Treasure Island

Captain Cur

(England)

Fortuitous Love, love poems


Truth and love, naked beauty in their arms,
taming man defeated by their charms.
On plush meadows loves youthful urges play,
the river calm, smooth daylight waning dusk,
circling slowly above coarse birds of prey
poised to kill sweet innocence with their lust.
True love discerns the vultures and the crows
steadfast it bears, unveils a tender pride,
outward it beams and passionately flows
supplanting the fragility of lies.
Fettered truths, past deceits their unkind guard,
fortuitous love now sounds escape's alarm.

Submitted: Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 25, 2013

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  • Yasmeen Khan (4/29/2013 8:21:00 AM)

    'True love discerns the vultures and the crows' apt use of metaphors to represent the idea of love. (Report) Reply

  • Diane Hine (4/27/2013 7:08:00 AM)

    Truths are sometimes fettered by past deceits. This poem could have a slightly different meaning for everyone and that's what makes poems like this so fascinating. (Report) Reply

  • Ellias Anderson (4/26/2013 8:43:00 AM)

    my love to the truth and this perfect work. full of love and emotion captain. love is the source of every goodness.
    well done (Report) Reply

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