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What Is True

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.

About this Poem


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



Ben Kopel

Ben Kopel is the author of Victory (H_NGM_N Books, 2012) and lives in New Orleans.

Date Published: 2013-06-14

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