not that man from Monaco

Monaco 3

Monaco 3 (Photo credit: davharuk)

she’s looking for some man from Monaco
some handsome lad who gave her a smile and some thrills
perhaps, just one brief moment, before heading for the hills

she begs me to tell her that I am the one she seeks
for she is breathless and confused and just can’t sleep
unfortunately, I have nothing to say, except that I count sheep

now, I suspect that English is not her first language
and so, my blog post about an ecard that I got from a spammer
must have her confused and somehow hoping for some glimmer

I’m sorry pretty lady, but I’m just not that man from Monaco
and I didn’t send any anonymous love note ecard to you in an email
it looks like love has someone headed for another epic fail

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  1. #1 by RKHouse on August 9, 2012 - 10:28 am

    I used to have a funny blog entry about an ecard spam that I got in the email. However, I’ve been getting a lot of notes on facebook from someone that seems confused and thinks I sent the ecard to her. I tried to explain it to her, but she doesn’t seem to understand. She’s in Europe someplace, so it seems likely that English isn’t her first language. So I can forgive and understand that. Still, she kept sending me notes on facebook. So, I’ve deactivated my facebook and I deleted the post from this blog since it wasn’t important to me. Will this poem make the situation clear or worse? Am I being too harsh and cold on this confused person? Stay tuned for more drama.

  2. #2 by stuff I said on August 9, 2012 - 10:52 am

    Good luck!

    • #3 by RKHouse on August 11, 2012 - 7:22 am

      Thanks. All quiet on the western front, so far.

  3. #4 by gladiuspoeticus on August 10, 2012 - 11:01 pm

    Good to see you back, brother warrior! (I suppose you laid down your sword for a while to take a well deserved rest against a lonely tree. But now you’re back in shining armor, mean, lean and spirited!

    • #5 by RKHouse on August 11, 2012 - 7:39 am

      That’s me. My sword at my side. Resting under a lonely tree. Gazing up at the stars and contemplating the universe.

      • #6 by gladiuspoeticus on August 11, 2012 - 8:21 am

        No flying dragons in sight, but beware, brother! Have a great weekend! πŸ™‚

      • #7 by a beautiful mess on October 13, 2012 - 2:19 pm

        “That’s me. My sword at my side. Resting under a lonely tree. Gazing up at the stars and contemplating the universe.”

        I adore this with all of my being.

        Wow. A parallel soul.

  4. #8 by rynnasaryonnah on August 11, 2012 - 4:18 pm

    This one made me laugh at the end!

    • #9 by RKHouse on October 3, 2012 - 10:19 am

      Thank you. Glad to share a laugh with you!

  5. #10 by Cristina Marita (@CristinaMarita1) on August 20, 2012 - 3:56 pm

    I apologise for all the troubles I’ve caused through facebook.
    I should say thank you.
    You opened my mind and eyes for someone that gives me a bit of thrill and a melting smille.
    I tried to count sheep but unfortunally it doesn’t work, because there are no sheep where I live.

    However thanks for the tip.
    I’m sorry but if you were a gentleman you shouldn’t have posted our conversations on your blog.
    Too bad for a lady that believes everything from love ecards,that actually was a scam.
    C’est la vita!… πŸ™‚

    What doesn’t kill me makes me stronger.
    I’ll never read your blog again therefore there won’t be anymore drama πŸ˜‰
    By the way, I’m from the UK, just saying….

    • #11 by RKHouse on October 3, 2012 - 10:33 am

      No need to apologize Cristina. At my stage in life, a little drama never hurt anyone. I kinda wish I was the man from Monaco and that a woman as beautiful as you was looking for me, too.

      I’m sorry if you felt that it was ungentlemanly for me to write a poem about this, but that is what I do. That is what this blog is all about. I was careful not to mention your name or any specifics, of course. And I hoped that you would read this poem and understand that I got the same ecard that you got. In fact, from the hits on my blog hundreds of people every few weeks get the same ecard. I have deleted the post about it and I still get dozens of hits to this blog each day about people googling “lovebug1136”. It is a sad scam that takes advantage of lonely people.

  6. #12 by Lindy Lee on October 19, 2012 - 3:12 am

    Love’s Labour’s Lost

    • #13 by RKHouse on October 19, 2012 - 9:15 am

      Sadly it seems that not all sweet hearts will get rich before they depart these days.

      • #14 by Lindy Lee on October 19, 2012 - 3:33 pm

        Depends on one’s definition of “rich”, no?

        • #15 by RKHouse on October 20, 2012 - 9:32 am

          LOL, yes.

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