There's a boy at school, he's so quiet.
But sometimes he'll speak-up and say something that's so funny
A couple of times I've tried to talk to him, after class,
to tell him how funny I think he is, but he practically vanishes.
Kim & Bili (My two BFF) think he's super shy. I find funny very attractive.
Now, even in our dull virtual class he can say something that fractures - even the teachers think he's funny - they never get mad.
When this lock-down is over I'm going to lasso him and tell him.
We might have to work like a posse, corral him from three sides like a skittish colt.
I'm not going to tell him I find him attractive - duh.
But I will tell him that if someday he's a famous comic,
like Seinfeld or Chappelle, I won't be surprised.
There aren't enough compliments in the world - I love
those delightful moments, when I can surprise someone
with the miniature perfection of a complement.
Does he see the enchanting power of his humor?
Maybe he won't care shrug but I'll wake up that
morning to the thrill of the chase and just doing
it will make my day.
I love making someone's day with a compliment - it's my super power
(these are senryus)
- screech like fingernails across
a schoolroom chalkboard.
No marked card - dealt from
the bottom of the deck - will
ever unlock my heart.
Avoid the overt
- sly Valmont, the skittish game
is wise to advances.
I distrust complements - especially from guys - I hate flattery
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