Thursday, December 3, 2015


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tonight they will dream
of the instant
she lifted her skirt

boldly stuck a pose 
tossed back her curls 
puckered those bright red lips
and offered her most seductive
“come hither, boys” wink

THE look that said it all

yes, tonight boys will be boys
dreaming of lush plumpness
dimpled thighs, soft breasts

mysterious places
sinfully sweet and
delightfully dark


  1. I love your take on the prompt. You've empowered her.

  2. A coming of age poem in under 60 words - you really nailed the ekphrasis challenge

  3. Her pose is so confident. I love that you have portrayed her allure.

  4. "Sinfully sweet
    delightfully dark"

    Well-crafted pairing.

  5. Hey--I saw on your profile that you're reading "All the Light We Cannot See." I loved it. If you loved it, try "Freeman" by Pitts and "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd. Both were phenomenal reads...

  6. I love what all you put into her "THE look." Your words conveyed her confidence in herself, being able to set the boys to aflame.
    Mrs. Jim has read "All the light we cannot see." She liked it and thought I might have liked it.

  7. Provocative and a bit haunting. You nailed it, Helen.

    Jane x

  8. It is ALL in the attitude (and confidence in one's self) I've seen many sexy large women on the theatre stage - and they can sell the "goods" like nobody's business!

  9. She gets a very saucy makeover here, Helen. And indeed, all those fantasies are as rich as her form. Loved it!

  10. Oh boys will always dream... :-) yes those boys will need to sleep with their hands on the blanket.

  11. I love the phrase "lush plumpness." The last six lines are my favorites.

  12. I'm so happy that you changed her profile here and their interest. Well done, Helen! k.

  13. Dearest Helen,
    Yes, you summed it up perfectly well.
    Thanks for your support.
    Dad came home on Friday afternoon, like a miracle and finally on Thursday I could make my first phone call after one brother did hook up the TV, Radio and Phone...
    Hugs and blessings,

  14. What the boys wouldn't miss! Male innocence on the threshold of adulhood most remembered. Cheeky take Helen!


  15. Don't know you. Just happened up this poem and have to tell you how much I like the saucy confidence of it.