love be not proud

it may not always be so; and i say
that if your lips, which i have loved, should touch
another’s, and your deep emerald eyes beguile
her lungs to breathless, as the moment
you inhaled mine in time brief; if she drinks
your virtuous, sweet wine sober, savoring
each drop, sincere and impassioned; and you
succumb fully to equal, how in my
vulnerability, in a newly wandering ether
shall I remain still, yet an observer

if thy every part, body and soul
immerse complete in joyful union,
then listen close to my whisper
within the winds of grace, hear me
uttering the given word yea
as I look upon thee tender one last
time and quickly part with the
light of a lone shooting star

love be not proud

autumnwind

Joined April 2009

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Inspired by
it may not always be so; and i say
by e. e. cummings

this was written a while ago for a challenge using the first line of a poem of one of your favorite poets.

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