Showering with a lover: A poem

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Do suds


make for slips around childhood corners?


clean behind ears

in layers of kitchen grime

on the gnome’s forest floor?


Sunset strawberries

can speak in twists,

and herbivory splits the fog

into edible strips.


We can


usher the slack-jawed

into the mouths of

mushed devils

of no importance.


Feel the values of steel,


because melting a clock

can stop time and tide alike.


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