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...Now, Shut up and Kiss Me




I was quietly distracting myself 



from minding the glare

of a distant elephant,

who stands silently

at the opposite end

of the apartment.


But your name

startled me-

I turned my head

and our eyes met.



You reminded me of an idea

I thought that I had lost 

in the absence of your presence;


I am an atom in your universe,

and you are my electron. 



Unfortunately, 

Neither God nor Science

will prove me wrong.



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