The Fieldstone Review

Three Triolets For A Friend Trying Out Internet Dating

1. She Is Enamored

Beware the K-Mart of the heart --
The digital man reads you poems
over the phone? Duh. Please be smart,
beware the K-Mart of the heart;
he saw your post, he lyres his part --
he could be spawn of garden gnomes.
Beware! The K-Mart of the heart,
the digital man. Read this poem!

2. She Is Less Enamored

Is he a serial killer?
You flew to his ranch for dinner,
quite the spread, the music "Thriller."
Is he a serial killer?
He'd pictured, this rich oil driller,
you thinner, more of a winner.
Is he a serial killer?
You flew to his ranch for dinner.

3. She Is Hungry, Not Enamored In The Least

It's too bloody complicated --
you're on a diet now, but still,
the rancher was over-rated.
It's too bloody complicated.
He deemed your flesh fat, ill-fated;
The thought of him now tastes like swill.
It's too bloody complicated!
You're on a diet now, but, still...