Call this night visible. A hat:
a side of afternoon's rouged cheek.
This dizziness may only be felt in two instances:
Now, as when you are sick, or now
as when you are in love. Sleepiness,
that gaudy purple
or simply that which matches night.
Regarding the seas we wade through
it is not surprising that the floor is coated in starfish,
approach her hands like the light balanced
delicately on her tongue