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"It's a love song because they're all love songs, and I mean every inch of it."
—Ben Kopel

What Is True

Ben Kopel

one must be one
to ever be two

and if you
were a day
I’d find a way

to live
through you

Copyright © 2013 by Ben Kopel. Used with permission of the author. This poem appeared in Poem-A-Day on June 14, 2013. Browse the Poem-A-Day archive.

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Someone went away / but once they were here / so I don't die / instead I see a movie / the one about a boy / falling into / the green screen / sky lit up / phosphorescent / spiders and chandeliers / like that one time / near an island / out on the lash / I fell out of you / you laughed / your eyes closed / spread