Mortal Impossibilities

Surprise me.
Take me to the moon so many promises have failed to climb.
Show me the sunset at sunrise.
Will you make come true that song’s lines,
and for me the Kilimanjaro climb a thousand times?
You vow never to make mistakes,
but human we are and we break.
If I’m the sole reason that you breathe,
promise you won’t die if I leave?
Told me I’m more precious than the Stonehenge stones;
I can’t promise you forever, I’m flesh and bones.
Loving can be short, Neruda said,
and forgetting, so long.
Only proceed if you know you’re strong.
For us mortals the impossible seems easy;
we become dreamy when we love so deeply.

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Exes: You’ll Be Alright

First comes the problems,
then it's the fights,
then the denial,
then, boom – goodbye.
One remote day, though,
healed over time,
you become friends again,
hang out 'til sunrise.
You'll be alright.

 

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What Was It? – a Poem

The clues were always there;
I just never knew how to read.

Now trying to solve the mystery

I get confused in the mix.

Was it the heat of the summer?

Perhaps your inquisitive ear?

Was it your puppy eyes begging for me to come near?

Was it your persistence, the wordless words you spoke?

Maybe your tender smile,

hiding a million thoughts?

What was it?

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