Our Passions Run Together

Our passions run together
Like two horses held in tandem
By a fever-fashioned harness.

The marvellous intrudes upon
Desire, merging with our senses
To achieve a rare perfection.

         Poised on a pinnacle,
         Lifted out of time,
         We relish our arrival.

The dream evaporates as mere
Events rush in; reluctantly
We yield to their insistent pace.

©2016 Michael Fraley

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