True Love

One cup of moonlight,

Two drops of rain;

A thimbleful of sunbeams–

Three pints of pain.

A mind seduced by shadows,

A barrelful of lies;

Half an ounce of hope–

A bucketful of sighs.

An eye full of lust,

A hat tipped in scorn;

A spoonful of poison–

And true love is born.

– found poetry

 

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