How to Love Like Lenny MAG

June 9, 2017
By NateJones GOLD, Princeton, New Jersey
NateJones GOLD, Princeton, New Jersey
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Your skirt
is ripped leather
of a forgotten
diner booth
occupied
by a cold heart
and warm
hands
inhaling
the open
bar
so tomorrow
you’ll stumble
through the halls
with coconut Malibu
growing
palm trees
in your
gums
that push around
breath
covered
in artificial
mint
gums
that forget
my name
skirt
that forgets
my touch.



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on Jun. 13 2017 at 4:39 pm
HereSheIs BRONZE, Wellesley, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light." -Plato

I can feel the sadness and longing in this poem so strongly, yet it's subtle and artistic, too. I like how you brought it back to the skirt at the end.




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