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Old 07-19-2018, 04:26 AM
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My lover cried when she told me
the bees are dying.

I found her kneeling in the vestibule,
wearing a shawl embroidered
with the troubles of the world,
moths of sorrow circling her ashen shoulders.

Even in our ecstasy, she weeps
like the mother of a lost child.

Now her garden is choked with ivy,
her figurines in pieces
on the cracked terrazzo;
her whispered pleas
an incessant buzz like flies
at the window pane.

Again she will leave at my insistence;
yet so addicted to the elixir
of her infuriating sadness,
I will open the door
and she will collapse
in my arms like an imploding tower.

Did I tell you my lover cried when she told me
the bees are dying?

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I think we've all had at least one like this...
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Last time you buy an insect trap from ebay, huh?
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I think we've all had at least one like this...


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Old 07-20-2018, 04:18 PM
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Poetic license...
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