Sunday, May 3, 2015

Special Feature Collaborative Poem--By Beth Winchcombe and Jack Horne--England

Mr. and Mrs. Wright

By Beth Winchcombe and Jack Horne

Where was her Mister Right?
He was nowhere in sight.

He wondered, "Could there be
A girl out there for me?"


No matter how hard she tried
Always the bridesmaid – never the bride!

At weddings, it's his doom:
The best man, not the groom.


She'd look at a dating site,
hoping to find a Mr. Right.

He'd join a dating site;
Yes, go for it tonight!


Could she give that a try?
She might find a guy.

Would anyone respond?
A brunette or a blonde?


The first one was rather stout.
She ruled him out.

A wrestler winked her eye:
He trembled, hoped to die.


Could "looks, unimportant" mean
He was handsome, tall and lean?

No, she was just too bold;
And not the sort he'd hold.


Pride goes before a fall...
...here goes, she'd give it her all.

He looked into her eyes,
While smiling with surprise.


She tossed her bride's bouquet;
He loved their wedding day!

16 comments:

  1. Cute! Very intuitive collaboration here and such a joy to read and visualize! Sweet, too! Sheri

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    1. Hey! You stole my words! I nearly said that :)

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  2. Such a wonderful poem about finding the perfect partner for life, it was a pleasure to read your lovely co-write, Beth and Jack. Blessings always, Leokadia

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  3. This was fun to read! Easy flowing rhyme and great story!

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  4. Way to go!!! Great collaboration..Sara

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  5. Beth and Jack,
    Great poem with a surprise ending. Loved it.
    Your friend,
    David Fox

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  6. This is neat. With all the plans and schemes, love will find its way.

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  7. Hi Beth & Jack. I enjoyed your delightul poem; great collaboration! Best wishes, Chris~

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  8. Thanks for the smile! - Laura M Kaminski

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  9. This could have been written for me. I know what that feels like. loved the happy ending and bit of humour. well done both of you. take care. Pete.

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  10. Thank you, Beth Winchcombe, for the following--

    It seems our collaborative poem has gone down well and brought a few smiles to Whispers readers. Can I ask you once again to thank everyone's comments on my behalf, they are so kind. I would appreciate it.

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  11. Hey! I super loved this poem! It was an easy read and I found myself riding on the words... It was a good tonic to my day. Wahooo! More please!

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  12. Beth and Jack you hit a high note with this collaborative effort on this one. Very easy and humorous reading that relates to real life for millions. Thanks for posting. Bob

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  13. Thank you for a sweet, light, romantic poem, Beth and Jack! Loved the ending:) All the best. // paul

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  14. Thanks Jack and Beth for your collaboration. You two do work well together. I enjoyed your work. Continued blessings!

    -MJ (www.tgbtgpublictions.com)

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