Love in a Day

Love in a Day

your kiss through a mask
tells me your kindness and desire.

our trembling heartbeats
carve affection on our fingertips.

waves of warmth
circulate through our loneliness.

the scent of spring
celebrates our echoing breath
and teaches us that
love is never locked.

Yuu Ikeda


Yuu Ikeda is a Japan based poet.
She loves writing, drawing,
and reading mystery novels.
She writes poetry on her website.
Her published poems can be found
in <Nymphs>,
<Selcouth Station Press>,
<Sublunary Review>,
<Remington Review>,
<Sad Girl Review>,
and more.

lavender lime literary
a special edition publication

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