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Cosmic Response*

for Marion Shore Like stars depleted of their fuel explode and leave behind an all-consuming hole, a love that burns through its sustaining load may likewise leave a husk more black than coal that swallows light, and hope, and everything … Continue reading

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Vision Feast

for Amy Your sense of sight is good, but you don’t see your beauty that for others is so clear, your awesomeness that’s obvious to me and evident to all who hold you dear. Your look reflects your personality, like … Continue reading

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Amiga

Your face may not have launched a thousand ships, but when my mood has sunken and I’m sore as if from shark bites and a storm that whips, it’s been for shipwrecked me my native shore. Your voice may not … Continue reading

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Valentine Ashes

Since young men who weren’t wed made better soldiers, an emperor banned marriages for them. An empire’s weight fell squarely on their shoulders, their blood worth more than any engagement gem. Yet Valentine, a priest, in secret, wed men to … Continue reading

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Maestro

My friend, you are for me a special teacher of things that I could never learn from books, though others see in you a different feature, that I see too: the cuteness of your looks. Your love for everyone is … Continue reading

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Blossom Kiss

Though anyone who watched might think it weird, I smooched a lip-like blossom with a passion, as if we were a pair who’d grown endeared, so that I wished to kiss it in French fashion. For I have long resented … Continue reading

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Earthy Words

for Iris For years, my words have been so squeaky clean, with nothing of the naughtiness they had, when, with you, I was playfully obscene, with license to behave as lusty lad. I often had a chance for talking dirty, … Continue reading

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