thought exercise


in the wake of idle moments 

i press you to me   

 

as when we stood as one

for a brief eternity that distant day

 

i write this cognizant 

that you have no patience 

 

for thought exercises 

in lieu of coursing blood

 

and shortness of breath

while i make due with remnants

 

and imagination 

it is what kept the great aesthetes

 

from madness 

to the extent that it did

 

suffice to say

i am mad for you

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





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Written on 2020-12-25 at 05:57

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Ann Wood The PoetBay support member heart!
Glad to see you back with us. Well done Jim. I missed you my dear friend and Merry Christmas
2020-12-29


josephus The PoetBay support member heart!
Merry Christmas, my friend. You write powerfully of a familiar experience.
2020-12-25