Spell Me Back to Love

A poem about alchemy

Gail Walter
Mar 22, 2020 · 1 min read

Sometimes you are an
ugly frog
and I kiss you
because that is
what Love does
it uses
alchemy.

Now that I
am ugly
and a frog
will you do that
for me too?

For that
is what Love does,
does it not?

it transforms
the ugliest into
the most beautiful
with a single
shimmering spell
cast in dark
impossible hope

please kiss me
and turn me
back into the
Beloved.

© Gail Walter 2020

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