The Body Electric


It is so difficult
to write the body
with any intimacy.

at best.

Fluttering eyelids,
napes of necks,
kisses of skin,
the jolt of tongue
upon a thigh.

In the flesh, these
tell the true story.

Easier and better
just to live in it

electric with joy.

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