Thumbs Sticking Out
from Heart-Shaped Hands.
Strangers’ eyes were tuned to the differences between us.
When all I saw was love-worn clothes,
blonde hair, and dreams of better towns.
I wish I could roll with you in the grass
let you nibble on my ear
and look lovingly down into my eyes
as I’m pinned and exhilarated waiting for a kiss
and not be…