Plain American Language

I cut a sliver/of WC William's finger
and placed it inside/my philosophy...

Monday, August 13, 2007

What We Talk About When we Talk About Love

Small fingers that cup the air
and my chin—

Loneliness that drags
like a melancholy skirt.

We rub our noses,
snort & laugh about holding
hands, or the
inevitability of touch.

thick as blueberries;
much thicker.

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