This has nothing to do with the Midwest. Or with style, for that matter—except that it takes a certain amount of it to write and love like this. But there’s no better time to be irrational than on the day devoted to love, and this is my favorite poem about the subject of all time. So we’re going for it.
The Quiet World by Jeffrey McDaniel
Oh, and @calebdann won the bow tie giveaway from Annaruna last week. Don’t worry if you missed out this time; there’s always next. Happy Valentines Day.