cathartic balm (syntuit)

by Mr. Darcy   Nov 25, 2020


writing a rondeau
was like applying cool salve

to his broken heart

.

Mr. Darcy
© 2020

*inspired by Michael's new poem:
https://www.poems-and-quotes.com/poems/1278446

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  • 1 month ago

    by Keira Pickard

    This is excellent! I loved the similie of a rondeau as salve.

    • 1 month ago

      by Mr. Darcy

      Thanks, there is nothing quite like a salve to soothe the pain. Personally, I like Nitrous oxide! :)

  • 1 month ago

    by Emi

    This is beautiful x

  • 1 month ago

    by Everlasting

    I take it that “salve” is some sort of ointment?

    His rondeau was moving to say the least. It’s definitely well written. I’m glad it inspired this poem.

    • 1 month ago

      by Mr. Darcy

      Yes that's right, "an ointment used to promote healing of the skin or as protection"

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