Fay Slimm.




He was a lover who took.

Never gave.

But he got his comeuppance

when all his conquests

melted away.

His ego now lonely droops.


He waits in vain for another 

to lessen recluse.  

So telling the loveless results

when vested in self. 


  • Author: Fay Slimm. (Offline Offline)
  • Published: March 29th, 2023 05:15
  • Category: Unclassified
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  • orchidee

    I'm telling folk this is a good write Fay!

    • Fay Slimm.

      So glad you enjoyed the read dear Orchi.

    • Neville

      ouch .. I bet the rat never thought he would feature in such an awesome universal truth .. x

      • Fay Slimm.

        Ha - -- I knew at least one like the He in my verse and they ended up so very lonely - yes I agree the truth is that love works when taking is mixed with giving.............x

      • MendedFences27

        I'm a believer that it is not self-love that propels these kinds of attitudes, but rather self-hate. They grab for everything in order to become whole.
        A wonderful poem about a type of love all too often seen. - Phil A.

        • Fay Slimm.

          An interesting and empathic comment on the question of why love seems to crumble so often Phil - - -- I agree that a right love of self is certainly needed to be able to humbly give wholly to others.-

        • hotidris

          Incredible poem about a man who got his comeuppance when all his conquests melted away.

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