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Author: Marie (Page 1 of 3)

January Topic: Love lost, love found

Dear Poets

we were inspired by the series The Young Pope where the pope writes a letter about love (see below).

Love lost, love found….. we can’t wait to read your ideas and poems on this topic.

Marie, Jarek, Adam

What is more beautiful, my love? Love lost or love found? Don’t laugh at me, my love. I know it, I’m awkward and naive when it comes to love, and I ask questions straight out of a pop song. This doubt overwhelms me and undermines me, my love. To find… . or to lose? All around me, people don’t stop yearning. Did they lose or did they find? I can’t say. An orphan has no way of knowing. An orphan lacks a first love. The love for his mama and papa. That’s the source of his awkwardness, his naiveté. You said to me, on that deserted beach in California, “you can touch my legs.” But I didn’t do it. There, my love, is love lost. That’s why I’ve never stopped wondering, since that day: where have you been? Where you are now?
And you, the shining gleam of my misspent youth, did you lose or did you find? I don’t know. And I will never know. I can’t even remember your name, my love. And I don’t have the answer. But this is how I like to imagine it, the answer. In the end, my love, we have no choice. We have to find.


Lovemorphosis

In mother’s eyes

The LOVE

Which never dies

 

Tied to platonic apron string

The LOVE

About which Plato did not write anything

 

Untamed time of hunt

The LOVE

One wants to stunt

 

Melody of marriage life

The LOVE

Sung by a silent fife

 

The one which is wanted

The LOVE

Romantic but always haunted

 

Hidden in poems, hidden in music

The LOVE

Never and always elusive

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