A Promise (Poem)



Ivory lace
and life-bent trees
and garden sighs.
Just we two, alone,
all one.
A sun and
a moon.

Storied face,
though young.
And kisses placed
and fingers run.
Our inner space.




Complete archive can be found on the Poems page.

This poem was published on the Atop The Cliffs poetry journal on January 11, 2018

and The White People’s Quarterly magazine, Issue # 2, Fall/Winter 2019/2020


Painting: Hesperus, the Evening Star, Sacred to Lovers—Sir Joseph Noel Paton, 1857.

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