The Mere Thought of You | Michael Murdoch

Never shall I contradict
A word your soft lips speak
An oath on my finger pricked
flowers for my sweet
And sweetness for my flower
Until we next shall meet
May you find comfort
In the letters I send to you
As I find my own comfort
At the mere thought of you

Born beneath the Southern Cross, Michael Murdoch a.k.a. the mouse, is a poet and fiction writer, who chased love to his new home under the Northern Lights.
He resides in Helsinki with his wife and three children.
You can find a selection of his works at The Twisting Tail.
Selected by the editor as a featured submission, October 2021

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