The Loupe

And she looked him through a loupe
searching his eyes
for stories he had never told,
foraging his thoughts
to calm her hunger,
probing his world
to find any glimpse of her image

For the love he described
was void from his heart
and dried from his soul

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20 thoughts on “The Loupe”

  1. The love he describes is so beautifully written, so captivating yet the pain of loving caused much void. She being fascinated drawn by each word, looking closely with a loupe for a glimpse of herself in his words to his heart. A quest…of thoughts
    Yonnie😊🌸

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