Love

While with a nail unpicking at the seal,

tearing to check the wrapping paper –

for recycling – I went into the room

where John was seated.  “That’s the first time

I’ve seen you undo a bar of soap,”

with delight at something new, of me, he knew,

I was revealing.

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About johnbrucecairns

I'm a retired history teacher who's written for most of his life with a book readied for publication.
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