violence is a garment on the body*
black latex movements, a screeching of fabrics drawstring sweatpants sweating and rising from
spine rocks back and forth, freshly squeezed currency combined in origami embracing infection of
crane covered skin hair blister’d erection asks for volume to rise as it does, wife watches from wedding dress photograph when
F train to A train to 6 train transfer to pavement black spring heat wash when rush hour traffic includes
pacing of nipples which rest at night but awake without warning when dirty fingernails steal their
shape of intention shape of a (k)now shape of a bathroom shape of a mattress shape of numbers never
hand on thigh behind neck against breast into woman of
no: used against yes against well-formed limbs against screamed out male against pavement against subway tracks against bedsprings against window pulled down to keep the neighbors out against telephone against one self
an instrument forcing something out forcing her out forcing her in forcing her away
removal of fingernails teeth cutting away length — removal of wrists carved ledges crack them open — removal of dress — removal of panties never matching bra because no one was supposed to see them that day — removal of locks pulled out by tight knuckles — removal of clit — beauty mark on left side of hip — addition of three bruises — addition of five blisters — addition of contagion
brutal is an article on the corpse of her breaths
*quote by Bhanu Kapil
an elephant rhyme
there is an overcast of wrinkled sweat
it is gray, with pickled pigment of peanut breath
smell that wild beauty bathing its African bush!
dirt bakes itself from blow job aiding protection
elongated snorkel or instrument to swing upon.
grow: you — digger — of — water — roots — salt — ed — swollen — species — of trees
Copyright 2009, Aimee Herman
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