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Had I Not Your Heart

12 Dec

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Had I not the spittle of your kiss,
‘ere, I’d be the crest of a desert dune,
fated only with wind as my master,
and loathe of the sun’s searing heat.

Had I not the milking of your touch,
‘ere, I’d be waylaid among brambles,
withered and wasted, laid upon thorns,
calling for the moon to bid me grace.

Had I not the sentience of your gaze,
‘ere, I’d be undone, a stone grave statue,
taunted with beauty beyond my reach,
e’er devoid of mind, having no muse.

Had I not the warm breath of your sigh,
‘ere, I’d be brittle, as aged, dry wood,
cracked and rotted, alive but unaware,
left here to live out my days in shadow.

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2 Comments

Posted by on December 12, 2015 in My Poetry

 

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2 responses to “Had I Not Your Heart

  1. Tiegan

    December 12, 2015 at 11:40 pm

    Your language is refreshing.

    Liked by 1 person

     

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