Friday, April 4, 2014

Tramp Stamp

Send me a letter with a tramp stamp.
Unzip coded and still damp
from the wicked wet of your ca-lick-graphy.
Address it to your favorite part of me.
Scratch me a salutation.
Put your nails in my coffin of temptation.
Shroud me in stationery sheets.
Bury me beneath your scarlet ink.
Then, sign it with the shape of your lips
and seal it with a candle wax kiss.
Rain, snow, sleet, or hail,
I'll be checking twice a day for the mail.

Some Postmark Poetry for Fireblossom's prompt at Real Toads

23 comments:

Kerry O'Connor said...

Can I sign up for this mail order too!

Deliciously wicked, and so darn clever.

Sylvia K said...

I totally agree with Kerry!! Deliciously wicked indeed! I love it!

Helen said...

Lick-a-licious! Wow.

Sumana Roy said...

'Address it to your favorite part of me.'..hmm.. :D

Ella said...

This hot note sizzles! I am blushing now-lol.

Ella said...

This hot note sizzles! I am blushing now-lol.

Sherry Blue Sky said...

You write with a wickedly clever pen, my friend. Loved this!

Grandmother (Mary) said...

Here's to candle wax kisses!

grapeling said...

two dozen forever stamps, please ~

Susan said...

Go ahead and send this letter on to the others, I delight in reading it publicly here in this poem. I'll read it twice a day ...

razzamadazzle said...

Love this wickedly delightful poem!

hedgewitch said...

The rhyme is just excellent in this, and I don't know how you did it, but this poem has a 'look,' that is, I can see one from narrator to recipient, as clear as the written words. Way to ace the prompt.

Fireblossom said...

Ooo la la! Perfect!

Susie Clevenger said...

Oh my...now that is steamy mail. Love it!!

Liz Rice-Sosne said...

Clever!

aspiritofsimplicity said...

absolutely fantastic!

aspiritofsimplicity said...

absolutely fantastic!

Lorraine Renaud said...

hm I love this as much as I love getting surprise mail with wonderful little shapes , ah but you rock Mama Zen

Kathryn said...

This is awesome, smiling so big after reading this.

hyperCRYPTICal said...

Excellent and totally yummy write.
Anna :o]

Kay L. Davies said...

Wow, MZ, you never disappoint, no matter what the prompt. Brought back a memory or two from the days of stamps, before zip codes existed.
K

Fireblossom said...

I had to come back and read it again!

Margaret said...

How do you do it, just breath in and sheer perfection flows… I adore this s"lick" poem. :)