20 July 2011

Borrower of My Heart

Neither the beauty of the moon 
nor a flower in full bloom
   compare to you,
borrower of my heart.
Nor could I ever part
   from my love: you.
A hope springs up: you'll see me,
lender of heart and love, and want me
   to be with you.


Carry On Tuesday #114
"Neither a borrow nor a lender be" - Polonius, from Hamlet, by Shakespeare
Included in Jingle Poetry Potluck Week 46

11 comments:

  1. hmmm I enjoy this, it showed someone who is certain of whom she is with and who is her. I have not had that feeling in a bit
    enjoy the potluck!!!

    http://lynnaima.wordpress.com/2011/07/29/ever-after/

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  2. Very clever spin. Enjoyed much! Thank you...

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  3. Shakespear would be so jealous! Lovely penning from a fine poet!

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  4. I ask the same question as lunawitch15.

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  5. Barley - thank you

    lynn - glad you like it

    Jamie - Thanks!

    luna - that's the idea :-)

    magic - you're too generous

    booguloo - yep :-)

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  6. Very melodic and a bit sly it seems to me. Waiting in the wings, perhaps?
    Enjoyed it.

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  7. very apt and interesting perspective.
    Thanks for sharing.

    Happy Potluck!

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  8. Marbles - I'm glad you enjoyed it. Thank you for your compliment.

    Jingle - Thank you!

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  9. Interesting makes you go hhhmmm

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