Lorraine Margueritte Gasrel Black

Gold Star - 19,609 Points (July 12,1952 / New York City)

Love's Philosophical Potion - Poem by Lorraine Margueritte Gasrel Black

Love is over rated
never understood
but always believed in

slide down a rainbow

take equal measures of
wanting and desires
faith in an idol or dreams

add kindness or bitterness
jealousy or patience
a smile or a frown

a pinch of bittersweet
sadness and memories

stir in tenderness
then dance on the clouds
mix all in a chalice

then add a heart
to the potion
Is Love real?

or just an illusion
only your heart knows
what it wants

Do you?

Topic(s) of this poem: love

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Poem Edited: Thursday, October 23, 2014

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