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it pools deep
in holes in hands
in holy crooked neck and shoulder bones
of sleeping giants;
let us breathe,
me and me and
me,
in my empty aching desert
land of potential
of milk and honey and heavy clouds
that press
low
down
and never rain
it pools deep but I need
a thunderstorm
I need something to regret
buds rising from swollen soil
and burst
I need the fevers of some state of mind
I've yet to discover, lying
in secret volcanoes
mumbling howling to itself
tearing at its fingernails and
tense.

this is the time to leap
and not to love.

this is the time to think
body thoughts.

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.






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Mckay This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 23, 2014 at 6:42 pm
Ah, my dear, it's wonderful to see new stuff from you. It's been a while since your last new poems. Nonetheless, I have waited for long for new writings. And here at last!   Now, to decipher this beauty (by the way, congrats on the Editors' Choice; by now, they're no surprise for you, I assume). Something tells me that this poem is about body exploration; more correctly, I'm assuming, in the s*xual manner. Correct me if I'm wrong. I believe, it's talking abou... (more »)
 
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