Love’s Fair Bounty

by Anita Lubesh

 

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What summer’s sad fair
wouldst have me grace thy lips rightly
without strokes of seduction?
Tantalising is it not when ripeness befits
us as hosts and we lay warmly against each?
O, to take comfort
from those comely eyes is indeed
like breath itself,
for they eagerly greet such slender hopes
with backs as yet unbroken against
the firmament’s green sheets,
and that from whence we lay, to steer to riches
inside of the vast continent orb above
this fair orchard is remarkable. ‘Tis little to suffer
her streamers of adulation as we cradle
true love’s generosity
amongst each other in these verdant fields.

Picture source: Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository

4 Comments to “Love’s Fair Bounty”

  1. Lovely poem Anita, but can you say at the bottom which site you got the photo, it has to be done with all photos.

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