A riotous assembly of ribald romantic poetry to continue our peregrinations into the highways and bye ways of the lustful and the lovelorn. Perhaps a slightly hyperbolic introduction to a collection of poems which are light, humorous and surprisingly clean and wholesome.
Blinds dates are bad enough at the best of times…
Pathos personified in a bitter sweet poem about love and loss.
A lovelorn patient consults a doctor about an ocular abnormality.
Persist, as the ending is unexpected and cute in a slightly nauseating way.
If you think the poem's title suggests an example of euphemism in excelsis, you'll be pleased to discover that it's a relatively simple poem about narcissism.
A poem about how being thrown over can deprive you of more than your dignity.
A librarian is transformed when taken out of her natural environment.
A touching poem which lays out what the author is looking for in a woman and reaches a surprising conclusion.
A nostalgic poem about a girl he once new who really cut a dash.
A slightly tongue-in-cheek poem about building the perfect woman!
Paul enters the anatomical sweet shop for a second attempt at creating his romantic ideal of womanhood.
Tentative young lovers take their first steps towards physical intimacy.
A humorous, sensuous love poem with an unexpected twist.
A poem which will irk feminists, as the subject is wild speculation as to why the female protagonist isn't up for it. The conclusion reached is however surprisingly touching.
A humorous poem about the enchantment that the author feels for a very special cellist.