Katherine Gallagher

(7 September 1935 - / Maldon / Australia)

Love Cinquains - Poem by Katherine Gallagher

my time to dance
in rhythm with your feet,
I notice that our toes at least
are close.

In love
for the first time,
it felt as if the sky
had gathered in all its spaces —
so still.

for a lover,
who can bear the challenge?
Best to throw everything in to-

conve rsation,
“How was your day today?”
knowing that whatever you say
will bounce.

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 5, 2012

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