Treasure Island

Tracy Scheepers

(14 December 1977 / South Africa)

Love is....


Love is love, as love is love
Love is what? Love simply is love
As the moon does glow so I do love
Ask what I do and my answer is love

Oh how silly of me to love, love, love
Of each and all I think the world of
A trap I have set for myself you say
At first thought I concur and tell all to stay away

Henceforth I begin to ponder and wonder
Why I set myself up for yet another blunder
With these expectations of love in return
I believe my heart cindered and my stomach turns

A thunderous cloud within my mind has burst
A refreshing downpour whereby I feel less cursed
I wonder and ponder and ponder and wonder
A mind enlightened by a flood of answers

These answers are clear, answers so pure
My heart, my soul I believe has found a cure
To those who do not love, I love you so
You feed me knowledge so that I can grow

To all who do not love, to all who judge
I love you! Love you and hold no grudge
You unknowingly teach me to love love love!
Oh how I do love this little mystery called love!

Submitted: Sunday, January 03, 2010
Edited: Wednesday, January 06, 2010

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  • Romeo Della Valle (1/3/2010 12:07:00 PM)

    Love is love and you said it all! and like you, I am behind that wall! well penned poem, keep it up! 10+++ (Report) Reply

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