Love Doubts


The city and its health

restaurants reach

beyond my balcony

on a

Wednesday night.


Dinner was quick

but the dining

was slow. My two

gay friends

compared notes.


I tried to focus the talk

on my ring. Purposely not

a diamond, half-size

edge of a

ring. My display case

for solidarity.


The entrance to our

apartment will display

the photo hung above

my bedroom couch. And

below, a row

of plants in red,

clay pots.


Loneliness is

hesitating on the Christmas

email way past the

New Year. An entire

book of poems in

one                             repeated moment.


Written 2008


7 thoughts on “Love Doubts

  1. The concrete details catch me ad reel me in…health restaurants, the ring that’s not a diamond, clay pots… It’s not a bad place to hesitate, take some time to think things through…write more poems

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