ANTI LOVE POEM RULES love poem rules
IF COLOR, DULL, ground details down to common scents. tempt
NO MOONS OR STARS the reader, no more than a voyeur, but
FRAGRANCE THEM NEITHER MUSKY NOR SWEET. one whose bed is also
EMOTION: WORDS ARE OUT LIKE TENDER OR EMBRACED. disheveled.
USING WELL DEFINED TERMS, FORGET HEART AND SOUL. encounter
THE “OTHER?” WITH NAMES, JUST FACTS, PLEASE, myths with legs, thick,
LEAVING NOTHING TO IMAGINATION, no lips for licking the heart,
KEEPING IT IN BROAD DAYLIGHT no orgasms or eyes to melt. create intrigue,
GET TO THE POINT. a minor mystery without knowing who dies, who slays.
love stinks, love is heart-
less, cold, selfish, boring, mean and
love ends, is not blind,
love more than all the
opposites: sweetness, light, never-
ending kindness, found