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drink from me

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i have seen your face and felt the words that
come out of you drip onto my body.

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the untouched undersides of my eyelids
are nurtured by your

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thank you’s that
aren’t attached to anything,
thanks you’s
for my being.
i have seen your face,
i have felt your words,
and now i want to feel the drip of your body on mineour drips align:

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bellybutton babes,
earlobe lovers.

let’s spend the whole night
filling each others cracked knuckles with haikus
and cheekbones with charcoal.

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cut out the parts of me that are unholy and make a collage,
give it back to me in your cupped palm praying that someday,
i’ll stop being a mess of mismatched mosaics but instead-a tapepaperscissor cutout symphony,

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drink from me,
in that dream way.

kelly indah schuster

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