golden fish swims, gulps
warm spring air at the surface
never fears the stork
Do I love you? Oh Yeah – in many ways.
I love you infinity plus one times
Greater than you reckon it’s possible
And to the total end of everything.
I love you so much, that I cannot say
If I need you more by day or deep night.
I love you because I can feel it’s right.
I love you deeper than a priest loves God.
I love the way you ignite my passion
And give me strength to halt my childhood fears.
I love you with a love I thought I’d lost,
When my faith in humanity I tossed
Beneath the rails of this blind juggernaut
That will end my life – not my love for you.
(Inspired by Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s “Sonnet 43”)
a gap in the mist
frames once secret silhouettes
beauty lingers long after
smokescreens slip back into place