Only If – A Poem by Meenakshi M Singh

If Only He was enchanted to see the swell of my bosom, Only if he could see the desires buried in my heart He admired my pretty face and my plump pink lips Only if he knew the ways to bring Careless laughter there He loved my fair glowing skin Only if he could touch my soul deep Often he relished the favourite dishes I cooked Only if sometimes he could hold those hands My hands, toiled and waiting forever to be held on a walk He was proud to possess me as a glowing jewel Only if he...

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