September 29, 2021

When Words Fail

Because my body
is a wall
that needs mending,
I nod
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He will lay rock upon
stone slick layer
of white
in the space
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By the moonlight
his body
cocks high
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I watch. He fumbles.
He does not know the word for
             1.    the thaw has cut the stone
             2.    moss in the damp
             3.    tremor in the creek
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