Red Heart Diaries: Falling

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With the protectiveness

Of a ghetto tortoise, I inexorably

Warded my lush heart, till from heaven you

Unexpectedly flew down, unthawing my carapace

Now anew I am falling,

S l o w l y and s w i f t l y,

Like a wide leaf departing from a stem,

Again with gaeity is my being suddenly filled,

Like a hungry ant on the mouth of a cup of honey,

For from this destruction is born the greatest of love.

 

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This is the genesis of my Red Heart Diaries, a series of love poems I’ve been crafting lately.

That’s it, Really.

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© Victor Zuze Davies 2017

All Rights Reserved.

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