Day One, 2017

I am in love with you
today
conditionally
of course
as you would expect
and I am just enjoying
the way the facts
trickle in
to color this black and white
picture I have of you
because when the year
is finished with us
we will both be so muddy
with imperfections
it will be impossible to tell
why I offered you
my love
or why you took it.

 

 

 

 

DeMaris
1-1-17

Painting by Tom Thomson, “Tamaracks” 1916

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