Mixed Metaphor Us


how many days have we loved, and how
many been apart?          impossible
familiarity   —   and yet we love
hot as comet trails falling into
each others’ inevitable pull,
gravitation of like to like, one
spark between back and forth   —   shared ion
tracking dual orbits to bond us

molecular in that gone night back
in Millennium  .  .  .  echo of heels tapping
against my heart’s door, homemade pie in hand
outstretched as offering in metaphor
and we falling in close like lovers
dropped from cosmic tarot into life

David M Pitchford
24 Feb 2012

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “Mixed Metaphor Us

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s