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I once almost wed an invisible lad.

My mother and father were sure I was mad.

He gave me a lily, translucent and white

And he said, "I am here, only out of your sight."

We went strolling along in the bright boardwalk sun

He gave me a bear he'd invisibly won.

Oh, the hours I spent, as our courtship progressed

With my Mother and Dad and our "is-he-there?" guest.

And slowly (but quickly) with needle-sharp joy

I realized I loved the invisible boy.

So one night, I feigned a farewell at the door

And crept to my room to be with him some more.

And I didn't cry out, but I kissed him instead

When I felt the invisible boy in my bed.

And he kissed me right back, put my hands to his form

Unseen, but so beautifully, wonderfully warm.

But then-- such an awful confession to make!

It was then that I made my most mournful...

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Invisible Love (A Poem)
Michal Released Jul 19, 2012
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Drowning Single Male seeks Lifeguard.

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Questions left in cooling sand

Are swept away each morning,

Answered by the sea.

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My weapon of choice is vocabulary.

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Once upon a land called Umbra

There grew a shadow-tree

Casting cool and friendly darkness

For all the Shadow-folk to see. 


It grew from earth as black as ink

With bark of silver-gray

Its...

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You cannot domesticate sentences.

Believe me, I gave it a shot.

They're adorable when they're just fragments,

But complete, they're emphatically not. 

They'll leave subjects all over...

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You make sandcastle promises.

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All stories are tiny stories. 

(These just look really good on a tee-shirt.)

by Michal Jul 17, 2011
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