Sunday, June 24, 2012

We solder

we solder
another heart charm
to the bracelet. . .
I never could dangle
myself out there like that

—Moonbathing, Issue 5, Fall/Winter 2011 - 2012

Plain and simple, practical, reserved yet fairly sturdy: the way I grew. I guess I don't care for a ton of frilliness. But I admit I do like hearts (flowers too). So perhaps there is some vulnerability beneath the protective exterior.

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2 comments:

  1. I liked the comparison. And I also wondered, mushiness or vulnerability?

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  2. Hi again, Olga. In the text, yeah, you're probably right that vulnerability is a better word to use (so I've rev. it). . .hey, or, squishiness?!

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