Like the scientists

who unearthed the richest

deposit of amber


Who found trapped in marbles

of ancient fossilized

tree sap


of tiny bouquets of

miniature flowers

in New Jersey*

no less!

I look at you

and see


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7 thoughts on ““Doubt thou the stars are fire, Doubt that the sun doth move. Doubt truth to be a liar, But never doubt I love.” – William Shakespeare. That said, I reissue my own love poem for the guy I’ve lived with for 47+ years.

  1. So lovely. THX for the idea/space to let me ‘reissue’ mine. Not quite as sweet as yours (but just as old), friend, you inspired me. And still do. I heart u.

    Like the beachcombers

    who found calcified remnants sweet smelling, waxy and gray,

    coughed up by sperm whales, no less;

    treasures of “floating gold”

    prized by ancient Egyptians,

    on the coast of Australia,

    I look at you and see ambergris.


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