Algebraic youth

The ratio of hearts broken
to girls loved

lacked only the coefficient
of understanding

statistics quantify the what
fail to enumerate
the costs, causes and effects

showing the work only proves
what I have long known;
I suck at math.

Love is… (#17)

Love is
an oscillating
lawn sprinkler

you may have to
periodically adjust
your positioning

maybe adjust the
pressure just a bit

yet sooner or later
most everything
gets sprinkled