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Cupid's Lament

Doug W Benson © more by Doug W Benson

Published by Family Friend Poems June 23, 2024 with permission of the Author.

"I've ran out of ideas," cried Cupid
Reporting back to the Queen of Hearts

"The flowers keep dying,
The chocolates go stale,
The jewelry's expensive,
Despite being 'on sale'

And the soaps and the lotions
and perfumed love potions
give loved ones the notions
that they have a stench"

"Oh Dear Cupid you are mistaken"
The Queen replied with a grin
"For the arrows that matter the most in your quiver
Are those that strike feelings within"



Doug William Benson has been a practicing physical therapist since 2007. His areas of interest and expertise are in geriatric and neurological rehabilitation including stroke, traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury. His newfound love for poetry and expressive writing comes from the recent rediscovery of various poems he wrote in junior...

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