Gunslinger

Gunslinger

A Poem by barleygirl
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true story . . .

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I should’ve known when I saw his handle
just another bad boy fixin’ for a scandal
“Gunslinger” pursued me online with zeal
while his marital status he did conceal.

Always my downfall I’m easily impressed
a striking skinhead from the wild west
wrangling a chopper in his first selfie
I imagined my lips brushing his goatee.

I should’ve suspected his sexy shtick
claiming to send me my daily fix:
a selfie close-up of his handsome face
plus revealing videos I still can’t erase.

He drew me in with adventurous tales
flying hikers in to tackle Denali trails
reminiscent of wild treks I would take
before I suffered a recent neck break.

I should’ve known he could never fill
my dormant longing for an adrenalin thrill
finally I told him to go twirl his blade
his temper a deterrent to getting laid.




© 2017 barleygirl



Author's Note

barleygirl
My brief online encounter with a helicopter (chopper) pilot . . .
Denali is the highest mountain in the state of Alaska.

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dear Margie... reminds me of the country western song... "you walked across my heart like it was Texas... you taught me how to say, 'I just don't care'.... with your Eastwood smile and your Robert Redford hair..." You really know how to share a Wild West tale with a contemporary flair. truly, Pat

Posted 2 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

barleygirl

2 Months Ago

Love your country song lyrics! Little by little, these online spoofs have taught me to not care as m.. read more
Patricia Wedel

2 Months Ago

You are welcome, dear heart. Have a beautiful day. hugs, Pat



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These definitely sound like lyrics and it's great! I would single out a line but the entire piece is well constructed. Adult tales with raw passion in the present day practices. I'm digging this. Great job!

Posted 1 Month Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

barleygirl

1 Month Ago

All my life I've had to fight off my urge to be sucked in by these bad boys! Thanks for appreciating.. read more
duff

1 Month Ago

Haha, you bet! A most enjoyable read my friend.
An ancient Native American saying goes - 'Man with big chopper is likely to have small mind.'
Well okay, not really a saying but if it was, it would be quite apt.


Posted 2 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

barleygirl

1 Month Ago

I tried to answer this a long time ago, but my computer has been "hanging" when I use this website. .. read more
Oh this is just too funny. I hope he enjoyed it too lol!

Posted 2 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

barleygirl

2 Months Ago

Thank you very much for seeing my humor! *smile* If ya don't laugh, we're bound to cry!
I think you shot down his whirlybird good! It's a shame how some people take advantage of the ability to hide their "real selves" on the internet.

Take care - Dave

Posted 2 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

barleygirl

2 Months Ago

"Catfish" on MTV is one of my favorite shows! I try to give people the benefit of the doubt, but man.. read more
Oh my, i needed this poem; .. in fact, have laughed more than i should and now hurt in the wrong place!

How you juggle reality with such sauciness i really don't know but oh my.. (yet again). you've made a guy balance top of one of those plate-balancing thingies in the hoping to hell he slips! OOps, did i put that.. well, that attitude sort of mingles throughout with great phrases eg. 'I should’ve suspected his sexy shtick _ claiming to send me my daily fix:' You could fix him - and how. xx

Posted 2 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

barleygirl

2 Months Ago

I'm serious . . . this guy sent me a new selfie every day, starting out his first message with "here.. read more
emmajoy

2 Months Ago

Yes, there are a few critters like that roaming these ripe and ready meadows! They need lessons on .. read more
Well Margie, you have to admit that he did take you on a short flight of fancy. It's just that the rotor in his tail wasn't too effective in raising your ardour .
(((Hugs)))

Posted 2 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

barleygirl

2 Months Ago

Your observation is the closest to my own sentiments about such boondoggles . . . I don't throw out .. read more
Norman223

2 Months Ago

BOONDOGGLES..... ????? Is that an amorous term -- its not in my French dictionary!!!
barleygirl

2 Months Ago

Boondoggle: activity that is wasteful or pointless but gives the appearance of having value . . . ma.. read more
Ugh, it's always the pretty ones . . . Sometimes I'm glad I'm too ugly too love. It keeps me from getting a big head. The rhyming and flow are very good.

Posted 2 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

barleygirl

2 Months Ago

I thought I already learned that lesson (about the pretty ones) a million times! *smile* Thanks for .. read more
dear Margie... reminds me of the country western song... "you walked across my heart like it was Texas... you taught me how to say, 'I just don't care'.... with your Eastwood smile and your Robert Redford hair..." You really know how to share a Wild West tale with a contemporary flair. truly, Pat

Posted 2 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

barleygirl

2 Months Ago

Love your country song lyrics! Little by little, these online spoofs have taught me to not care as m.. read more
Patricia Wedel

2 Months Ago

You are welcome, dear heart. Have a beautiful day. hugs, Pat
Sorry you had this experience. Many men and women create a new persona on line and leave out important details....like marital status! Glad you gave him the brush off. Well written, Margie. Lydi**

Posted 2 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

barleygirl

2 Months Ago

Thanks for sharing! Maybe my missteps can help some younger person struggling with an online boondog.. read more
Lydia

2 Months Ago

I don't think that will be the case. People think they are smarter than the rest...they will never .. read more
Gunslinger, first sign of a interesting situation. I like the tale and the honest tone of your words. Thank you dear friend for sharing your amazing work.
Coyote

Posted 2 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

barleygirl

2 Months Ago

I think many who get tangled up in a boondoggle can look to something within that helped lead to the.. read more
Coyote Poetry

2 Months Ago

I enjoyed the tale and you are welcome dear friend.

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