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as long as you're my fuse”
the lyrical tune in your ear turned up too loud
you always had a way of turning me down
It's time my beat drowns you out”
please don't stop looking at me like that
you bring me right back to life”
still i'm hoping there is something to love”
and i’ve written too many poems to call this anything other than symbolic.”
the hum of the engine as we climb through the roof
towards a sky with no sun.”
I’ve watched the moon move across the sky
I’m so tired
Maybe I’m a poem”
to the way I’ll never kiss you again.
Whistle of a train breaking from the floorboards,
music of wet cement, sweet Black and Mild through
a vent, and this is not the end, but it is almost the end.
The something still to be done. The pruning of shrubs.
Do anything. Please.”
Or some laundry
that needs folding, like that other night
when I faced you, pulled your shirt
over your arms and heard you say,
everyone deserves this.
And I didn’t know if you meant a shirt
or arms or just someone
to pull it off of you.
Someone to touch
your free skin, to see the face
when a shirt leaves it, in good awe.”
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