experience, it’s claimed

is in the acquisition

tis the kiss, not its meaning

that is the ‘all’ of this world


but those who so insist

often seek the comfort of shadows

forms more easily won

they pass through the body cold


whatever their amusement

such lips do not linger

there is little in their exchange

to sustain a hungry soul


count these distractions many

as the pleasures of youth

till the first of true vision

is at once consumed


this is the cost of a true love

that all else compared

is but a hollow dark reflection

of its unparalleled beauty 



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: