When I Listen to Love Songs

A. Valverde-Galván
1 min readNov 19, 2022


Black background. Image of pink and grey record player. The record player has a heart in the middle. Pink text: “When I Listen to Love Songs”

I have love songs playing in my head
Yet I’ve never known the love
That has broken a heart so deeply
Never have I known that surrender
To another’s whims and desires

I keep my heart at arm’s length
And within those hands is a bow and arrow
Waiting to hit its mark
Should the…