2019 Poetry Marathon, Hour Two: Mahou

My Hour 2 poem. Mahou (魔法) is the Japanese word for magic

No tricks
No illusions
No miracles
No deception
No sleight of hand
No Houdini or Henning
No mystical mumbo-jumbo
No elaborate attempts at misdirection
No sparkly filters or rose-coloured spectacles

None of that

When eyes meet, the connection is made—
feelings sensed, warmth felt
sometimes intoxication

A moment, real or imagined
(what a day for a daydream…)

That’s where the magic is

(22 June 2019)


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