light splashed
25 october 2007

truly I tell you: it was dark)

& ever-so-suddenly, light splashed,

exposing the illimitable possibility of your green eyes (if,
my darling, you can believe in time - if you can believe in this
ephemeral beast, exquisite in its delicacy and ruthless in
its passing - if you can believe that we are in an hourglass
too weighty to flip over again, then you can believe that when I woke this morning

I was not in love with you;

and now, ever-so-gently and ever-so-slightly , I am