Love without Limits (dreaming about America on Loyalty Day)


Marigold Skye’s eyelashes 
tremble like

a bullet- flooded soldier as

she flips 

through tea -stained 

photos of 

her grandmother back in 1963…her grandmother who

wears freedom FOR ALL in a 

floral full -flowing 

flag ….of

…..protest….

a photo 

…falls….

….

carelessly onto

Marigold’s lap

and a young soldier 

stares up

at her…his eyes 

as wide as a puckered kiss… and it’s as though he is waiting…

…waiting….waiting…

…waiting for…

… dying… for 

…..for someone …his lips 

as red as

flags

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