For L at Seventeen

Sight and blindness

Earth and sky

Heaven and Hell

Pain and pleasure

Prayer and blaspheme.

When worlds end

My heart will feast

On you.


And you will forever

Dance within me.


Published by W. A. Schwartz

I the mother of two complex young women and a beautiful teenage boy, I'm a doctor, a wife, a writer, a good gardener, a terrible cook, a hopeless romantic, a lazy voter, an impatient driver, a conscientious objector, a good daughter, a reasonable sister, a really bad patient, the worst kind of singer, an excellent sewer and the best damn dreamer you ever met.

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