I ... entered the poem of life, whose purpose is ... simply to witness the beauties of the world, to discover the many forms that love can take. (Barabara Blackman in 'Glass After Glass')

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21 April 2016

A Desperate Wooing

Oh my luscious love,
my delectable sweetie,
the most desirable,
the most tantalising –
I crave you!

I want to lick you all over
slowly … savour
your fragrant aroma …
nibble gently
at your soft and tender
edges … until at last
I touch your heart.

It’s true, I confess,
there have been others –
but none, now, 
to compare with you.
Be mine! I promise to love you
more than all the rest
for as long as you live.

Come, give yourself to me.
Oh, I could eat you all up!
Yours truly,
yours besottedly –
~ Cookie Monster ~

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Written for Dark Poetry for the Cruellest Month: 
Legendary Beings in Love

It's perhaps a bit of a stretch but I'm also linking this piece to When Good Wishes Go Bad at 'imaginary garden with real toads'. If Cookie Monster gets his wish, it won't do his beloved much good, and he's setting himself up for a very brief affair!


  1. HAhahahahaha....fabulous :D XXX

  2. I never imagined that the mighty Cookie Monster could be poetic. Hilarious.

  3. Lol you had me there for a moment :D nicely done!

  4. Rosemary, this made my day! I must read it aloud to my Piano Man (while cookies bake in the oven). Sooo good. ♥

  5. Most original Cookie Monster poem I've ever read. I laughed till my stomach ached. Brilliant 😂

  6. I was lifting a cup of tea to my lips to enjoy this when I read the last line. OMG - warn me next time! I almost spilled a very fine sakura blend from laughing so hard. I really enjoyed it.

    1. Oh dear, sorry – but I'm sure you see it had to come as a surprise. :-)

  7. This cracks me up!! I love the way you went with this and the word, "besottedly" captured my attention...that's a neat word!

  8. Love it, eroticism in a chocolate chip