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You are in California, Australia, wide awake.
Maybe love is always in the wrong time zone.
Maybe love is not ready for you.
Maybe you are not ready for love.
Maybe love just isn’t the marrying type.
Maybe the next time you see love is twenty years after the divorce, love is older now, but just as beautiful as you remembered.
Maybe love is only there for a month.
Maybe love is there for every firework, every birthday party, every hospital visit.
Maybe love stays- maybe love can’t.
Maybe love shouldn’t.”
my mouth, the down-lit cast of my glance
where I studied that quality, sun-
runner, gold bodied, how could I
answer you with all this earth
piled on my tongue, your limbs
just stripped of anger, how could I say,
yes, there is something on my mind
rushing up as river in a locked car;
voice ruined, how could I explain the meteor
in my chest cavity, could I cluster verbs
into sardine cans and twist the lid
back on and tamp it shut with the
gold hammer of my must-not-say-
that, which huddled, parched,
as we said goodnight, see you
in the morning, don’t stay up too late.”
through each other
and back again
guided by our blood-
electric finger tips.
I swim in you,
you in me until we
drift down, slowly”
all over the sheets and you”
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