I wish for delights
To fill the life
Of friends of mine
Couples coupled
Babies borne
Tales traveled
Routes raced
Seas snorkled
Meals mmmmed
Laughs lighted
Dances dared
Songs roared
Smooches snuck
Hearts amok
I wish these delights
To fill their life
For when upon which
Be equally delighted shall I!

Autumn foliage. Photo © Ben Young Landis.
Photo © Ben Young Landis

Poetry: Ben Young Landis, first penned in 2013
Photography: Ben Young Landis

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