POETS

Ted Richer

1.

“Write a love poem,” she said.

“Only if you write one, too,” I said

She writes a love poem.

I read her love poem.

I write my love poem.

She reads my love poem.

2.

“Write a last love poem,” she said.

“Only if you write a last one, too,” I said.

She writes a last love poem.

I read her last love poem.

I write my last love poem.

She reads my last love poem.

3.

“There is no love in your love poems,” she said.

“There is only love in your love poems,” I said.

Ted Richer

Ted Richer is the literary editor of Free Inquiry.


1. “Write a love poem,” she said. … “Only if you write one, too,” I said … She writes a love poem. … I read her love poem. … I write my love poem. … She reads my love poem. 2. “Write a last love poem,” she said. … “Only if you write a last …

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