Brand

In one writhe
you carve your brand
onto my back with your
fingernails.

Sanguinary braille,
deciphered in my
breathless voice:
your name.


4 comments:

  1. Short link - http://bit.ly/s4brand

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  2. I forgot to breathe when I read this one. Very...nice. :)

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  3. I'm not sure how to type this: ooooooo. xxxj

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  4. What power in these concise, muscled lines.

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