i found love (&)

i found love &
she looked the other way

nobody told me
nothing equipped me
what could i say?

words of love
futile poems
a holybook
made eternal and banal

uttered to extinction:

timeless words of prophets
make no demand
no command

believed by lovers or dreamers


love
  was
   invented in the hearts of youth

and
  remains
    patented in their posession


it's not the knows-better-than-you elder
it's not the to-tell-you-the-truth elder
not the moral of the story


it's the wise grandma that one-day-says
i felt that, too


if you want to win her
don't tell her words
take her someplace she's never been


but nothing could convince her
no distraction could get her attention
when her eyes gaze on the horizon


so catch up.
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