Symbioses

## A lichen has a cyanobiont And a mycobiont, a blue-green alga and a fungus Grappling rocky earth or the end of a decaying log.   My wife and I, we too are like that. Two halves, one more stronger than the other, Photosynthesizing in her own space and time And the other, an obese…

Celebrating Independence

 ## A fusion of flesh and blood And their unified force, To be like the sun, Sovereign, and drawing Her own energy and incandescence, The resolve to be a heartbeat, And we are still babies, Just old enough, for a platinum anniversary, A celebration of a shimmering element, The glow of peace, Which is like…