Welcome to Your Poetry Dot Com - Read, Rate, Comment on, or Submit Poetry. Browse Poetry Forums, or just enjoy other parts of our poetic community.
One of the largest databases of poetry on the net, now over 198,500+ poems!
Welcome to Your Poetry Dot Com    Poems On Site: 198,500+   Comments On Poems: 427,000+   Forum Posts: 105,000+
Custom Search
  Welcome ! Home  ·  FAQ  ·  Topics  ·  Web Links  ·  Your Account  ·  Submit Poetry  ·  Top 30  ·  OldSite Link 27-May 23:30:34 AEST  
  Menu
  Home
· Micks Shop
· Our eBay Store· Error Submit
 Poetry
· Submit Poetry
· Least Read Poems
· Topics
· Members Listing
· Old Site Post 2001
· Old Site Pre 2001
· Poetry Archive
· Public Domain Poetry
 Stories
· Stories (NEW ! )
· Submit Story
· Story Topics
· Stories Archive
· Story Search
  Community
· Our Poetry Forums
· Our Arcade
100's of Games !

  Site Help
· FAQ
· Feedback

  Members Areas
· Your Account
· Members Journals
· Premium Sign-Up
  Premium Section
· Special Section
· Premium Poems
· Premium Submit
· Premium Search
· Premium Top
· Premium Archive
· Premium Topics
 Fun & Games

· Jokes
· Bubble Puzzle
· ConnectN
· Cross Word
· Cross Word Easy
· Drag Puzzle
· Word Hunt
 Reference
· Dictionary
· Dictionary (Rhyming)
· Site Updates
· Content
· Special Content
 Search
· Search
· Web Links
· All Links
 Top
· Top 30
  Help This Site
· Donations
 Others
· Recipes
· Moderators
Our Other Sites
· Embroidery Design Store
· Your Jokes
· Special Urls
· JM Embroideries
· Public Domain Poetry and Stories
· Diamond Dotz
· Cooking Info and Recipes
· Quoof - Australian Story

  Social

Array ( [sid] => 183506 [catid] => 1 [aid] => mick [title] => Chess for Three [time] => 2016-09-04 13:09:35 [hometext] => A Tale of Tenacity [bodytext] => Two young brothers both adored her;
Although neither could afford her;
All the riches she demanded.
Nor could lovers she commanded.

Suitors came and fell from grace;
Yet the brothers kept the pace;
Beckoned to her side each day;
To keep her loneliness at bay.

Laughing at the ones who lost her;
Trying to ease the price it cost her!
Wined and dined and seldom parted;
Found no end to what they started.

Beauty rusted, fortunes lost;
Castles into dust the cost;
Of wanting more than ever came;
Chess for three; the devils game.

In the parlor half past nine;
They served up one last valentine;
Three wrinkled hands raised goblets high;
With bitter laughter said goodbye;
A poison no more cruel than fate;
Bestowed swift end to endless wait.

This toast to those obsessed to win;
To lose dear friend, is not a sin;
Behold we mourn who canít give in;
Too long, too late, what could have been. [comments] => 5 [counter] => 150 [topic] => 14 [informant] => softerware [notes] => [ihome] => 0 [alanguage] => english [acomm] => 0 [haspoll] => 0 [pollID] => 0 [score] => 0 [ratings] => 0 [editpoem] => 1 [associated] => [topicname] => DreamsandWishes )
Chess for Three

Contributed by softerware on Sunday, 4th September 2016 @ 01:09:35 PM in AEST
Topic: DreamsandWishes



Two young brothers both adored her;
Although neither could afford her;
All the riches she demanded.
Nor could lovers she commanded.

Suitors came and fell from grace;
Yet the brothers kept the pace;
Beckoned to her side each day;
To keep her loneliness at bay.

Laughing at the ones who lost her;
Trying to ease the price it cost her!
Wined and dined and seldom parted;
Found no end to what they started.

Beauty rusted, fortunes lost;
Castles into dust the cost;
Of wanting more than ever came;
Chess for three; the devils game.

In the parlor half past nine;
They served up one last valentine;
Three wrinkled hands raised goblets high;
With bitter laughter said goodbye;
A poison no more cruel than fate;
Bestowed swift end to endless wait.

This toast to those obsessed to win;
To lose dear friend, is not a sin;
Behold we mourn who canít give in;
Too long, too late, what could have been.




Copyright © softerware ... [ 2016-09-04 13:09:35]
(Date/Time posted on site)





Advertisments:






Previous Posted Poem         | |         Next Posted Poem


 
Sorry, comments are no longer allowed for anonymous, please register for a free membership to access this feature and more
All comments are owned by the poster. Your Poetry Dot Com is not responsible for the content of any comment.
That said, if you find an offensive comment, please contact via the FeedBack Form with details, including poem title etc.
Re: Chess for Three (User Rating: 1 )
by duff on Monday, 5th September 2016 @ 06:16:50 AM AEST
(User Info | Send a Message)
A tale indeed. There are some really good lines in here that make this triangle fascinating and captivating. What could have been with possibility and opportunity lurking only to disappear.

This was fun to read. Great job


Re: Chess for Three (User Rating: 1 )
by JamesStockdale on Monday, 5th September 2016 @ 09:15:41 AM AEST
(User Info | Send a Message)
Wonderful as usual. That said there is much truth to this poem and today this seems to be the way women go about romance and love.
They feel is if they are a commodity and they are waiting for the best offer. That said, where is the love?
Great poem Jaye. I really liked it.

James


Re: Chess for Three (User Rating: 1 )
by ladyfawn on Monday, 5th September 2016 @ 04:46:06 PM AEST
(User Info | Send a Message)
beautifully penned, enjoyably delightful:)

hugs n love nessa


Re: Chess for Three (User Rating: 1 )
by Former_Member on Friday, 9th September 2016 @ 02:05:01 AM AEST
(User Info | Send a Message)
Wow! This choked me up. Great story excellently written!


Re: Chess for Three (User Rating: 1 )
by hauntedscorp on Wednesday, 14th September 2016 @ 01:40:34 PM AEST
(User Info | Send a Message)
I did so enjoy this cautionary tale,
Software/'/s poetry is beyond compare!
Her rhymes are always on point and never fail,
Leaving us niblets of wisdom in her trail!


(Please excuse my brutal attempt at a compliment).


~Scorp




While every care is taken to ensure the general sites content is family safe, our moderators cannot be in all places; all the time. Please report poetry and or comments that are in breach of our site rules HERE (Please include poem title or url). Parents also please ensure that you supervise your children well when they are on the internet; regardless of what a site says about being, or being considered, child-safe.

Poetry is much like a great photo, a single "moment in time" capturing many feelings and emotions. Yet, they are very alive; creating stirrings within the readers who form visual "pictures" of the expressed emotions within the Poem. ©

Opinions expressed in the poetry, comments, forums etc. on this site are not necessarily those of this site, its owners and/or operators; but of the individuals who post items to this site.
Frequently Asked Questions | | | Privacy Policy | | | Contact Webmaster

All submitted items are Copyright © to their submitter. All the rest Copyright © 2002-2050 by Your Poetry Dot Com

All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owners.

Script Generation Time: 0.052 Seconds. - View our Site Map | .© your-poetry.com