Opening Mood | The Preface Of A Book

by Samuel De Lemos

Show me a prologue,
Forward,
Or a
Preface to a book—

And I’ll tell you
if it’s
worth a second look.

A good read
deserves
a meticulous introduction—

One that sets
An engaging
tone.

Like the giving of
Hors d’oeuvre’s
Before a festive meal
Opens up
One’s palette—

So must the
Prologue

Give the
Book’s
Content an
Captivating
Tenor.

Otherwise,

Let it be like
Sensual negligée

That a desiring
Husband
Sees
On his
His loving wife—

Secretly
Thinking—

The
Vision
Before me,

I can’t wait

To devour

Thus,
Setting the

Mood

For

Another
Passion filled
Night.