The seduction of Emma Valdoramay



She didn't set out to be a seductress
Until she became a seducted
She was afraid of love
Not wanting to see her heart
Being devastated in stitches,
By a thousand cuts
You're a seducer, she said to him
Why do you say that? He asked politely.
Because the first time we met
You melted me like a mountain of snow
Melting away in the summer.
I must confess: I thought I built giant walls
To protect me from a man like you.
There you are, tearing them down altogether
without allowing me the benefit of a fight.
Really? he exclaimed
Tell me more.
you walked up to me
you touched my hands flirtatiously
you looked me straight in the eyes
and complimented me with a calm, balanced,
Masculine and confident voice.
I didn't expect it,
I didn't want it,
I was blown away.
She continued:
I was a lost soul; you shelter me.
I was a lost ship; you seize me.
I was a lost bird; you cage me.
I was a diamond in the rough,
You dig me out and make me yours.

And what do you think of me now?
You're a happy man.
Why do you say that? He asked.
She replied:
You know how to give and receive pleasure.

Down memory lane,
If you elect to remember one thing about me
What would that be?
She answered:
You intrinsically love women.

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Submitted by mossmjacques on March 02, 2021

Modified by mossmjacques on April 14, 2021

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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABXBAAXCBXDAXDBBXCCABABBXBCCCXA XXBBD XCCBX C
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 1,232
Words 244
Stanzas 4
Stanza Lengths 31, 5, 5, 1

Moss M.Jacques

Moss M.Jacques lives in the New York metropolitan area. He is the recipient of many literature prizes in his early twenties both in France and the US. Moss M.Jacques was best known in the circles where he grew up for his talent of reciting poems and a great passion for arts and literature. His poems have been published in many anthologies. His upcoming book: Sugarplum Selected poems on Life, Love and the Human condition will be available during the second quarter of this year. website:www.mossmjacquespoetry.com more…

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    Wow!
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  • Spideracer21
    Nicely written and the flow feels natural there and this is my very first comment on this site. Thanks for sharing.
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