Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Mr. Sociable

He is graceful and charming
completely disarming
essential to any social affair

obligingly devout
mingling about
dispensing kind words here and there.

Hands reach to touch him
elbows to nudge him
eyes seek a glimpse of his smile

he’s a man with flair,
obvious savoir-faire
a portrait of tactful style.

But sometimes I wonder
if deep down under
he tires of this endless game?

I think his façade
is becoming slipshod
I don’t think he’s living up to his name

for I detected a hint
of a reticent glint
in his otherwise jovial eyes

perhaps his desire
is to simply retire
and watch all the fuss pass him by.


Dimple said...

Hello Bob,

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How do you manage to select such an apt title!!!
Great work buddy!


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rch said...

Hey Dimps I don't know but the title is as important as the poem in my opinion

Hi Anon thanks

Dimple said...

Yes u r absolutely right! :)
I am happy to be an active reader of your blog :)
You are really talented!


rch said...

and I am honored that you are Dimps (along with anyone else that is) :D