Sunday, June 10, 2012

CCCXI - Taken Aback

A (roughly) common first line.

Taken Aback

A lady was taken aback
By the price of the clothes off the rack.
“It’s really extortion
And out of proportion
To the pay in the sweatshop out back.”

A fellow was taken aback
When told that he hadn’t the knack
To take his sweet Miss
To orgasmical bliss
But said practice would fix up the lack.

A lady was taken aback
When invited to stay in a shack.
Knowing how it would end
But not wanting to offend
She feigned a bad migraine attack.

A fellow was taken aback
When told that his mind was one track.
“Well, of course I agree
But it’s genetic, you see,
And it’s not fair that we cop so much flack.

A lady was taken aback
When invited for a walk down a track
But what came to pass,
On a rug, on the  grass,
Was a display of a remarkable knack.

© 2012   J Cosmo Newbery

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  1. These are a riot... always bring a smile to my face!

  2. The final lady was obviously not cavorting with the second gentleman. Or perhaps he had practised.

  3. I’m taken aback, at your knack of super rhyme attack! Love it!

  4. I especially enjoyed the last two. Now I spy "Taken with Relish" - I'm near to swooning by the thought ...



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