Bone from Bone from Bone
because the books stack beneath the box
because the box is actually a window
and it is open to the storm’s searching eye
because there is room for birds to enter
like robbers of bells and seeds
because dessert got left on the table
because someone ate it while the news
because two people were hanged
and eleven more jailed
and if you kept watching
five more were stoned
for raping their neighbor
because i am not a stone
or a rapist or a neighbor
because tomorrow is eight hours
because the night will fall
whether you love me or not
because this is me taking
off my dress like they do
in black and white movies
because you are black and white
and i am color
because i am color
because you leave dessert
because you leave the TV
because you leave the hanged
to their hangings
because you don’t covet
because your hands on me
because your mouth on me
because your body on me
because my thighs open
because i am the la douleur exquise
and you think to not have me is like
but really it is just the opposite
because the pull-pound of a headache
because too much cold
because too much sweet
It’s August, MotherFuckers!
Image is of more accidental shots of… whatever happened to be near the phone.
Words written at Case Study Coffee!
Ears On the odd muffle when I have my headphones in but forgot to turn any music on.
Time Taken six-ish minutes.
Brain On my reading at SheBop tonight. And missing people.