Her Lips – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

RDP Monday – Pastel


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“And yet to wine, to opium even, I prefer the elixir of your lips on which love flaunts itself.”  Charles Baudelaire

Her Lips

She loved bright colours
which were all of her moods,
and a sense of all the places
she’d like to be,
but after the party and
“would you like to come in?”,
after highs and highest,
and nights of a thousand kisses,
her lips mellowed to pastel.

©Paul Vincent Cannon

Paul, pvcann.com


Filed under Free Verse, love, poem, quote, relationship, romance

18 responses to “Her Lips – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. Thoughtful, I found two new words in the Charles Baudelaire quote. opium and elixir

    Liked by 4 people

  2. A romantic poem for starting into the last days of the year. Thank you Paul! Wish you a wonderful, blessed and occasionally “fire free” New Year! Michael

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Happy New Year Paul!!!🎇🎇🎇🥂

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