A Poem: Five Ways to Love Thee | Poetry | Hudson Valley | Hudson Valley; Chronogram
Pin It
Favorite

A Poem: Five Ways to Love Thee 

1.

Tucked in the wainscoting,

hidden from view, I clap my hind legs

and chirrup your name.

2.

Disguised as a breeze,

I ride the sunlight to your bedroom

and dance on your breast.

3.

Later, when your eyelids

tremble, I slip my wire skins

and plug into your dreams.

4.

Silently I join

the grackles on the telephone line

and watch you undress.

5.

Hey! Down here! Hopping

to the furry whorl, it's me!

The little black flea!

Pin It
Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Hudson Valley Events

submit event
Brick by Brick: The Erie Canal & the Building Boom @ ArtsWestchester Gallery

Brick by Brick: The Erie Canal & the Building Boom

Tuesdays-Saturdays. Continues through Jan. 19 — This exhibition, featuring contemporary art by 12 artists, is inspired by the...
Bob Dylan @ Palace Theatre Waterbury-CT

Bob Dylan

Tue., Nov. 20, 8 p.m.

View all of today's events

Latest in Arts & Culture

Chronogram on Instagram

@Chronogram