terms of endearment

terms of endearment

A Poem by jacob erin-cilberto


terms of endearment

 

 

impaired agenda

lips' interference

protracted time entwined

 

signing affidavits of good intention

but retention difficult

in your embrace

 

passion's lawsuit ensues

but being a happily framed victim

i would do years for you 

 

 

erin-cilberto

9/24/17


© 2017 jacob erin-cilberto



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We want to give it and do it all for love, but in order to do so, the object of our affection has to want us to do that. Good intentions mean nothing if the emotions are not there from both sides. Great metaphor. Lydi**

Posted 1 Year Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

1 Year Ago

thank you for your kind review, Lydi...
j.
Love is boundless and makes us do some pretty stupid things. Oh well it's all alright if we get the girl.

Posted 1 Year Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

1 Year Ago

thanks for your read and comment.

j.
Jacob sometimes your poems are too deep for my mind to grasp but that's my problem not yours lol
I love your work, even though I don't understand some of them. You are so talented, I feel I shouldn't even be on this site compared to you and others I love this as all your work you and a few othrs are my inspiration to go on

Posted 1 Year Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

1 Year Ago

Julie, thank you for your complimentary review, but you deserve to be here as much as any other poet.. read more
Juliespenhere

1 Year Ago

Oh ok thanks
Affidavits regardless, we don't mind getting sued and sentenced in love...no, we'd keenly pay the price for just one touch, one look. A great poem from you Mr. Jacob.

Posted 1 Year Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

1 Year Ago

as Doris Troy sang..."just one look, that's all it took"--
thank you,
DIVYA...
.. read more
DIVYA

1 Year Ago

Its such a pleasure!
ahahaha i lvoe the ending ...such a pity that love and marriage can be such a legalese entanglement ..but a happy jailbird makes for a contented prison eh!? great stuff sir!
E.

Posted 1 Year Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

1 Year Ago

yes, and the piece of paper isn't the be all and end all...but if love is strong enough, who needs t.. read more
Einstein Noodle

1 Year Ago

:)...............
Sounds like a one way amicable divorce and that only leaves the conciliatory party vulnerable. Another thinker here Jacob as one struggles with the concepts you interweave in this one.

Posted 1 Year Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

1 Year Ago

just a plain old love poem...metaphorically speaking....thank you, John.
j.

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jacob erin-cilberto
jacob erin-cilberto

Carbondale, IL



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Originally from Bronx, NY, I live in Carbondale, Illinois...teach English at two community colleges and have been writing and publishing poetry since 1970. Friending works two ways. If we have had .. more..

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