“The Darkness” / Memorable Fancies #1392

[“Show me you are not the light I called to / but the blackness behind it.” – Louise Glück]

Was that first rush of madness hers, or mine? Yours, she says; now I’m just like you.

But how could I love you if I had not answered your call, that first time, your invitation to share the calling darkness of your mind?

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Buy it at amazon.com/author/terencekuch: For Anacreon, 30 poems of love and life from the ancient Greek poet (originally published as a chapbook by Silkworms Ink).

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