Learn More

devon da poet

Rookie - 135 Points (April 27,1992 / Sauteurs, Grenada)

Love don’t get you love


I loved but you loved not.
I’m hurt but you’re hurt not.
But you would've been hurt if I've only loved not
So I guess I loved to be loved not.
I stood near a fire furnace that was as cold as a refrigerator.
Her heart is like ice.
But she looked me in the eyes too many times that I saw not her evil devise.
So I loved as my mama loved.
And I thought it was wise to be nice
But I thought not of hurt.
I kept walking closer to that cold fire in pursuit of warmth
‘Cause my soul needed someone for comfort.
As I strolled forward I never realized that I was closer to demise,
So I proceeded.
I let my love hover with my heart uncovered thinking I was clever never expecting the roar of danger.
Like lions to flesh my love was devoured.
I guess my predator had a gigantic appetite,
But my heart starved.
Love don’t get you love it get you wisdom,
And I needed some to move on.
I’m loved not and you love not,
So I guess we’re both not loved.
And if I have to love again it won’t be the same
‘Cause I've learnt that love’s not what it seems;
Love isn't what love is!

Submitted: Monday, March 17, 2014
Edited: Monday, March 17, 2014

Topic(s): Love


Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Love is only an exhibition displayed after marriage.

Comments about this poem (Love don’t get you love by devon da poet )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Undercurrents, Michael Mira
  2. ~True Love ~, Aftab Alam
  3. A Country on Its Knees, mai venn
  4. Uncontrollable Poet, Erato
  5. Clocks, fiona sinclair
  6. Day Tripper, fiona sinclair
  7. Internet Dating, fiona sinclair
  8. Precious life it is!, Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  9. Family portrait, fiona sinclair
  10. Post dated appointment, fiona sinclair

Poem of the Day

poet Ralph Waldo Emerson

Knows he who tills this lonely field
To reap its scanty corn,
What mystic fruit his acres yield
At midnight and at morn?

In the long sunny afternoon,
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  5. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  6. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  7. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  8. All the World's a Stage, William Shakespeare
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  10. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]