Take a Chance On Me

“How do you light the bonfires in my mind […]”

a black and white couple interwined on a bed of white sheets
Photo by Becca Tapert on Unsplash

How do you light the bonfires in my mind
tickling me with provoking talk
even if it’s just poppycock,
when we have nothing much in common,
no memories that are common

Just I woulda, shoulda, ought to
let me show you
,
hoping that the future
will be bright for me to know you,
that special part of you
that makes you pickle as you swallow,
you ask me for tomorrow;

Promises to be proven true
So what am I left to do
Take a chance upon a star
And hope that you carry me far

Outer space is my special place
It’s where I enjoy staycation,
So if you are a man, can back your plan
Let me bite into temptation.

© Ilis Trudie Palmer 2022
One Love
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I am author to two books of tiny stories, Chronicles of an Awakening Soul (2021) and Let the Sun Shine on My Face (2022); both are available here.

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Ilis Trudie Palmer

Ilis Trudie Palmer

Energy, Creativity, Spirituality, the Great E.S.C; One dose of upfulness in each story or poem or song lyric. https://esotericgardenskn.com