Heart Revolution
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Heart Revolution

Bump and Blast

Poem

Snejina Nikolova on Unsplash

In the movie, having fallen
for Oliver, Elio digs his fist love finger
deep and deeper into
a peach until he’s far
enough in to suck the stone
out with his mouth. What we’re unable to not
notice, and nearly
feel, is how he holds
the peach
in his hand, protecting it from splitting it
apart, looking after it, within his grasp, which shifts
his arm’s position as
a dancer’s body might respond
in a much-beloved pas de deux…

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