This is where you open the letters
you have written to me but couldn’t
send, and I find the words I never had.
This is where the waiter arrives with
our coffee and the check, and our
teaspoons fold light into the darkness
and sugar into the bitter taste.
– Bison Jack
and This is where I find the words
you have written
but couldn’t send
where darkness and light
and the bitter taste
into the coffee
into the sugar
the waiter arrives with our check
and This is the you I never had
** and in a parallel universe, this happened…
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