THE BEE’S KNEES
BETWEEN HUNGER AND LONGING
differing opinions don’t agree,
and never could
only we lonely humans blanket our sleepy statements
of self in terms like
agree to disagree.
lovers Hunger and Longing differed,
and being words, could not be diffused
by either terms negotiation or endearment.
Hunger consumed the other,
un-satiated, even as he drank of her.
inside the belly,
his beautiful Longing kept burning.
longer, beyond even after
her Hunger died.
their’s was an issue never to be
put to rest.