Romantic Town

In Romantic Town
Everyone’s true.
In Romantic Town
It’s easy saying I Love You.

In Romantic Town
Everyone marries.
In Romantic Town
There are flowers and trees.

In Romantic Town
Nothing ends.
In Romantic Town
You don’t split up or stay friends.

In Romantic Town
You have kids.
In Romantic Town
Lullabies close eyelids.

In Romantic Town
You have a soul mate.
In Romantic Town
There’s no hate.

In Romantic Town
Everyone wants to live.
In Romantic Town
What you wouldn’t give.

Published by aprettykettleofpoetry

I was born in Oxford but grew up in Devon. Then I moved to Italy at 28 where, to cut a long story short, I've been teaching English. I've lived in Cagliari, Sardinia since 1995. For writing, I've been influenced by poets such as Phillip Larkin and WB Yeats and a great deal by music - loved it all my life - especially lyrics. I got a book of illustrated Beatles lyrics at 18 and that got me thinking to illustrate every poem I wrote. I liked that extra ingredient of something visual. I don't consider myself an artist so doing collages with paper, scissors and glue was a great way to cheat a bit! Sometimes I illustrate poems with photos, or drawings and watercolours, and recently a few oil paintings which is very dfficult! I've had exhibitions of my collages which has been an added bonus. First and foremost I like writing. Everything comes from that. Now and again, I think about getting published, and then other things take over! I have written songs with Chicco Fresu too which appear now and again on this blog with the poem.

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