When Valentine’s Day Is Poetry in an e-book Spinach

Spinach

I don’t grimace at the spinach anymore
since I tried a taste of
what you like
being your tongue
savoring many flavors of you

I’ve lost my kid’s taste
to try with you anew
your trusted leaf
in a book of nuance
where a sour pucker
turns into sweet lips
sounding pitches
thrown high and low
down dancing waves
undulating
with ripple effects
of affection that
taste me too,
clusters of fun with
a little mustard on my hot dog

— Douglas Gilbert

From: Poems of Love Lost and Found

by Douglas Gilbert in the iBookstoresm
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This book is available for download on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iBooks and on your computer with iTunes. Books must be read on an iOS device.

Description

We are glowing with poems because from the journey of a dream I awoke happy, enveloped in you under covers, my Valentine. Enraptured in the blankets of home with you, of you, our embrace is the brightness of us, with us. We are the morning together, together in love. An awakening is here to be for real at home, a peaceful passion, a satisfaction day, not dreaming but being in the lightness of us, with us. We are warm being the morning sun, like banners waving playfully above the river of Love, these extremely rippling, our streaming, child to the river. Ripples of the day, we stream like banners waving playfully above a gentle brook, child to the stream. The child’s babble is joyful enough to be a gurgle in a float-along morning. We splash along, embraced by immersion, the kiss of the day, fantastic and better than a dream.

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