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Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash. Leonard Cohen

Thursday, May 31, 2012

I Scream, You Scream


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The temperature’s rising
You’re getting so hot
Relief from this fever
Would sure hit the spot

Something delicious
and sinfully sweet
that seduces the senses
and cools down that heat

Maybe a taste
Too much is a sin
But once you have started 
you have to give in

Sometimes it’s messy
and gets in your hair
but when it's the good stuff
you really don’t care

If you're not careful
it drips down your chin
a dreamy rich cream
that makes your mouth grin

Some like it dark
and some like it light
And a mix of the two
For some is just right

Single, double, or triple
(more might be chancy!)
There’ll always be something
To tickle your fancy

Some like it plain
Simple and neat
Some prefer extras
To make it complete

A squirt of whipped cream
or maybe a drop
of chocolate syrup
with cherry on top

Using your tongue
Can be lots of fun
A lick here, a lick there
and, wow, it’s all done!

When your body’s on fire
From toes up to lips
Go grab a cool sweet
Do you catch the drips?

Submitted for Theme Thursday, Ice Cream


Warning: Video not for those easily offended by suggestive male dancing and/or backsides!

Cazwell - Ice Cream Truck by INgrooves

10 comments:

Brian Miller said...

oh i caught your drips...and now i am sweating...haha...what a sultry voice you found in this one...oh my....

Brent Wescott said...

I haven't heard such an ode to Ice Cream since Sarah McLachlan. Nice. But now I'm hungry. I think I have some S'mores ice cream in the freezer.

Pearl said...

That made me smile. :-)

Pearl

Fireblossom said...

I am very easily offended. In fact, there is very little which does *not* offend me.

~sniff~

Bryan M. White said...

I like sugar cones.

J Cosmo Newbery said...

I always give in to sin. It is easier than judging each temptation on its merits.

darev2005 said...

Even though it's cool outside right now, that poem got me just a little hot and bothered....

Helena said...

I let it run in any crevice it wants to! I loved the contrasting videos - but I have to admit unlike Sarah, no love compares to Haagen Dazs Pralines and Cream.........

Grace said...

whew, what a hot hot number ~ he..he...now I think I will eat some ice cream to cool down :-)

Dreamhaven said...

Internal and external imagery. Excellent.