Treasure Island

Dorsey Baker


Love is its Own Best Friend


Love is a feeling
Strong and deep-
Makes you laugh
And makes you weep-
Love is a chain
Without a link,
Much more
Precious than you think-
A warmth
That is a warmth

Warmer than any
Warm; facing life and
Facing death,
Without any harm-
A form of lasting pleasure
Or a form
Of lasting pain-
And blood is bloody
But still not
An ugly stain.

Submitted: Thursday, November 03, 2011
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