Treasure Island

Lora Colon

(26 September 1944 / Missouri - United States)

The Book of Fate


Sit here and talk to me sweetly, my love,
Like the hummingbird talks to the flowers
To extract the sweet nectar that he so loves
When he visits in the early hours

Hold me tenderly and long, my love,
Like the sun caressing the bower,
While each tender bud is lovingly warmed
'Til it bursts into a full-blown flower

Kiss me strong and deep, my love,
It's your lips that bring life to my soul;
Like the dew that touches the lips of the rose,
And soon after, its beauty unfolds

Always be faithful to me, my love,
Like the dove that cherishes its mate;
We were destined to play these roles -
So it is written in the Book of Fate

Submitted: Sunday, May 05, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, May 07, 2013

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  • Heather Wilkins (6/22/2013 4:51:00 PM)

    nice write Lora. kiss me long and deep my love it's your lips that bring life to my soul. lovely. (Report) Reply

  • Kevin Halls (5/12/2013 4:28:00 PM)

    A well written poem Lora and I also enjoyed your Hummingbird poem too.
    You have a nice unique style similar to Val Doren on this site.
    Keep it up! (Report) Reply

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