All the Same

When labels fell off
candy jars

the licorice
each sugared treat

lost no flavor
piqued as sweet.

Now should you soon
forget my name

vaguely place
this face in time

our love's no less
retains its rhyme.

All the Same © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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37 words.  Romeo and Juliet brevity quote inspiration (rose by any other name smelling as sweet) challenge prompt - link:
Submitted: May 28, 2020