Winter Prompts #2: How love is different now

HOW LOVE IS DIFFERENT NOW

Winter Prompt #2

For a baby, love is a breast,

for an old cat, a sunny soft chair.

A dog wants to know

what you want her to do,

a teenager, just that you’re there.

 

And then, when you’re old—

an old person, that is—

love’s more than excitement and sex.

It’s a laugh and a tear and a good hand to hold

while waiting for what’s coming next.

One comment on “Winter Prompts #2: How love is different now

  1. Christine Moore says:

    Lovely.

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