The hint of Love tastes like Tacos

This pain begins in my shoulders
Snake like it travels down to the middle blade
~ my right side.

it’s when I am too close
too involved

I lay to rest
head on the softest down pillow
gathered from geese that never stop too long
in amusement parks
with muddy ponds
eating greedy white bread

rather these glorious gypsies

fly to Mexico and feast
on corn shelled tacos left on a blazing beach
with radiant lovers entwined for keeps

2.

I imagine you in red
a calypso dancer
reflected in a passerby window
Infinity is not long enough
to hold your smile
but I do,
unknown to you,

better yet

unknowable
… I

3.

The pain subsides somewhat
As my quest for space and comfort
Derides my will to speak

So,
I’ve begun several stories
All in my head
Picture perfect with flawless tones

Just for you
Just for you

Surrender
I
to
Me.

In

Reflected glass
again and again
by mid-day sun

I’ve walked by a hundred times

Seated and sipping coffee

You
reading the N.Y. Times;
(Paper in your hands free of technology)

3.

Setting sun and dark shadows speak
Muted whispers arrive for me to keep

Alive my vision
You
In red
tasting my mouth
of sweet tortillas
hinting
flight

burning long this latent desire
peaks

shall
no longer
keep

this

reflected

expected

unrealized life.

Linaji 2010

I


It takes two to……..
by Farfarm

The hint of Love tastes like Tacos

linaji

Redwood City, United States

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Artist's Description

This poem is inspired by a person I hold very dear to me.

It is easier sometimes to see the separation in others than in ourselves. Or to separate ourselves from others out of fear that there may be no place for oneself.

This is the second poem in this chapter of love, and the first is
Not Now

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