Passion is a short poem in free verse.
It is a request that passion teach no more hard lessons. No broken hearts, no scars or scabs, just love.
Passion, amid that fair skulduggery that is Time,
Teach me no more hard lessons;
I need no more legions of tormenting lesions.
Leave me only love—soft as a pheasant,
Enduring as space—until my passing.