Totem

Totem

A Poem by Chloe..Across the Universe

I have an arrow in my heart
it is pierced without jewelery
Cupid put it there

I asked, Cupid why did you shoot
this arrow into me, my heart
he said , it is your totem

But a totem comes from the
Native Americans we stole
this country from

Oh, but you are wrong
partially - you see
we are all the same

The same- yes, same
you, me a myth they say
the Native Americans

We are all the same and
the arrow is your totem
a totem of love

How can I love everyone, Cupid
how can I not hate those who
murder and abuse , those evil faces

Cupid had no answer , I had won
you will learn in time love is love
hate is hate

How profound said I
not without a hint of sarcasm
you will learn in time

So I took my totem had no choice
love was my calling in words, in voice
I love the ugly, lovely, strong, weak

I love the rich, the poor
black, white, yellow and brown
I love the ones who hate

As you see I learned what Cupid meant
love is love and hate is hate
the line is thin

The totem is mine I hold it dear
love is what fuels me
what makes me uniquely me

This totem of love
I cherish- hold dear
I learned the difference

Between hate and love

© 2011 Chloe..Across the Universe



Author's Note

Chloe..Across the Universe
it is what it is - my totem is an arrow of love
of course i don't love the evil faces, hate though
I do not it will come to them in time - their totem is not
as strong as mine - an arrow dipped in love .

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This is a beautiful read first thing in the morning. Such a kind a sweet soul's a rare find these days.

Posted 6 Years Ago



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Chloe..Across the Universe
Chloe..Across the Universe

Smalltown, USA, AR



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