Rookie Mistake

Lovers Beneath a Streetlight

most of us love from our need to love
not because we find someone deserving

Nikki Giovanni
From The Women Gather (1983)
The Collected Poetry of Nikki Giovanni: 1968-1998

Photo by BrassaïLovers Beneath a Streetlight (1932)

Related: The Joy of Loneliness

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