not controls


uses hands

to hold and caress

not to punch

or bind

or bruise


is never

an excuse

for any kind

of abuse

~Melanie Thomason






Filed under People/Causes I believe In, Poetry

10 responses to “love

  1. I’m so excited. A new wonderful poem. Bling has one of your poems in her office space and she reads it all the time. 🙂 This one is so true. Love is never mean or violent. It’s never an excuse for harm. Never. You said it perfectly, as always.

  2. Reblogged this on Rethinking Life and commented:
    A new poem from Melanie.

  3. laurie27wsmith

    Love is… I do like this Melanie.

  4. Elias Akhenaton

    Speaking of love in a beautiful poem is really inspiring. Congratulations noble poet.

  5. Inspiring. Beautiful narration.

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