New Poem

I think that the first love sticks with you forever, like a scar, but a scar that continues to remind us of the possibilities we sometimes feel like giving up on. This is a poem about just that:

Andrea’s Blueprint

I’ve looked for you
every day since
the last day I saw you

peering around the veil
of every curly blonde lock
on every street corner
or coffee shop patio
or park bench

a yearning for that lost
the way Lou Reed sweats
through his homage to
his favorite opiate

the specter of love still
looks like you, Andrea
even when years of
growth & knowledge
tell me it will look
different when it next occurs…

your smile, your kiss
was the blueprint


One thought on “New Poem”

  1. this makes me think of DNA and cellular biology. what is the earth most like? it is most like a single cell.blueprints abound! fractals of the divine blueprint surround us in all ways always, everything points to everything else–every relationship is symbiotic, is it not:? i’m not high, but i’m about to be.

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