To Be Loved By A Poet #secret#writephoto

You are the love of my life
and the poetry i write–michelle


to be loved
by a poet,
they say,
is both
a blessing
and a curse

love him and
you unlock
the intensity
and passion
in his heart
you become his
loving muse

betray him and
you unlock
his deepest secret,                                  his darkest side
you become his
most savage

you will linger
in his lines
and verses
in his highest highs
and lowest lows
and you will be
immortalized in
his poetry


(For visually challenged writers, the image shows an old wooden door framed by ancient stone, with an ornate key inserted in a rusted, heart-shaped lock)

For Sue’ s writephoto
Thursday photo prompt: Secret #writephoto

Published by michnavs

Philippine-born Michelle Navajas, currently residing in Malaysia. Michelle authored the book “After – Rain Skies: A Million Stars” for PWW during their Million Stars campaign. Graduated with a Master of Education majoring in English in the Philippines, Michelle was a former college professor, teaching literature, speech & oral communication, creative writing, drama, and theatre arts. Michelle is active in her writing profession and works as a freelance creative writer. Michelle passionately blogs at, where you can find her prose and poetry on love, life, motherhood, and her advocacy on abuse and violence. A published author on Spillwords NYC Her poem “Again” is published on three platforms, on MEDIUM -an International Writers and Readers Space, AFRICA WRITERS CARAVAN, and at WOMAWORDS LITERARY PRESS. kindly go check the following links – –

99 thoughts on “To Be Loved By A Poet #secret#writephoto

  1. This is fantastic. This might sound strange but to me it feels like a classic poem, one that has been around for hundreds of years. Which, in my opinion, is a magical quality to have imbued.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Just typed in “poet” in the reader section and am so grateful to have come across your blog. I love this poem and think it captures the multifaceted relationship poets have with their muses. Not all poetry is flattering and it is incredibly stressful to be in that position to someone else. Thank you for sharing 🙂


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: