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New Sheets (2000)

bed

I bought new sheets yesterday.
Last night we broke them in

In Defense of Spice

passion

I smell the cinnamon on your skin
The freshness of rain in your hair
The vanilla candles in moonlight
Cast a twilight glow to the air,

Book Unread

weathered book

You ask for the book and then page through
Reading only the parts of interest to you.
You never get the whole story, yet

Submerged

woman swimming under water

In the half-light of morning
She struggles to lift the dark curtain
From her eyes
Daylight muffled by a pillow of clouds …

The Anole

anole

The anole stopped
and stared at me.
He didn’t seem afraid at all.
I turned my head and he was gone …

Trickle Down Life

daisy
Photo Credit: Pixabay.com–GLady

Do we cling to life just to lose it at death or is new life just rebirth?

I Love You

Couple's sign-I love you
photo credit:pixabay.com/en/users/adinavoicu-485024/.

I love what I must cling to
As well as what I must set free ...

On Waking

On waking
Photo Credit: Robert Nelson on Unsplash

I wish that at eight
It wasn't too late
For the poetry to rise to the top



Ode to Long Distance Love

phone wires at night
Photo credit: StockSnap - Pixabay

there was just electricity between us
the magical night we met;
no music,
no wine–
just screens and keyboards–
but yet …

Birth Day

newborn baby
photo credit: Unsplash.com, @dezart

We are conceived in darkness.
Sperm meets egg and growth begins
in sweet mystey of Mother’s womb.
A place of warmth where new sensations,
sound and touch are realized.