CRIS DE COEUR
Emergency is the normal state of the body in love. Allegedly
Blinding white sheets, a noisome coldness, assaults my sense of smell,
Lilith reluctantly leaves purgatory to tell me to lie still. Remonstrances and
Do formal rules of etiquette apply when eating internal organs?
Hurtful words arrest hearts, constrict breathing, cause headaches:
This dirgeful orison of death signals a genesis, I abscond
Dossing down with a plebeian,
And, for the nonce, will no longer equate good sex with good love
Relationships never die in stages, but bodily organs do.
Let heart and lung and brain say amen