by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

her body
            for my heart
            for my freedom
her heart
            for my soul
her fear
            for my hunger
            for need 

unspoken exchanges
trading for love
bargaining for life
the invisible fine print
in the contract of marriage 

the dreams and the promises
veiling the truth with romance
“there is no forever”
just an endless string of days
hung like pearls on a necklace
where two hearts make the choice
for each other, again and again
no guarantees, no warrantees, no control 

unspoken exchanges
foundations for a life together 

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  1. Love this beautifully strung poem Chuck. Get these in a book soon! ❣️

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