We Stopped Making Love

We speak in sonnets
Our hands the couplets
Kissing haikus
And amid the dark we compose
These rhythmic stanzas
Because at some point
We stopped making love
And started making poetry

60 comments on “We Stopped Making Love

  1. Tom says:

    Utterly beautiful! πŸ‘ŒπŸΌπŸ‘ŒπŸΌπŸ‘ŒπŸΌ

  2. asthaisha says:

    πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–

  3. Nitin says:

    Sensual and brilliant! Clever use of language too

  4. yassy says:

    Wowzer .. brilliant mind. You raising the bar around here, Benjamin!!

  5. tara caribou says:

    Yes! Clever… I like it!!

  6. uzzawal1911 says:

    Beautiful poem Benjamin! Poetry is a more honest appreciation and expression of love and life. Beautifully expressed! πŸ™Œ

    • bejamin4 says:

      That’s right. Sounds like the start of a philosophy of poetry. A very good starting point you’ve created to define it. Thanks for sharing your thoughtful thoughts as always!

  7. Outstanding πŸ‘πŸ–€

  8. Cassa Bassa says:

    Speaking to each other in poetry is like mental love making in a way…😁. A piece of great work Benjamin!

  9. Msdedeng says:

    Wow, Benjamin!
    Impressive!

  10. Msdedeng says:

    I am sorry I missed your name there, Bejamin πŸ™‚

  11. Secrets says:

    Ben, what a beautifully crafted image of what love can be like. Poetry in motion as they say πŸ‘

  12. wardah says:

    Love the metaphors! Always on point! The last line is perfect πŸ™Œ

  13. V.J. Knutson says:

    Love this. It did not go where the title lead me to believe. Wonderful write!

  14. Kritika says:

    Wow this is fabulous.

  15. Sensuous poetic love…. outstanding piece Ben πŸ’™

  16. judeitakali says:

    Gorgeous, the way you mentioned the forms and the relations. πŸ‘ŒπŸΎ

  17. it is at this moment I knew I love itttt

  18. πŸ₯°πŸ₯°πŸ₯°πŸ₯°

  19. Katy Claire says:

    So lovely and creative, Benjamin! I especially love the first three lines. Very satisfying to say. 😊

  20. I love your use of words here, Benjamin. A completely delightful piece with such immense emotions. ❀️✨

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