St. Peter's - Donald Falconer (Poetry)

Updated: Sep 14, 2018

A poem about the feeling of seeing St. Peter's Basilica in Rome for the first time, and completing a lifelong ambition for Donald Falconer.

My body finds love inside its sense of sight -

I could stare at you until I go blind.

My guarded heart loses all sense of fight

wrapped inside your sculpted beauty. Oh, let me find

words to express things I can only feel!

But can love be described in a written deed

when feelings are far richer and ideal?

Oh, if my heart was an author then I would bleed

for you. I would transfuse emotion.

Your dome is love and your columns hug the way

to heaven. You are light and devotion!

But what is it - what is the true role you play?

In my eyes you are a soft suckling kiss

placed like thunder hard on our lips with bliss!

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