love I


the girl with the phrase tattooed in Latin
on her shoulder-blade
will she know her true love
when he or she can decipher what is there
read the words to her softly
whisper into her waiting ear
first Latin
then Portuguese
will she love that person forever on
her lock tumbled
heart opened

Julie Ayers
July 2011


About Julie Ayers

Seasoned apocaloptimist, keen admirer of well-placed words, fierce mama bear of extra special children, black belt hugger, and advocate for a fashion rebellion which elevates the most human of hearts to socially acceptable outerwear.

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