WWW #4 – Valentine Special – Text #2

 

Valentine’s Gift Basket

by B.

I wish love was simple and set,
But it is not. It is a quest.

A personal trial,
Nothing short of a contest,

Starring not only you,
But all the best.

People you joyfully greet in
All sit this test.

Consciously or unwillingly
They fall into the casket.

Forming life’s most mysterious puzzle
Each one a timely guest, a dream caressed

Adding an intricate bustling piece
To this rule-bending, lifelong test

Emerging feelings, surprising plans
Daily reassessed enter this treasured chest

Piling up stories – tragic, happy, costly, worthy –
Memories impressed

Upon you
Drawing life’s unrest.

Until one day, it all makes sense – or none at all –
Still, you are impressed.

You are asked to this date, and by both,
Wordlessly guessed,

Explicitly confessed,
Undying love is professed.

 


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3 thoughts on “WWW #4 – Valentine Special – Text #2

  1. “Forming life’s most mysterious puzzle
    Each one a timely guest, a dream caressed”

    et de “Emerging feelings, surprising plans” à “Drawing life’s unrest.” : de vraies perles pour moi !

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