Troubled Times

Let us say that we have loved
and though good women,
though good men,
admit the hatreds too.

And looking, just by looking,
find that love may be
the greater of the pair
and love, the bed upon which
hate must heal.

Let us say that we have loved.


Published in: “Poems for Relationships” 2017 (earlier version): “3201 e’s” 2018

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