Bones and flesh
over skin and hair
That’s me
And again, again,
Around the navel
Itches me
I want to grow out of myself
To spill myself out
To plant words
To soak them in tears and sweat
To create a tropical microclimate
In which this interior will grow
To embody
Raise my skin and hair
Outgrow bones and flesh
And finally become more than
In me


If you're too tired to go out tonight, just think how you'll feel at seventy two!


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