Do others have this power to influence us to change our minds?
I think the answer is yes, but it is a qualified yes. We make little decisions each moment of our lives. When those choices start being made with a different vision of outlook on life and our surroundings, our perspective changes as our ability to visualize is modified by small degrees. I think we simply open our minds to new possibilities when we entertain considerations beyond our own perspective.
So, simply saying we had a change of heart of mind is easier than my long winded explanation. ha. :)

The power of love is here as well... Much food for thought.

Posted 4 Years Ago

Bluest Blue

4 Years Ago

I am a fan of your reviews, David. I get a lot from you. I've told you that already, haven't I? :) T.. read more
Okay, did I say I envy your work? Well, I totally made an understatement! You, My friend, are incredible! This is one of my favorite poems I've ever read, seriously. Its going in my library under favorites. You have such a great easy way with words, and this is just another example of your talent!

Posted 4 Years Ago

Bluest Blue

4 Years Ago

You are too generous in giving compliments. Thank you so much!
Its true, opposites attract. Nice work!

Posted 4 Years Ago

Bluest Blue

4 Years Ago

Thank you so much, Annabella!

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Added on February 11, 2014
Last Updated on March 5, 2014


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