Before love, even death bows down

do you

fear death

i still do

that of my loved ones that is


when the heartbreak is too much to surpass

my memory box takes me by surprise


and i realize . . .

how even death bows down before love


© hülya n. yılmaz, 2.12.2016

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This poem appeared as one of my three poetry contributions for the March 2016 issue of The Year of the Poet III, a monthly international anthology published by Inner Child Press, Ltd. and consists of poems by eighteen writers, with between two and three featured new poets each month.



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2 responses to “Before love, even death bows down

  1. yes . . . death does yield / kneel at Love’s Altar . . . . love it


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