Laurence Overmire


From the French


Lai me, Mademoiselle
In sweet couplet of your rhyme
A melody of satin to lace

Our dreams in song
From your lips to mine
Knights and maidens in

Chivalric dance together
The centuries-old lyric
Of lovers’ hearts.


(Previously published in Infinite Race, Aug 2000; Poems Md, Apr 2008)

Submitted: Thursday, May 22, 2008
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