Love in a minor key

love in a minor key

no accidentals

once a consonant

now a diminished seveneth

we lost our harmony

 dropped an octave

he couldn’t find

the perfect fifth

in me

a.duncan, 2016

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"She would fill endless notebooks with stories about the characters in her life, their impressions, words, friends, lovers, inspirations, fantasies. She spent her days dreaming up worlds where they fit together in visions; the if only, the never again, the someday. Those who knew her best would describe her as a creature with a clear and sometimes painful sense of herself; furious with ideas and convictions, to a point that she frightened love away with discernment and a relentless strength of character."

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