Love without Possession

Aggressive monogamy

the kind that drowns you

for territory and has you mating

well before

you reach sexual maturity

just to learn you the patterns

of what life will be.

This year’s crop of cygnets

float freely

seeing only their reflections;

they’ll never understand

the connection of a

a love without possession.

© khartless 2022, All Rights Reserved

Artwork: ‘Reflections Of A Tulip Tree Mute Swan Fafily‘ by Jacquie Vaux


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