Tag: lovers

Ships that pass

  when the first of the dry leaves breezed in from the sea and netted itself in the curtain I knew you’d be ready to leave – but wasn’t our summer special? you mocked my old piano we churned a few love songs together laughter in our lyrics first…

saint sentiment

What have saints to do with lovers theirs the agony of agape and martyrs* Valentine, the poet says, is strictly for the birds** this day next season presses hard such urgency and sweet mustering of mate forever – or a fleet polygamous state Rosie in red dress scents affection loiters longer than the core condition written in chambers of  prenup passion two lobes and vermilion pigment percussive organ instrument…

full of storm

Es la mañana llena de tempestad en el corazón del verano* The morning is full of storm in the heart of summer, the heat bears us upwards, as if on thermals we circle the sunspots seeking out the dark greens that lurk around arable edges and spread out…