mid-day heat

in the Buddha's open hand

a gecko sleeping

Contact

The Morning After

With fiery fringe

dawn

breaches the sky

melts all over, lustrous

luscious

like ice cream

apricot and orange.

 

We lap it up,
you from the left

I from the right,
until mouth to mouth

lip to lip . . .
a sunburst

cherry red

with sprinkles.

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