Treasure Island

Janice Windle


(For Dónall) Chemistry


All the men I’ve ever loved
all the ways I’ve ever loved
compounded in us

not just a mix
not a case of mechanics
not a solution
that time might
separate

but
atomic fusion
cell by cell
a new formula
chemical
irreversible.

Submitted: Thursday, April 16, 2009
Edited: Tuesday, September 08, 2009

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  • Naseer Ahmed Nasir (4/25/2009 1:43:00 PM)

    The chemistry of love is well narrated in a poem with dual aspects, one being your side which seems apperantly loyal and perfect like molecular and chemical processes and the other being mysterious from the counterpart.

    Best Wishes
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  • Onelia Avelar (4/18/2009 7:42:00 AM)

    'The meeting of two people is like the meeting of two chemical substances. If anything happens, both are changed.' - C. G. Jung (Report) Reply

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