A Roman Love Affair

The ubiquitous Sol

reigns over the Roman sky

a god with mighty powers

whose wrath causes offenders to die

In an effort

to control his power

a topical discussion was held

and lasted for over an hour

Calling upon the moon

which cooled the night

a lover for Sol

causing some fright

Loved ones that have passed

become stars to serve the moon

shining over Rome

help may come soon

The lovers meet

on the days of eclipse

sharing sweet kisses

on a seasonal lips

As seasons pass

the heat turns to cold

a passionate love affair

with tales of old

The chase continues

till this very day

an eternal love affair

that will never part ways

copyright 2023 Debbie Pierce


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