Love Is

a giving
& a measured taking

amputation
re-creating

everlasting
interface

a prison
& an open space

a teasing glimpse
of holy grail

a generator
that can fail

the naked jugular
the knife

the torsion
balance in my life

from I been there, sort of: New and Selected Poems (Carcanet, 2006), copyright Mervyn Morris 2006, used by permission of the author and the publisher.

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