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Four Little Letters

On which the world turns

By Harmony KentPublished 9 months ago β€’ 1 min read
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Four Little Letters
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Our love hit with a look

It did jerk us head over heel

One tiny zap all it took

A joy of ail we did not know we’d ever feel

πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–

A red hot bolt out of the blue

Did seal us soul to soul

Life came down to just me and you

With love and lust you did fill my hole

πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–

Days and days in the sack, we did rock n roll

So took up with play we did not even eat

Sad it did wain to a new, slow pace and role

A seal of hips, body, life, and soul none can beat

πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–

Such a bond does last life long

Low heat on an easy, safe burn

We walk, run, talk, hug, and hold on

Much time to dive deep and awe to earn

πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–

Off and on we have the odd fail and flop

When near does seem far and all’s naff

Much mess to take care of and tish* to mop

But when all is said and done it’s a tiny faff

πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–

Tho’ tis mean to say

I want to pass β€˜fore you

Lost soul mate … just nay, no way

No life to live nor owt** to do

πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–

I’d just as soon die

Than lose the love of my life

Tell me you’d cope and not cry

But let your joy of us be rife

πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–

Our love hit with a look

It did jerk us head over heel

One tiny zap all it took

An ail we did not know we’d ever feel

πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–

An ail we will ever n ever n ever feel

πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–

ο»ΏAuthor’s Note:

* tish is a word used in a nursing home I worked in years ago when, to maintain professionalism, we spelt backward the word we wanted!

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** owt is a British slang term which means β€˜anything’, and is used most often in the north of England.

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Harmony Kent

The multi-genre author who gets write into your head

I began writing at 40 after a life-changing injury. An avid reader & writer, I love to review & support my fellow authors.

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  • IvanaCh9 months ago

    beautiful poem :)

  • Beem Weeks9 months ago

    Another exceptional piece of writing, Harmony! Well done.

  • Robbie Cheadle9 months ago

    A lovely poem about love, Harmony.

  • Your poem seemed very lyrical and it sang so beautifully! I think this is by far my most favourite poem of yours!

  • Mae Clair9 months ago

    Powerfully done, Harmony

  • John W. Howell9 months ago

    A lovely love song, Harmony. Four letters indeed.

  • Gwen Plano9 months ago

    Beautiful, Harmony. ❀️

  • Yvette M Calleiro9 months ago

    Aw! What a beautiful poem, Harmony! Yvette :-)

  • Kymber Hawke9 months ago

    I love this so much, Harmony!

  • Great job on this piece πŸ’œπŸ’―πŸ˜

  • Dana Stewart9 months ago

    Really great work. I love how you brought it all around, β€˜our love hit with a look’ - and the way you phrased that is beautifully evocative. Love this, Harmony!

  • Gerald Holmes9 months ago

    Very well done. Loved your use of language in this piece.

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