The Student News Site of St. John Fisher University

Cardinal Courier

Cardinal Courier

The Student News Site of St. John Fisher University

Cardinal Courier

Poetry Corner 12/14

Graphic created by Lejla Zornic (Lejla Zornic)

Goodnight Cupid

I woke up,

Fixed the flowers by my bed,

Checked that the honey was still there,

And opened the door once more.

In the afternoon,

I wrote love letters to the wind,

And placed them in my mailbox,

I sprayed perfume and left a kiss.

Tonight,

I cooked a dinner for two,

And got the best wine,

I used my prettiest dress

And waited.

I waited till the candles burned out.

Cupid never came.

But I didn’t panic,

I saved dinner, and the candles,

And even the dress.

I got myself ready for bed,

And whispered the moon my sweetest goodnight.

Tomorrow will be another day.

 

– eve

Leave a Comment
Donate to Cardinal Courier

Your donation will support the student journalists of St. John Fisher University. Your contribution will allow us to purchase equipment and cover our annual website hosting costs.

More to Discover
About the Contributors
Kydian Suarez, Staff Writer
Kydian is a junior Media and Communicaton major, with minors in Television and Film Studies, Languages, and Interdisciplinary Arts. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Kydian currently resides in Buffalo, NY. In the future, Kydian hopes to be a multimedia creator, exercising a range of her creative talents.
Lejla Zornic, Marketing and Outreach Coordinator
Lejla Zornic is a junior Media and Communication major attending St. John Fisher University. She currently serve as the Marketing and Outreach Coordinator for the Courier. She dedicates her time to volunteering as an English tutor in hopes of igniting love for learning with the students she works with. She has found a special interest in social media marketing and plans to build her skill set in the digital content realm.
Donate to Cardinal Courier

Comments (0)

All Cardinal Courier Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *