Monday, July 11, 2011

Don't you dare do that
I've only just met you
and not nearly knowing well enough
for you to dance through the room
sure-footed and sunning
a shadow inverse
impeccable little monster
you press a tattooed hand
up to my side.
Don't you dare,
my ribs ache, will open like jaws
and swallow you whole.

7/8/11, Amherst, MA

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