Stanzas: Monthly Chapbooks February 2015: Anti-Love - Page 9

La Vie En Rose Matthew Moynihan You see me in the shops on Valentine’s Day, Standing proud and erect, Awaiting your choice, a choice Some believe could lead to wedding bells And pollination. But I have my own love story. A story never told. Inception – earth, air, sun, water. The elements, my demi-creators, Demi-destructors yearning me to Blossom. The earth in its maternal Embrace only to strangle. The air feeding stomatically Only to suffocate. The water lubricating, nourishing, Only to one day drown. And the sun, showing the light, The way, only to scorch. The elements che