Monday, March 11, 2019

startled, drunk, and skinless

taipei is thick and gray at dawn as i
curl into a kind of strange
distance pretending
to be sleep

the intake of you all night
has had its effect

it doesn’t matter that thirty-one years
inform me
or that i know the neurochemistry
involved

i am still startled, drunk, and skinless
at the absence of your touch

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