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Love Poem: Poetry by Adeyele Adeniran

love poem


i wish to write
a love poem
and say to the world
my word fruits fell
from this tree,
i wish to
photograph your back
and spend days in
a dark room admiring how
perfection is your outlook
my fingers are eager
to pluck at your chest hair
and rummage your beard
i want to invade your privacy
i want our love display
to resemble publicity
i want to learn the waves
of your laughter
like it is music
i imagine that our eyes will be
able to communicate as speech
and when we know our bodies
it shall be our high
everything soo sensual- soo lifting
show me your songs
lead me into your world
i’ll collect your philosophy and thoughts
into memory
and i’ll never forget every line that ages
your face
i will write poems like this
that will draw your soul to mine
in an eternal bond-
and when old age graces us
i’ll never stop saying to you-
you are my love poem.



So far so good,
You’re still here-
You haven’t moved
As you swore you would
Sitting around like
A log of wood.

Poems © Adeyele Adeniran

Adeyele Adeniran
Adeyele Adeniran
Adeyele Adeniran is a student at the University of Lagos. Her poems mostly deal with peace, depression, love and her utmost mission for writing is to express her deepest thoughts with her pen as her voice.


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