Love – Written June 2009 (Aged 34)

Love

people think love will solve everything
that is it a wonder fuel
that it will carry us everywhere
all we have to do is pretend hard enough
and then share
people want love
like they want coffee
instant and neatly poured
they hope it will set them free
if only they are adored
people think love must be the complete solution
they never check the packaging
for additives like, lies, or confusion
nor do they question its magic
which can include such things as illusion
people want love to solve what has gone before
when it fails to do so
they quickly find their claws
and they quickly learn to attack
that is why love is just a clifftop
and it is always hard to step back




James Garratt – June 2009


More poems at
https://theboybehindtheglasses.com/


More about this blog, The Boy Behind the Glasses, here
https://theboybehindtheglasses.com/2020/01/08/the-boy-behind-the-glasses-an-introduction/


More poems from 2009 here
 https://theboybehindtheglasses.com/category/poems-and-writing-2009/

I am a 40 something sometime writer. I live in the South West of the UK but originally I am from Essex.

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