If Thou Must Love Me

Sonnets from the Portugal: XIVIf thou must love me, let it be for noughtExcept for love's sake only. Do not sayI love her for her smile ... her look ... her wayOf speaking gently, ... for a trick of thoughtThat falls in well with mine, and certes broughtA sense of pleasant ease on such a … Continue reading If Thou Must Love Me


I Crave Your Mouth: Sonnet 11

Sonnet 11 by Pablo Neruda I crave your mouth, your voice, your hair. Silent and starving, I prowl through the streets. Bread does not nourish me, dawn disrupts me, all day I hunt for the liquid measure of your steps. I hunger for your sleek laugh, your hands the color of a savage harvest, hunger … Continue reading I Crave Your Mouth: Sonnet 11

A different kind of love.

Fairy lights Star-lit skies Two souls Reunite. Cold wind Hot breaths In his head Arbitrage Paint on canvas Promises of forever Around her neck An albatross Fingers intertwined Shining eyes Knowledge. Power. Love forever. Valentine's Week Challenge: Seven Poems for Seven Days of Valentine. Day Three: Another Original. Read, Review, Recommend! Twitter: @WallflowerBlack