Doren Robbins Poems
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You Have Brought So Much To This Marriage, And So Have I (Love Poem)
Never just some walk to the pools or to where
the petals burst. You know how I wrote
to you once: protect the body within the body
of little blood-contained blossoms
I feared was torn-up
in your life away from me?
I could've written that to myself only,
and probably settled for the worst.
For me the way was always intricate,
hard, never transparent. About that,
soon after we met, you said, 'I know...'
And I'm repeating this, my usual
redundancy, or is it your
absent-mindedness I respond to?
since for three days I've been ...
Watery shadows and grass ladders
at the bottom of that brook,
where the crayfish
waited. And the girls
wanted him, they were
screaming for the animal
of white shields under
the water; they wanted
that craw daddy, they