How many…

How many sugared hearts
will it take to feed
you the entire poem
of my devotion?

More than all the insulin
in the world could absorb.


For this month’s Living Poetry Visual Prompt.

About Bartholomew Barker

Bartholomew Barker is one of the organizers of Living Poetry, a collection of poets and poetry lovers in the Triangle region of North Carolina. Born and raised in Ohio, studied in Chicago, he worked in Connecticut for nearly twenty years before moving to Hillsborough where he makes money as a computer programmer to fund his poetry habit.
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11 Responses to How many…

  1. Cassa Bassa says:

    Super sweet!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Lisa Tomey says:

    Divinely sweet!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. KK says:

    Very sweet!!

    Liked by 1 person

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