RIC S. BASTASA


if my heart


if my heart has a tongue
let it utter only the words of love
if my heart has hands
let it touch but only tenderness
if my heart has lips
let it kiss your lips so sweetly
if my heart has arms
let it embrace you softly
if my heart has eyes
let it see nothing but you only

but my heart has none of these senses
without hands, without eyes, without arms
without lips, without a tongue

let it beat somehow just for you
let it be true
to love no one but only you.

Submitted: Saturday, March 21, 2009
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