Rachel Henley

Rookie (1st October 1994 / Wales)

A Violent Flourish Of Love Poem by Rachel Henley


A violent flourish of love,
rushing and bursting, in veins and arteries.
Breathing life into old aching bones.
Pumping muscles with a fast paced rhythm.
The support scheme of old aged couples,
The soother of scratches of young toddlers.
Love, like an overflowing river.
Racing down river beds, Bursting stone damns.
More than a poem,
More than any man.

Submitted: Saturday, December 24, 2011

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