Tag Archives: Love

Diatribe For A Perfect Stranger

I hate you, woman in yellow For all the terrible things you never did And all the horrible flaws you never showed And all the wretched words you never said But most of all for when, as you walked along the sidewalk … Continue reading

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I Call Her Eve, Because She Brings the Darkness

What God could make a woman so? And say, ’tis not good for man to be alone She bit the Eden’s apple of my heart And leaves me now forever wandering.

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Can We Find Hope In A Loveless Place?

I’m not sure I know how to love. Let’s jump back a decade. I was in high school, homeschooled, and more awkward than a rucksack full of penguins. You think I’m weird now? You have no idea. Since I was coming … Continue reading

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Lichen Lover, Let Me Leave

You spoke your love in lichen words And like a fool I listened Listened as your glistening tendrils Twisted around my wrists like thistles Whistling in the dark, I lit a match And they told me the match was you … Continue reading

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I’ll See You When The Clock Strikes ‘Someday’

She wasn’t a dream-girl An imaginary woman that you dream about meeting She was a dreamgirl A real woman met only in a dream She was whole and human and flawed And shy of perfect in that way that made her better than … Continue reading

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Unlikely Fictional Valentines

If there’s one thing I’ve learned from hundreds of novels and romantic comedies, it’s that you should never let incompatible personalities, irreconcilable differences, or basic laws of physics get in the way of true love. Forget Romeo and Juliet…let’s consider … Continue reading

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Seen Here In Its Natural Habitat, The Human Heart Mimics Its Surroundings To Protect Itself From Predators

Apple I’m banana writing concealment this deception in explain camouflage forget so gratefulness you heartache can’t inscrutable say joking you see knew listen that maybe all not this other time posturing the questionable one reveal I secret loved tell was … Continue reading

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