LOVE’S LET

Unconditional
love is the end of stories
from the Absolute,

which, by the way, be-
comes nothing in time for the
beloved, who stands in

the February
sun at the bus stop, absolved
not absorbed by it.

As he boards the bus,
his beauty lingers in the
ecstasy of time.

Author: Tom D'Evelyn

Tom D'Evelyn is a private editor and writing tutor in Cranston RI and, thanks to the web, across the US and in the UK. 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.

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