Rivers of Love, a tanka by Ivor Steven at Spillwords.com

Rivers of Love

Rivers of Love

written by: Ivor Steven



“How many rivers of tears must I cry
Before all the deepest wells run dry”

– Ivor Steven, (May 2012)


The hail’s coldness stings
An old wind pierces my eyes
As yesterday’s tears
Etch raw ravines in my cheeks
Her rivers of love run deep

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