If by poetry

02 Jul



If by poetry



by poetry

I can make her

flesh and blood

my body on which to press

I will forge

such compelling words

her hungry soul

to steal



© the author writing as Romantic Dominant

Art by the late Steve Hanks

I originally tweeted these words over a year ago, but like them so much I’ve decided to elevate them to a blog post. If elevate is the right word.


Posted by on July 2, 2015 in Poetry


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18 responses to “If by poetry

  1. sirensong1208

    July 2, 2015 at 1:10 pm

    One of my favorites. Even better with you speaking the words.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Karin

    July 2, 2015 at 1:12 pm

    Lovely! Well worth posting here, smiles.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Leslie Meeks

    July 2, 2015 at 1:16 pm

    Another lovely painting by the great Steve Hanks. Love his work.

    Beautifully written and recited as always Mr. D.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. literally

    July 2, 2015 at 1:41 pm

    Reblogged this on smilingtomyself and commented:
    Ah….how wonderful to have words crafted just for you

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Heartafire

    July 2, 2015 at 1:51 pm

    Lovely words and recital, most compelling.

    Liked by 1 person

  6. Maggie Carpenter

    July 2, 2015 at 2:28 pm

    Sigh….the pen is mightier~!

    Liked by 1 person

  7. emmylgant

    July 2, 2015 at 3:00 pm

    Yes. It is the right word. Thank you

    Liked by 1 person

  8. georgeforfun

    July 2, 2015 at 3:34 pm

    Reblogged this on georgeforfun.

    Liked by 1 person


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