vernacular, to be particularly consonant.
It is signature,
Perhaps it is a nearly lifelong obsession,
an uncommon admiration.
Love is shared passions,
two intersecting axes
flooding a space with light.
It is a collection,
linking together the stories behind everything.
Love is elegantly minimal.
It is good fortune.
It is childhood dreams.
long before vineyards and villas,
long after the end of time.
This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.