When Cupid Strikes

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Cupid approaches
with his perfectly sharpened arrow,
aiming straight at the invisible ‘bullseye’,
that which is your heart

Beating with a carefree rhythm, unaware
it has become the unsuspecting target,
of another’s affections and charms….

Cupid always strikes out of the blue
When the lonely least expect it
The afflicted thinking
‘It’s impossible to live without you’.

As soon as the arrow pierces
The world seems alive in dance
Brimming with beauty
the lovestruck have eyes new

Like those of a newborn child ~ waves of naivete bubbling over
Joyful bliss springs from the piercing
Love anew has a fighting chance
peeking out with hope immature

Cupid is pleased
He sets his sights on a new subject,
bow expertly flexed, arrow pulled taut.
Again love rides, on a wing and a prayer

But no worries ~ Cupid is self-assured
confident that he will hit his mark
After all…
He always…

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