A Lover’s Song

This seemed a perfect a perfect posting for Valentine’s Day.


by Thomas Davis

We strung along a priceless string of stars
And made the moon a pendant just to show.
I cut the night into a dress, the bars
Of moonlight setting stars and dress aglow.

You laughed with love deep in your doe-brown eyes.
You swirled the universe upon your hem.
As dizzy as a lover filled with love’s first lies,
I watched your eyes grow dazzled by your gems.

Then, with a shrug, your dress fell to the ground.
The night became a puddle at your feet.
Stars glistened in a heap, their skies cut down.
The moon gleamed silver-cold without your heat.

We swirled together deep into the night,
Our years illuminated, blazing light.

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About Ben Naga

Pilgrim on the lam. Please feel free to explore the links to learn more. I trust you will find some things there will have been worth the effort. See you there.

Posted on February 14, 2015, in Poem - Not Written By Me Though. Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.

  1. It creates the lovers mood in detailed description. Great choice. 🙂

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  2. Great poem. His writings are well worth investigating.

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  3. His wife is also an excellent poet, whose work I have sometimes reblogged. They share http://fourwindowspress.com/.


  4. Thanks for re-blogging Thomas’ beautiful poem, Ben. I must get over to their blog and catch up soon. (Am still far from caught up with yours – and many others.)

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