If Only

If only I could make you seeThrough these amorous eyes of mine,You’d leave the world and worship theeThinking your flesh divine.And all the wars of every kindWould cease without a fight,And in every dark night you would findYour own self flickering bright. If I only I could make you hearThrough these adoring ears of mine,And…

For My Valentine

For her this note whose tender heartShimmers like moon in the emerald sea,And longs whose soul, whose silken partsFor aye to blend and merge with me.For her who rules over my dreams,My joys, my pains, my obscure fears,And soothes whose touch like silver beamsMy anguished heart with ceaseless tears.For her who like an elegant budUnfurls…

Love: Meaning and its Purpose

“People don’t like love, they like that flittery, flirty feeling. They don’t love love—love is sacrificial, love is ferocious, it’s not emotive. Our culture doesn’t love love, it loves the idea of love. It wants the emotion without paying anything for it. It’s ridiculous ”  — Matt Chandler To apprise anything with certainty in an…

Amore Immortale

See, I may write a thousand rhymesWith my lyrical tranquil art,And weave thy name on threads of timeTo melt thy ardent heart. To please thy tender heart my dear,I may sing a thousand songs,That soothe for aye each trembling tearAnd heal the antique wrongs. But neither the lines nor melodic graceOf saccharine songs in tune,Can…