Tag Archives: Cupid

Cupid’s resting/ in the Fennel

Cupid’s resting in the Fennel his little wings fold round him he knows I eat the Fennel flowers I call them my lollies yellow anise I need a jab of his arrow my hearts shaking in a swoon I need … Continue reading

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I shout/ at Cupid

I shout at Cupid ‘I just heard your song on the radio Stupid Cupid!’ I close the door THUD THUD THUD Cupid’s arrows are angry I’m learning to get at him  

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‘that twig hit the door/ Cupid, you fuck!’

‘that twig hit the door Cupid, you fuck!’ I yell he might be in the brassicas it’s hard to tell he flies with the butterflies his white wings ‘I can get the house to love you, Davie’ Cupids hysterical with … Continue reading

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I can’t go/ to her windows/ Cupid follows

I can’t go to her windows Cupid follows he wants me to use her curtains as a bandage for the wound he says his arrows ‘will build a ladder’ in my heart  

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he won’t stop/ Cupid

he won’t stop Cupid he’s reaching over his shoulder for a twig he calls an arrow he wounded me the other day he knows he almost got me  

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there’s Cupid

he leans against a butterfly ‘you hang out with leprechauns don’t you?!’ I shout he just smiles, it’s all a joke to him  

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when Cupid comes to the house

when Cupid comes to the house I shoot bullets at him his little wings his hard to hit I say ‘get out of here, you’re not tricking me again’  

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