We’re star-cross’d lovers, long
Our doom has been foretold
And broken nights askance,
Their favour will withhold.
So should our paths entwine,
Pray you abscond their plea.
Pursue another’s love,
From fortune’s gaol flee.
And when your dreams are laced
With remnants of my scent
Find solace in her touch
Let absent bliss fragment.
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A lovely tapping into the nature of the Soul-mate/lover whom one meets time and time again in different incarnations, and longs for with a absolute purity of pain/pleasure. Beautiful. xxx
Thank you, Ali. I often wonder whether it is possible to let go when you are in love, because letting go can be more painful than enduring through.
Lovely poem and great last line
Thank you Richard. That last line gave me a lot of trouble. I believe I had another five before I could find one I was happy with.
Glad I mentioned it then 🙂
It is certainly appreciated, as it persuades me once again that spending valuable time on one line has its rewards. My creative process knows no rules. It takes however long it takes. At times a matter of minutes is sufficient and then at others… 🙂
Perfectionist, and it shows 🙂
I thought it was rouge 😉
It may as well have been. It burnt quite bright 😉
Generously freeing a loved one from fate is a true grant of love. Great work Vic.
Oh… and yet should a Romeo and a Juliet or a Tristan and Isolde taken that line, I doubt that we would know their stories quite so well. Still, the idea appealed to me. Thank you, Mike.
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