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Because, A Sonnet

Well, just because I loved him nearly
Enough, at least, that I could hardly bear it
Rose-colored glasses off, I now see clearly
For none will stop me, ‘though I fear it
Like a virus, ‘ready slipped beneath my skin,
Not living, nor dead, it spread the symptoms,
By what means it had to send a sentry, alien
Scout supplied the nerve to mimic phantoms.
Gulp down the medicated tincture, antigens
Take time to permeate the known pathologies,
Draws blood, the Ace of Swords, a surgeon’s
Steady hand could not sew shut, nor slice
My byssal thread-bare adductor muscles
Tenuous tissue he holds-fast to my cells.

Leah C. Stetson

Poet’s note: I have been writing a poem a day for the month of January to raise funds for the small nonprofit literary press, Tupelo Press. Please consider making a donation to this wonderful little press, which accomplishes so much and depends on the generosity of donors and lovers of poetry. TP Donate

Leah

Poet. Artist. Ecoheroine. Human ecologist. Spiritual mermaid and Mystic. I write about literary ecology, wetlands, water, Romantic ecology, and quirky adventures with my dog.

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