Love Buzz

Two pieces of sizzly, juicy quiche
Nose to nose on a plate
Waiting to be devoured
Two steaming cups of coffee
So much better than one

Two people cuddled up together for a time
In a warm cozy bed
As dawn breaks on the first
Chilly morning of fall
So much better than one

Two mourners
One sitting at her mother’s graveside
Holding her father’s hand
One standing above her
Gently rubbing her shoulders as she weeps
So much better than one

Two lovers sitting out on the back patio
After the obituary and the service is written
And the sisters are gone
Gazing up at the Harvest Moon
Listening to love songs
So much better than one

(c) Jane Ellen Holliday Wilson
October 2017

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2 Responses to Love Buzz

  1. Joan says:

    Reblogged this on aholdingplace and commented:
    This lovely and deeply moving poem was written by my friend, Janie, to her husband in honor of his birthday. They gave their permission for me to share it with you.

  2. Joan says:

    You know how much I love this poem, dear Janie. I have reblogged it on

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