Love the Seeker

Love shall find you, I
quote to myself, vision blurred
from looking. Faces

fill streets, shops, car wind-
ows, instant recognition
lighting the eyes then

blinking. What was that?
Something between mortals lit
by all-seeking love.

Author: Tom D'Evelyn

Tom D'Evelyn is a private editor and writing tutor in Portland OR and, thanks to the web, across the US and in the UK. His blogs include poemswithoutborders.com He can be reached at tom.develyn@comcast.net. D'Evelyn has a PhD in Comparative Literature from UC Berkeley. Before retiring he held positions at The Christian Science Monitor, Harvard University Press, Boston University and Brown University. He ran a literary agency for ten years, publishing books by Leonard Nathan and Arthur Quinn, among others. Before moving to Portland OR he was managing editor at Single Island Press, Portsmouth NH. He blogs at http://tdevelyn.com and other sites.

One thought on “Love the Seeker”

  1. That’s terrific Tom. Not simply the sentiment, which speaks directly to us all, but your careful putting-together of the lines and phrases – the essence of the poetry of course, done so superbly here. Bravo. (And brave).

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