ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

A Picnic in a Planetarium

A poem about love

He asked me where we should go for a date,
Velvet romance woven into his voice.
It took me a moment to slow down my heart,
Before I said, “I don’t mind. It’s your choice.”

“No, my love, this one’s on you.”
“Whatever you fancy, I’m in.”
“There’s nothing too big or too bold or too brash,”…

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Emily Wilcox

I imagine in a parallel universe I might be a caricaturist or a botanist or somewhere asleep on the moon — but here, I am a writer.