goldmourn (amberdawnpullin) wrote,
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Poem

posted in greatpoets

Poem

I heard of a man
who says words so beautifully
that if he only speaks their name
women give themselves to him.

If I am dumb beside your body
while silence blossoms like tumours on our lips
it is because I hear a man climb the stairs
and clear his throat outside our door.

- Leonard Cohen
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