Sweet Venus

By Bacchus

My Aphrodite, ever patient and kind
Come closer to witness my pitiful heart unwind

These thorns at last are relinquishing their hold
Come wait and watch as my frail veils unfold
I smell your lonely viola as it dares to bloom
Where prettiest red roses have met with
Their petal-plucked doom.

You're the Sappho of my dreams
Reciting Cupid's resurrection to me
To this skeletal heart that hope nurtures in vain
In my unworthy flesh I engrave your sweet name
In these putrid streams your existence will always
Hold the greatest sway


Nymphet, dance towards me now
My perfectly imperfect angel
Be my fair Leda and I'll be your psychotic, lustful swan

Crown me the emperor of your heart, my sweet
You came, you saw, and you conquered me
I'll be your effeminate Ares, your night-time Apollo
When your dove falls prey to my raven's talons
There's no telling what mischief will follow.

You're my goddess in chains
The quivering beauty I am reborn to obey
No monsters will have you, save for me
So name a constellation depicting my lips at your feet
Finger paint our fairy tale into the stars for eternity

And they'll sing, pretty thing
"Sweet Venus and her Adonis are watching"

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Copyright 2018 Bacchus
Published on Monday, September 10, 2018.     Filed under: "Personal" and "Poetry"
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  • totallyalone On Tuesday, September 11, 2018, totallyalone (23)By person wrote:

    This is amazing. There's so much description and imagery. I can only hope to at some point write as well as you!

  • From_Ashes On Tuesday, September 11, 2018, From_Ashes (13)By person wrote:

    The imagery, the references, and the wrap up...so good. The flow was amazing. This was truly a pleasure to experience. Thank you for sharing. Bless!

  • I IS ME On Monday, September 10, 2018, I IS ME (661)By person wrote:

    This is cosmic, we enjoyed this, please continue

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