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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The Passionate Choice

Mock and question

If you will

The passionate choice

I have claimed;

Twitch a shoulder

Or twirl an eye

As I follow

A heart consumed.


You will not

Have to lay

In my twisted sheets,

Nor taste

The dripping tears

Of lover’s lows.


You need not

Approve of my chance

To fly,

As I mire

In the soft grace

Of his adoring eyes

That smooth against

My skin;

The craving

That intensifies

The closer his heart

Beats to the beat of mine.


We’ll fight this battle

All alone

And turn a nose

At the scorn

That glints

Within your tone.


For this love

Weighs more

Than the most


Of victories

You place

In the middle

Of my path.

1 comment:

  1. Lovely poem. I feel that as long as both parties are consenting adults, love is love. Other people's attitudes are their problem.
    I created a poem from the perspective of a certain fictional character beloved by the blogging team I work with. I fear I've only sour memories of romance, myself.


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