What You Get When You Ask Me To Write Love Poetry

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Candy hearts photographed by the author Amethyst Qu

Armed with my copy of, How to Write One Song, and a complete inability to hold a tune, I have entered Vocal Media’s new poetry challenge, From Across the Room.

“Write a poem about love at first sight!” they urge.

Now there’s a prompt that has inspired poets and lyricists all down through the ages…

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