Alexa, what is there to know about love?
What is there to know about love?
A glove is a garment that covers the hand
for protection from the cold or dirt and –
Alexa, how does a human heart work?
How does a human heart work?
Blood is first received in the right atrium via
two veins, the vena cava superior and inferior –
Alexa, where do we go to when we die?
Where do we go to when we die?
Activating Google Maps. Completed activation.
Would you like to start from your current location?
Alexa, what does it mean to be alone?
What does it mean to be alone?
It is the silence left by words unsaid,
the cold expanse of half a bed.
It is the endless stretching of the hours,
the needless tending of plastic flowers.
It is an echo unanswered in a cave,
the fateful ping of the microwave.
It is the fraying of a worn shirt cuff,
and the howl – Stop, Alexa. That’s enough.
8 thoughts on “Alexa, What Is There to Know about Love?”
Oh my word Brian 😢
This one stopped me in my tracks, and brought a lump to my throat. Beautiful, tragic, poignant – another masterpiece.
Thank you. What a kind thing to say.
I can’t find your Avoid mixing metaphors poem. Can you paste the link here? (I put the full title in the search bar and it didn’t show up)
Hi there, I’ve not put it up on my blog site as yet – but it’s over on my Facebook page.