Nothing Else to Trouble Us

The earth is even now,
And the winds blow back with me,
With such warm breath,

Gently untying coats, removing
Gloves from hands, and everywhere
The world is covered in sweet

Soft flames, this is a place
For my beloved and I.

© 2012, Ben Nardolilli

Ben Nardolilli has a chapbook published by Folded Word, Common Symptoms of an Enduring Chill Explained. You may also find his work in Perigee Magazine, Red Fez, Caper Literary Journal, Quail Bell Magazine, Elimae, fwriction, Grey Sparrow Journal, & Pear Noir.

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6 thoughts on “Nothing Else to Trouble Us

  1. Debbie says:

    Love this Ben. “soft flames” is a wonderful image!

  2. Annmarie says:

    Yes, this is a place everyone would like to be!

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  5. I felt such harmony in this poem.

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