If brightness the sun should ever lack
And all the stars we see turn black…
…Even if the moon refuses to shine
And two o’clock is as dark as nine,
I will never budge from your side;
You alone give me warmth on my inside
And I’ll rather have your glittering eyes
Than all the host of stars in the skies.
If one day we have rain as red as blood
And all our seas are turned to blood…
…Even if fire falls from this very sky
And all are killed that roam and fly,
I’ll still cling to the hem of your skirts
Because you alone can quench my thirsts.
I’ll rather stay in your homely bosom
Than lie on a bed or roses in blossom
If one day the green grasses turn brown
And no green patch is found in town…
…Even if the fishes in the rivers all drown
And the birds ply the sky all crash down,
I’ll still seek your lips so full of life
Because you alone are the love of my life.
For your sake I’ll walk through the fire
And until you’re mine I’ll never tire.
If right now dogs begin to crow
And before me stands a barking cow…
…Even if chickens should grow teeth
And snakes are seen to walk on feet,
I’ll just make tight my embrace
While I savor the beauty of your face;
I cherish the touch of your fingers
And its tinge of pleasure which lingers.
Come close to me, don’t be in haste,
Let me put my arms around your waist.
Come, let me eat of your sugared lips
And feel the smoothness of your hips.
Whisper into my ever listening ears,
Words which will stem my mounting fears.
For today will the sun shine bright
And the moon and stars bring forth light!
4 thoughts on “IF….”
Tender and sweet, Sam. The words run off smoothly. Eulogy? It got me curious, if I may add.
I’m glad you liked the poem.
That ‘Eulogy’ tag was mistakenly