Tagged: love

we were head over

we were head over
heels hooked on making each other
laugh, if that is not

platonic soulmate-making
stuff, then we don’t know what is
.
20230101:2218
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for eight weeks that spring,

for eight weeks that spring,
maybe more, maybe less, the
opportunity

for something like love was present
like a swarm of birds, feeding
.
20221228:1050
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peace and love is a

peace and love is a
refrain in every seventh
pop punk rock song – we

slam dance our bodies into
the mosh pit with apathy
.
20221208:1644
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i’m in oslo, please

i’m in oslo, please
bring two tums, the message could
not have been clearer –

you meet me in stockholm an
hour later, my down coat in hand
.
20221002:0019 ET
y

dad and his ruby-

dad and his ruby-
throated hummingbirds have an
age-old exchange – quid

pro quo – the language of love,
the language for survival
.
20220826:1604
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please pardon me for

mama and daddy

mama and daddy
met on the intersection
of apples and pears,

and the rest is delicious
history – baked, sauced, freshly peeled
.
20220526:1818
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after all these years,

after all these years,
mom and dad still perfects every
recipe with love

and unwavering patience –
two stomachs are better than one
.
20220524:1804
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six-forty-five and

the people we know

the people we know
and love, loved, still love are quite
easily the same

people who shoot to kill – warning:
not-an-intruder alert
.
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