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The Last Time I Had Ice-cream... [Challenge]

It was 'long about midnight
I was lying there in bed
There it was, just out of sight
But I heard it in my head

It was calling from the freezer
It was whispering my name
Saying; "Come and get me Geezer"
I succumbed, to my horror and shame

I filled the bowl with Black Cherry
It is my personal delight
I was ashamed... but not very
No one to see, in the dead of night

Black-cherries and sweet cream
I marveled at its' taste
I fell into a waking dream
I Licked the bowl and avoided waste!

Style / type: 
Structured: Western
Review Request (Intensity): 
I want the raw truth, feel free to knock me on my back
Review Request (Direction): 
How was the beginning/ending of the poem?
Last few words: 
I've decided to make all the last lines nine beats instead of ten or whatever. Only one needed another beat to make it. These challenges are fun!
Editing stage: 
Content level: 
Not Explicit Content

Comments

great! I fee like this a lot of the time. Been there, done that, done it again - so relatable. As for the 1st and last stanzas, they might be improved with more even meter. I wonder if "It was long (not along) about midnight" would work better. It may just sound more familiar to me. The last line for me stumbles a bit. I would probably try and make all the last lines except for the first stanza 10 beats.

Maybe:
I succumbed to my horror and [my] shame
No one to see [me], in the dead of night
Licked the bowl to avoid the sin of waste

I enjoyed this.

give it a little time to settle and then look at it with fresh eyes. Thanks for the read and critique! ~ Geez.
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You water my eyes sorry mouth
last summer I was driving south
then I heard a sharp shrill voice
have an ice cream I had no choice

kind a sonnety kind
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geez you fill in
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though sonnet is
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for the good critique, I am going to let it set overnight and see how it looks in the morning. ~ Geez.
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It's one of my weaknesses. I try to resist, the siren-song of it overcomes my sensibilities! I've made a few changes to this post and hope that I've done good. ~ Geez.
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is only eight beats long, I wanted nine like the others.~ Geez.
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break not his balls
else they'll keep u behind walls
9 feet tall
none u may then call

But like Poe making a joke at himself. Liked the beginning better than the end, but hey, all races look better at the start than at the finish.

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