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just so you know…

and i can’t recall the last time i touched snow as i held her hand,
nor the day i became a man and let it go. she was young and sublime,
as her impeccable eyebrows could attest. though i was always leery
at best of her motivation. she looked to always be questioning me.
call it insecurity. but i’m not too proud to admit, i saved all her
hallmark cards in an unmarked box, and still gush over their familiar
contents that once sang idyllic to me, i.e. “forever and eternity…”
she was no poet. i am not certain i was one either. neither of us really
knew who we were back then.

(originally pblished here)


About Daniel Romo

Author of Apologies in Reverse (FutureCycle Press, 2019), When Kerosene's Involved (Mojave River Press, 2014) and Romancing Gravity (Silver Birch Press, 2013). I'm partial to prose poems. Alliteration. And fragments.

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