Tuesday, February 28, 2017

LOOK AT YOU poem I wrote for Leonard Cohen yrs ago

Look At You

You said you'd never smile again

After surviving the wars of love
Coming out on the other side wounded
And haunted by the ghosts of pain.

Don't look at me, you said, I'm half a man

I'm crippled and scarred
And you are still beautiful
No one can mend me now.

But I didn't listen or take heed to your

I loved you till you hated me and loved
Me once again.

Now, look at you, you're laughing

Your scars unseen
Your heart healed
In the patience of my tender hands.

Look at you, my love

My tenacity has worked a miracle
My stubborn hope
Has given you back your smile.

©By Voo
Jan 7, 05
7:30 p.m.
For my beloved Leonard