#Poem true lover

~ ~ #Poem true lover
~ main post here ~ https://ashleybovan.wordpress.com/2015/01/12/poem-true-lover/
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Like a faithful lover
I was going to put your photo you sent me
onto a T-shirt
but not only has the print-shop gone
but the whole block is now a car park

Instead
I got into the habit
of imagining it there on my chest
like a shield or a badge
of honour
as if you exuded your image in ink
out through my rib cage

After a while
I noticed on one shirt
that you actually were there
visibly
permanently
think Turin Shroud
which is very apt
considering you’re dead
good as

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About Ashley Bovan

I work at Poetry & Photography
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