AuthorsDen.com   Join Free! | Login    
Happy 4th of July!
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Kalikiano Kalei, iAndrew Feder, iShelley Costello, iShervin Hojat, Ph.D., iKen Brosky, iChrisTopher Stone, iFrank Stephenson, i

  Home > Relationships > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Edwin Hurdle

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Sponsor Me!
· Books
· Articles
· Poetry
· News
· Stories
· 29 Titles
· 648 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Oct, 2007

Edwin Hurdle, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
Marauder
by Robin Leigh Miller

Climb aboard Marauder with Strafe, the legendary road pirate. Strap on your seatbelt and prepare for an erotic ride into the not so distant future as Strafe rediscovers a..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Dry Cleaner
by Edwin Hurdle
Rated "G" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Follow
Recent poems by Edwin Hurdle
•  Tiles Of My Love
•  Band-Aid
•  Parking Space
•  DOT COM
•  Eulogy
           >> View all 24

There's a stain on your life

It is huge and dark

Feeling sad over a breakup

You see him with another woman in the park

How could he treat you like this?

He's just impersonating a man

Will a guy ever make you happy?

Just like Obama,oh yes I can

You try so hard to get rid of it.

It grows deeply into your soul like a cancer

You feel as if nothing can remove it

I come into your life as the enhancer

Its time for a big change

Your mark will leave instantly

I'm going to make you feel special

By loving you constantly

Hold my hand,share this moment

Look deep into my eyes

My words and feelings are true

They're not full of lies.

I'll never hurt you in this lifetime

You deserve the greatest love of them all

Being here,being there for you always

I'll not let your spirit fall

My first name is not Bounty

My middle name is not Paper

My last name is not Towels

But I'm the Quicker-Lift You-Upper

Kiss the pain

Kiss the dirt

Kiss the stain

Kiss the hurt

Goodbye!

Copyright(c)2009 Edwin Hurdle

 



Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by Melony Cooper
Well done! Very creative.

Mel
Reviewed by Jeanette Cooper
Edwin, this is definitely an interesting poem that seems to have underlying facets that might be interpreted more than one way. The "stain" seems to be a sickness of the soul that makes one "different" that has created pain by the loss of a lover. "Dry Cleaner" had me reading the poem twice to look for shades of subtley.
Reviewed by Elizabeth Russo
That is quite a devoted kind of love. Touches the heart! ~Elizabeth :)
Reviewed by Richard Orey
Haven't we all noticed the stain? It seems stains are an integral part of life. If you haven't noticed a stain, then you aren't living.

A unique, innovative write, Edwin. Good job!

Richard
Reviewed by Jon Willey
clever, very clever Edwin -- it is very reminiscent of a song I am fond of -- "Making Memories of Us", by Rodney Crowell -- "and I'm going to love you like nobody loves you -- and I'll earn your trust making memories of us" -- your poem grabs at the realities of love and dedication, with a flair for the novel -- well done my friend -- peace and love -- Jon Michael
Reviewed by Juliet Waldron
Funny and cool! I hope she got the message!
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart
Beautifully penned.
Reviewed by Liana Margiva
EXCELLENT!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Christine Alwin
awww Edwin this is of sweetness and written from a big heart..wonderful compassionate write.
Blessings, Christine
Reviewed by E T Waldron
Edwin, it's good to read you,this is a strong well
written declaration of love! A beautiful poem with
a message I hope she welcomes!

Eileen
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo
Sweet, endearing and very uplifting to the spirit...

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Lori Moore
Cute. It's always nice to have a "quicker-lift-you-upper" around.
Reviewed by Nicole Weaver
Edwin,
Cheer genuis! Very good use of words. Simply one word! GREAT!
Nicole
Reviewed by JMS Bell
VERY GOOD WRITE OF 'TAKING ANOTHER CHANCE ON LOVE'. THANKS FOR SHARING AND BLESSINGS. JOYCE * HIS INSPIRATIONS
Reviewed by Masimba Mukichi
Brilliant write.Keep up the good work Edwin.
Reviewed by Dale Clark
Clever verse, Edwin, great read!
Reviewed by D Johnson
Edwin, a truly enjoyable read.... I loved "the quicker lift you upper"

Cheers,
Dan
Reviewed by Bennett Kremen
I like the intensity in your poem. So many of us have so much to offer. Finding each other is the rub. Your poem deals with that. Thanks.
Reviewed by Rose Rideout
There are lots of fish in the sea and there is one fish that's waiting just for that special person to catch them. Thank you for sharing Edwin.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader)
Excellent writing sweet man...sighhhh..well done indeed...have a wonderful and safe day..Hugsss
Reviewed by Georg Mateos
They call me leopard, no spiritual dry-cleaner will touch my stains!

Georg

Reviewed by Kate Burnside
I love the intensity, the compassion, the clear-eyed realism, the down-to-earth desire to bless and to heal and to succour in this fabulous write, Edwin. And especially the strength and support in these amazing lines:

Kiss the pain

Kiss the dirt

Kiss the stain

Kiss the hurt

Goodbye!

thank you, Kate xx
Reviewed by Stuart McCallum
Edwin, you are 'truly' one of the great poets on this site--and, quite frankly, anywhere.

Perfect, my friend, much enjoyed.
Reviewed by Felix Perry
Down to earth and very real this poetry comees from the heart and reminds me of the movie where the boy is always just there in the background lovin but never being loved.

fee
Reviewed by George Carroll
False promises are always sugar coated but are bitter when swallowed.
Reviewed by Paul Berube
Lucky woman who latches on to you, Edwin. Well said my friend.
Popular Poetry (Relationships)
  1.  Nights Caress
  2.  Him...
  3.  Life As I Now Know It
  4.  My Buddy
  5.  Helix or Vortex? That is the question ...
  6.  X-Factor
  7.  Another Lesson From A Dog
  8.  Thank You Baby For Loving Me
  9.  The Meeting
  10.  As Long As He Gets Well