Monday, June 1
Shadow

The Way Love Works



maybe a thing about particles and waves
or wave-particles and the way light works
and moves, the way soulmates’ eyes ignite
from moon dust, the way some ancient god
smiled and blinked, flicked an able wrist
to strew some billion stars across a
darkly barren sky, then asked his goddess
to suspend the amber moon ...
its caress so softly lighted, it stirred
the hearts of night-blooming lovers

but surely ...

surely the years run like the cheetah and
soon-or-late some hearts quake asunder,
just as surely as moon dust and starlight and
the way a true love fills in the fault lines

© 2013, poem, Jamie Dedes (The Poet by Day & Coffee, Tea and Poetry), All rights reservedPhoto courtesy of morgueFile, Jamie Dedes


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