Image for the poem Give me something to look forward to  

Give me something to look forward to  

namely, Poetry    
reverence and romance it;      
take your time—      
  it’s not a magazine of bullets        
  diving from an AK-47;        
or, a lonely one-nightly-stand        
worthy of flippant responses        
More importantly      
  wash its face—      
  comb its hair, brush its teeth      
dress it appropriately;      
don’t serve it half-baked—      
give me poetry      
  worthy of reading     
Written by Ahavati
Author's Note
^ Current mood
Painting: Impossible Poetry, 7 x 10 oil pastel & sumi ink on wc linen circa 2000 something-or-another
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