LET THAT BE THE LOVE

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Let that be the love: a silent understanding,

In which you, nor I, ever have to speak.

Love is too willful. Love is too demanding.

We know we loved when both of us were weak

And, for those kisses, I would be weak again,

But kissing is rude. We need understanding.

Those who know, and would speak,

Should not. Theirs is weakness about the weak.

Let everyone return to innocence and silence.

I kissed you, and have not kissed anyone since.

 

 

 

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2 Comments

  1. Desdi said,

    September 18, 2016 at 9:05 pm

    Though you often mention love,
    you speak of hand bereft of glove.
    That word makes your reader wonder
    what has been rent asunder…

  2. thomasbrady said,

    September 19, 2016 at 11:48 am

    Desdi,

    Nothing has been rent asunder.
    Beauty’s love is the only wonder.


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