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Love is writing her name in the air with sparklers

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Love is writing her name in the air with sparklers

Love is writing her name in the air with SPARKLERS!



I need a new heart!
Like the one I had when I was 5,
when I wrote her name in the air.
When the deep red held us up,
and I thought Birds touched Bees Beneath the lilies
Softly, 
because that is how I touched my Grandmother and the cheeks of Horses.


I need one,
that will not grow up.
One that will hunt for carnivals in August.
One that keeps filling. 
One that carries salt and a pairing knife through the garden when it’s hungry.
One that still sleeps on the bellies of yellow dogs.

I need one, 
most importantly, 
that still falls in love.
Love, 
LOVE I SAY!
Love that is simple
and feels like birds must.
When they warble a deep red and
carve the air.
Lifting bees,
Softly.
Like sparklers into the sky. 


If you think you have such a heart I will to pay!!!
I have a savings of over $15,000 and I am willing to have wages garnished.

*an installment plan with interest negotiable.


In the exchange of hearts you will receive mine for as long as is needed or until a 
preferred heart is available.
It is a sort of sad thing this heart. 
Slowly folding over onto itself, collapsing inwards like a shipwreck. 
However, its meter is quite steady and will be an adequate replacement until another, 
more suitable heart is found.


* Serious Inquiries Only!!!!

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  1. Date: 8/3/2011 10:42:00 AM

    Congratulations on your poetry making it through round one in the PoetrySoup International Poetry contest Farnum. I wish you the best in the final round. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/2/2011 9:06:00 AM

    Thank you all very much

  1. Date: 4/30/2011 4:35:00 PM

    Farmum, congratulations on your poem being featured this week. Thanks for sharing. Ernilando

  1. Date: 4/27/2011 5:47:00 AM

    Congratulations on your well deserved poetry being featured this week Farnum. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/25/2011 7:56:00 AM

    Congratulations on your poem being featured this week, john

  1. Date: 4/14/2011 12:49:00 PM

    YOu melted my heart.....If I was available I would have to inquire. Great sales potential.

  1. Date: 4/14/2011 12:30:00 PM

    absolutely lovely images in this poem. Really enjoyed this one. I'm adding it to my favs. Cheers, Soulfire