(for love)

We may never finish
this game of petals
from the daisies we discovered
together, so that even
in crazy weather,
our lives, tangled in troubles, forgot,
I hold to the possible forever bloom
of “she loves me” and never,
“she loves me not”

Inspired by an exploration of the word in The Cabinet of Calm (Soothing Words for a Troubled World) by Paul Anthony Jones