Rose Lu ( Bing hua )


Never Will I Invest In Love


Except love,
I can manage all things.
Even losses into gains I can turn.

I may, except love,
Cultivate everything
And yield a handsome return.

There isn’t a word—affection
Listed out in love’s lexicon.

Love’s like photography
That makes instant eternity
From quantitative to qualitative changes neither need to undergo
Nor an input and output balance is needed so.

Love is an unpromising stock
The get-in the buyer reckons promising
In time gets dead in lock
Better than in love is investment in anything



By Rose Lu (Bing hua) Tr. East Sea Fairy

Submitted: Monday, December 02, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, December 03, 2013

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

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?

Comments about this poem (Never Will I Invest In Love by Rose Lu ( Bing hua ) )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. dirTY scratches on a napkin by, the de.., sEaN nOrTh
  2. Words, Monica Lanier
  3. I Believed In You, Lilly Emery
  4. Fairyland, DEEPAK KUMAR PATTANAYAK
  5. Babul ki Dua, Akhtar Jawad
  6. The Greatest Dream, Jyothirmai Uppu
  7. overleg, co the skipper
  8. Borders, ' Phony Scandals' and Burgers, Sandra Feldman
  9. Electric Love, Electric Lady
  10. No More Dear Daddy!, Jyothirmai Uppu

Poem of the Day

poet Pablo Neruda

I want you to know
one thing.

You know how this is:
if I look
at the crystal moon, at the red branch
of the slow autumn at my window,
if I touch
...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]