Love Doesn’t Live in a Hotel Room
It lives in the kitchen
In the cracks in the floor
In the time it takes a dishwasher to be emptied
In a gas tank filled
In a bed made
In a garden tended by one who hates the weeds.
Heidi Slettedahl is an academic and a US-UK dual national who goes by a slightly different name professionally. She is hoping to live up to her potential now that she is over 50. She has been published in a variety of online literary journals.