Cynthia BuhainBaello

(November 17,1949 / Manila, Philippines)

What Love Is (Ninette poem)


Love
is true
when it's there
to seek the good
just for the one loved
and can be pruned
where needed
to bear
fruit.

Submitted: Thursday, February 06, 2014
Edited: Thursday, February 06, 2014

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All rights reserved ~~Cynthia Buhain-Baello~~02.06.14

Ninette - 9 lines, each increasing in one syllable, then at the midpoint, decreasing again. The form, when centered, appears like a paper lantern. The first and last word may be the same, or antonyms and synonyms.

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