Thursday, July 8, 2010


A friend --
a guy, of course --
asked me today
what the point might be
of monogamy.
I've tried before to explain
the deepening sense of wonder
that emerges with time,
with affection,
and shared struggles,
but really, the pure joy of it
is best stated in a picture;
the careless arm, that protective glare,
the utter trusting abandon of her mate...

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1 comment:

Maureen said...

I hope he gets it.