Cinnamon, Clove, and Magnolias

When whispers from the inherited gramophone  Sing sweeter than the cacophony of drinks in shakers, When the week’s exhaustion seeks respite  In servings of boxed wine instead of tailored martinis, When ancient TV reruns nudge your heart to Leap higher than a cue ball over felt, When the crinkled linen inside your elbows no longer  … Continue reading Cinnamon, Clove, and Magnolias

Some Assembly Required

Eyes meet, sparks fly, the fox-trot begins, Dreams are painted, vows are exchanged, The spaces between lines are nothing more. Time weathers, tensions build, expectations rise, Bonds unravel, stitches come undone,  The spaces between lines become something more. How do we turn back time when This union lacks an instruction manual, Even though the packaging … Continue reading Some Assembly Required