10 second love story / “Favorites”

thumbtack in map



If I were a town square public library

I would make you the final page

of my favorite book

that I don’t want to read because

I never want the story to end.


If I were a 20th century record store

I would make you the grooves in the vinyl

of my favorite greatest hits album

that I have worn out from

dropping the needle day after day.


If I were an unfolded map of the world

I would make you a thumbtack

and after a careful search

I would stick you into

my favorite place on earth.


copyright 2015

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Published by Steven Harz

Steven Harz was the 2013 winner of the international People's Poetry Contest and is a three-time winner of The Iron Writer Challenge. In his writing, Steven captures the exhilaration, pain, and frustration of love, all the while making you strive to find the perfect balance. His work will pierce your heart with memories of love gone bad or an undying commitment to not let that happen to you - pain, truth, and appreciation pour out of his words. Steven's works have appeared in Inwood Indiana Press' Tracks, Voices 2, Donut Factory, Words+Pictures, Ink Monkey Magazine, The Germ, The Voices Project, Pocket Thoughts, and Indigo Rising UK.

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