Sees too much but
The Hallmark card said,
Meaning Love, meaning
If anything that exists
In the heart’s delusive vision,
Perfection, eternal, symmetry,
Mania, clichés, totality,
Scene, mirage, forgiveness,
To crave, to thirst, imbibe, possess
Into the imperfect reality
A romanticized image, walking down the aisle, rings, promises,
Living together and growing
The eternal lines
And the blurry eyes
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