Peotry – Veronica

Veronica

Her delicate purple flowers

Gaze into my eyes.

I mark the hours

As Helios’ chariot flies.

 

Veronica’s lovely eyes close.

For dusk overtakes

As the moon bull lows.

I must leave her till dawn breaks.

 

How intimate was it to share

The tender embrace

Of my love so fair

As sleep overtook your soft face.

 

For tonight I will sadly dream

Of those lovely eyes

Opening for me

As the sun begins to rise.

Ben Tomkins
Ben Tomkins is a violinist, teacher, journalist and critically acclaimed composer currently living in Denver, Colorado. He hates stupidity and generally believes that the volume of one’s voice is inversely proportional to one’s knowledge of an issue. Reach Ben Tomkins at BenTomkins@DaytonCityPaper.com.

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