for the One&Only

☇…


May I write words more naked than flesh, stronger than bone, more resilient than sinew, sensitive than nerve.

— her (n.d.)

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Be free my honey bee, let your pen be the seismograph’s nib—etch, unabridged and unbridled, the tremors of your heart.

— him (n.d.)

again,


Once again love drives me on, that loosener of limbs, bittersweet creature against which nothing can be done.

— her (n.d.)

love is


I hear you. Plates shift perpetually and nothing can be done. Nothing comes close to the disruption unrequited love does bring.

— him (n.d.)

tearing me apart

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n.b.

The best bits above are grafted from a master in the craft of poignant poetic pronouncement, namely, Sapphō (Greek: Σαπφώ) of Lesbos.

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Author: Anna Bidoonism

Poems, prose & literary analysis—this is who I am.