Love

There are more sayings on love Than hope or ambition and yet Hope and ambition are always cornerstones Maybe even preludes to a little edition Of heart-matter overheating in burn chemistry. Flames are blazed from a cauldron Inside a palpitation chamber, unequivocally An incandescent lantern lighted with affection And burning with desire and that fusion…

Unwed Mother

In the final chapter Of her gestational saga That begin with a glass of wine A creature burrowed through lovers lane Swam through tides of the amnion To make a little excursion To life And in these vicissitudes Of emotional collapse And abstruse forbearance Her heart learned to love beyond Any residue of fallback hate…