Up with Chemistry

We didn’t court
and spark
as much as
carbon date

It’s chemical
you cautioned:
in tie-dyed
camisole

Science as
an inhibitor?
I countered-
as gravity
begged
the question

————

angel’s share

I have written
give ‘em enough trope
aimed my ink
with a sniperscope
damn careful
not to interlope
nor forget
the angel’s share

having noted
I once lived in exile
made current
those memories erstwhile
with some bitter prose
to reconcile
and reimburse
the angel’s share

writing rewards
fictions of recompense
while talents
a tally of consequence
a perspired desire
left to condense
and provide
the angel’s share

Angels’ share is a term for the portion (share) of a wine or distilled spirit’s volume that is lost to evaporation during aging in oak barrels.
wikipedia

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