If by poetry

A Faded Romantic's Notebook

If

by poetry

I can make her

flesh and blood

my body on which to press

I will forge

such compelling words

her hungry soul

to steal

.

.

© the author writing as Romantic Dominant

Art by Cesar Santos

I originally tweeted these words over four years past, but liked them so much I elevated them to a blog post three years ago. If elevate is the right word. I hope you don’t mind them again. It is one of my favourite short poems.

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