My Valentine’s Day Gift

I can’t give you the moon and stars,
but you’re always welcome to look
through my telescope.


(This haiku also appeared as part of the Haikuniverse Valentine’s Day marathon.)

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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20 Responses to My Valentine’s Day Gift

  1. What a suggestive double-entendres! Deliciously well done! 😉

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  2. It’s brief but makes its point

    Liked by 2 people

  3. ivor20 says:

    My star is out there somewhere ….

    Liked by 3 people

  4. JeanMarie says:

    Congrats on the publication. I read all 20 that are up on the site. I’d say yours is better than at least 11 of them. :) <3

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Annabel says:

    Wow! Genius lines!

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  6. Obong eno says:

    Wise words ❣️

    Liked by 1 person

  7. Your Valentine will have to accept the gifts you have to give. Poetry is a considerable gift! <3

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