Love SpellLet me tell you
I think love is a five letter word.
You said that.
Do you hear its many syllables
When it springs from your tongue?
Or does it drop.. and pool like rain at your feet?
I canít decipher.
Letís keep to our dreams.
Where is the emphasis anyways?
On the l?
For life. For lust. For leap maybe.
The o perhaps?
For opportunity. For oxygen. But mostly for oops.
And the v?
For vicious I think... or was it virtue?
But the e?
Empty? Effort? Endeavor. Yes, endeavor.
That is what we do. Always.
Letís not even talk about the fifth letter.
I think it was your swagger.
That sway. Snagged.
Static cling and I clutch to you.
Crutch? Yes, that too.
Love. Spin it.
E vol? Electric volt.
There is your lighting,
Electrifying me again.
I think often of your confidence,
How silent but certain it was.
That makes all things beautiful.
Five letters I said?
Spell it for me one more time.
Poetry by Shawn Monahan
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Written on 2008-02-01 at 19:40
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