Treasure Island

Jinge Norvall

(Bulawayo)

Safe From Love


Twist the knife
Thrust it deep...
what ecstasy the agony,
what cruel gain
the death throes of love
that once held your heart
so tender & true...
What victory
to stand aloof from love
as it bleeds and dies...
knowing it cannot touch you
again.

Submitted: Sunday, March 18, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, July 10, 2012
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This poem is about not giving love a chance..

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