Note: The following is one of several poems I found on a website geared to gay and lesbian youth that I liked very much way back in 1996. As I have started rebuilding the blog, I want to include these poems. I tried unsuccessfully to contact the poets for their permission. If this is your poem, I would love to hear from you.
Cupid's Ultimate Mistake by Mike Eros in all of his stupidity Shot the wrong arrow into my poor heart Misdirecting all my cupidity Limiting my chances right from the start I've alienated some of my friends Because of Cupid's sad misadventure And caused more wounds than I can ever mend I wish I was free of this sad censure It seems to me now I can only mope Because all my chances for love are poor But I don't want to be a misanthrope For I'm bound to find love in the future I blame my problems on Cupid's dumb stunt If I ever find him, I'll kill the runt