Loveuary. Day 9. Forbidden Love.

The  lovely  and  talented Ritu  of butIsmileanyway.com has set us all off on Loveuary. I for one am excited with the task. What is love? We shall find out as the month goes on.

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Today is  Day 9  of  Loveuary. Shall we  talk  about  forbidden  love. Sadly in this  world there is  still a lot of prejudice. To  be Gay in  many  parts  of  the  world is  not only  illegal   but  also  downright  dangerous. I  shall not  name  these  countries as sadly  there  are  so many.

Also  in some  countries  it is  very  dangerous  to  have  an  adulterous  affairs…. usually  women  come off  worse, even being  stoned  to  death while  the  men  sometimes unpunished  or  maybe  flogged . Also  there  are  honour  killings , we  all know  about  these  too  so I  do  not  want  to dwell on  these  either  .

The  Nonet Forbidden Love  is  a new Poem,  Butterflies  of  Love, is  a poem  I  wrote  in 2015

Forbidden Love  A Nonet 

We walk in  shadows  away from  light

Hidden we belong  to  the  night .

You can never hold  my  hand

A love  like ours is  banned.

People  must not  know

I love you so

forbidden

Is our

Love

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Butterflies of  Love 

On no man did she depend

Rather to herself true

She turned inward to befriend.

 

Tiny butterflies of love

Escape from heaven

Ecstasy pure as  the dove

 

Unspoken their lust did rise

Such joy forbidden

Taboos blown to wind and skies

 

 

 

23 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. http://www.salpa58.wordpress.com
    Feb 09, 2017 @ 00:28:49

    Wonderful poems. Thank you for sharing.

    Reply

  2. Let's CUT the Crap!
    Feb 09, 2017 @ 01:25:32

    As I’ve recently commented, you’re at the top of your game, Willow. N.i.c.e. ❤

    Reply

  3. Wafflemethis
    Feb 09, 2017 @ 05:10:11

    Both fantastic Willow. ❤

    Reply

  4. Ritu
    Feb 09, 2017 @ 05:44:57

    Love both of these Willow!

    Reply

  5. Judy E Martin
    Feb 09, 2017 @ 07:02:21

    I love both of these Willow. It is such a tragedy that love is not recognised in all of its forms 🙂

    Reply

  6. Prajakta
    Feb 09, 2017 @ 14:42:49

    It is sad to see that we forbid some kinds of love while accepting others. Wonderfully expressed!

    Reply

  7. Lynz Real Cooking
    Feb 09, 2017 @ 17:27:36

    Lovely

    Reply

  8. saminaiqbal27
    Feb 09, 2017 @ 23:42:16

    Lovely poetry. So sad to see so much discrimination in different parts of societies across the world.

    Reply

  9. Untitled210
    Aug 31, 2017 @ 09:17:29

    Love it

    Reply

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