1. a card or message, usually amatory or sentimental but sometimes satirical or comical, or a token or gift sent by one person to another on Valentine Day, sometimes anonymously.
2. a sweetheart chosen or greeted on this day.
3. a written or other artistic work, message, token, etc., expressing affection for something or someone
I’d wrap you in chocolate but then somebody else might get tempted by a nibble. Or two. This will not do: you are mine and mine only. This is why I killed you, too. So I shall embalm and dress you with flowers: a lovelier nosegay you shall never desire.
You’ll forever be my valentine.
"Gift Wrapped" was first published on Pen Prick Microfiction
poetry 2017 / 089
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