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We Are The Generators



if love were oxygen
I'd carry a tank
wouldn't you

its necessary to breathe
isn't it

but how love makes one
breathless
and steals the oxygen
which makes the heart pump
and fills the blood
primes it red
and takes it everywhere
so the body can feed

if you were
oxygen
would I need to inhale
would it be easier to inhale
would I be put at ease

knowing you provided
what is needed most
that one property
essential

but then what would I do
if you should withdraw
yourself
remove the essential
that I think I need

this has happened
more than once
this will happen
its the human condition
to move on and
often leave

love isn't oxygen
the source isn't in another
person
nor is it
the very fuel
we'd believe
we need

oxygen is a process
of self-regulation
a natural exchange
if we settle into ourselves
and begin to believe

we are the generators
(aren't we?)

LEGAL COPYRIGHT FOR THIS POEM 7/27/2022 7:27AM PACIFIC STANDARD TIME
TIME AND DATE STAMPED, AND ALSO FOR THIS POET/AUTHOR MELISSA A. HOWELLS
AND ALSO FOR THIS LEGALLY COPYRIGHTED  AND REGISTERED SITE TITLE NAME:
MELOO STRAIGHT FROM HER TILT-A-WORLD...(GOD BLESS YOU GRANDFATHER T.)





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