How Does One Teach A Heart Not To Love? - Poem by RIC BASTASA

i tried to understand
what you are talking about rainier
in that rain in that drinking
drop upon a wrist, rain over my head,
the coolness that comes, time after time,
this moment
where i realized that i am not a good teacher
of my own heart,
as i too dance under the rain
this cold night
alone and not so much a learned man
in all the aspects of my being.

how does one teach heart not to love?

Topic(s) of this poem: life

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 22, 2018

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