Ruth C. Chad 

Love Poem


I wish I could have you
this way, just for a moment—

quiet evening
our hands entwined
skin touching skin

under the twilight sky

full of swallows
their slim pointed wings
strobing the violet light
over us
into a fugue.




Ruth Chad is a psychologist who lives and works in the Boston area. Her poems have appeared in the Aurorean, Bagels with the Bards, Connection, Psychoanalytic Couple and Family Institute of New England, Constellations, Ibbetson Street, Montreal Poems and several others. Her chapbook, “The Sound of Angels” is pending publication by Cervena Barva Press in 2017.