Indiana Summer

(observations on desire)

| October 13, 2011

In the dark room
Where the window is open
To summer

I watch the fireflies
Burn holes
Into the black
Flesh of night

Thick as cigarette smoke
Lies yellow, heavy
In the bed with us

Did you know then,
How I went naked and alone
Through your unfamiliar house,
To the bathroom

And kneeling
Placed my face
My cheek tight
to tile

So cool
So black
And so white?

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Indiana summers, passionate night skies, heat lightning, fire flies, trill of whip-poor-wills wafting. :) Thank you.

Posted by josephine johnson on 10/17/2011 at 10:01 AM
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