Tag: lovers

In the rain

After a record-breaking warm dry May, it’s refreshing to join Sarah’s Poetics prompt: Rain

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…