Poet on a String

Poet on a String

A Poem by jacob erin-cilberto


Poet on a String

 

 

 

let me stand next to your guitar

or embrace me with your nimble fingers

i can be any tune you want to play

 

 

 

 

erin-cilberto

2/9/2020

© 2020 jacob erin-cilberto


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Lol loved Norman’s reply review as I did your write loved it

Posted 3 Months Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

3 Months Ago

thank you Julie...yes, i really got a kick out of his review, as well.
j.
In that case, no one would have anything to fret about .
N.

Posted 3 Months Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

3 Months Ago

awwww, clever reply, Norman...thank you for the smile...
j.
THIS would be cupid at his best, I’m sure such talents do exist as do those professional dancers. Great sharp brevity.

Posted 3 Months Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

3 Months Ago

thank you, andrew....
j.
the beat poets would kick such a puppet to the curb me thinks .. but it is a power of sorts isn't it .. to tantalize, titillate, move to tears of happiness
title hooked me ..three lines but such a complexity of characters and emotions for me to imagine .. a three line play says i!
E.

Posted 3 Months Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

3 Months Ago

this might be the longest play i could ever write, E.
i appreciate your words,
j.
Einstein Noodle

3 Months Ago

ahahahaha i'm sure :)))))))))
Nimble fingers and a gentle touch do it every time.
I just wish I could play a tune for the perfect embrace.
Maybe just hum a tune, might work.

Posted 3 Months Ago


Paul Bell

3 Months Ago

Four bloody strings, how hard can it be. Blame the big fingers myself.
jacob erin-cilberto

3 Months Ago

hell, Paul, i probably would have had trouble learning if it were only ONE string...I will just stic.. read more
Paul Bell

3 Months Ago

Words, the main tune.
What a fun poem, very clever. Tuning optional.

Posted 3 Months Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

3 Months Ago

oh i like that..."Tuning optional"
are you sure? I might sound awful....
j.
Nice title.. “ Poet on a string” .. oh how nice and romantic would that be to have someone attend your every whim! Great imagery, lovely flow.

Posted 3 Months Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

3 Months Ago

thank you for your words, Katrina,
j.
This is beautiful, Jacob.
I can see the reflection of its rainbow of love


Posted 3 Months Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

3 Months Ago

thank you, Kay...appreciate your kind words,
j.
A Poet On A String! That’s such an Irresistible offer! I’d lap it all up,
even if it was just a limited offer for Valentine’s Day! :)

Posted 3 Months Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

3 Months Ago

thank you, DIVYA,
j.
Now there's a thought. What an invitation for Valentine's day for some dame. I have never met a man who would dance to my every tune. Do they really exist?

Love the title Jacob. Imagery great too. Excellent read.

Chris


Posted 3 Months Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

3 Months Ago

i hope there are more around...thank you for your kind words, Chris,
j.

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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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