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Clover Thomas R.I.P.
by William R. Potter

Sunday, February 08, 2009
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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A poem from a novel Iím working on about a mysterious woman named Clover Thomas and the men who loved her.


 

 

Clover Thomas R.I.P.

 

The first time I met her

She looked me in the eye.

And told me, “I’m just looking

For the perfect place to die.”

 

The scar on her chin

And teardrop tattoo

She only drank the best

But any man would do.

 

Mumbled in her sleep

Some guy’s name she repeated.

Said he was no one

But the first prick who cheated.

 

Never wore high heels

Always had a smoke

Kissed like a virgin

And never got the joke.

 

I knew she had a past

One she never would reveal.

Always the fruit

You can pick but never peel.

 

A lover I still need

A friend I won’t forget

Lived life on her terms

And never with regret.

 

Some say she was forty.

Some say she had a child

Many tried to tame her

I loved Clover Thomas wild.

 

 

A poem or eulogy from a novel I’m working on about a mysterious woman named Clover Thomas and the men who loved her.

 

 

 

 

 

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Reviewed by Sheila Roy 2/28/2009
William,
I like the sense of realism within the lines. There's a depth to this character that lends credibility to your descriptions. She bursts off the page. Love and Hugs,
Sheila
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 2/22/2009
I think this is very well done, William. You have presented the character very effectively with economy of words. Thank you for sharing. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Cryssa C 2/10/2009
Sounds intriguing...
Cryssa
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 2/9/2009
This is excellent...you've got me anxious to read more...well done!
Reviewed by John Flanagan 2/8/2009
William,
The recall is excellent, the selected details so apt and moving and strong...
"Always the fruit
You can pick but never peel."

is perfect in the context of the character, adds weighty definition.
I love this this, it's so fine.
John
Reviewed by Elizabeth Hobbs 2/8/2009
Hi William
You've certainly got my interest. Sounds like a character worth knowing. Cheers! Liz
Reviewed by Felix Perry 2/8/2009
Wow this one is so realllll.

Fee



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