Wednesday, July 13, 2011

let's (lover’s request)

let's (lover’s request)

"What is left out of the picture is Jim, lying opposite him at the other end of the couch, also, reading;
the two of them absorbed in their books yet so completely aware of each other’s presence."
A Single Man, Christopher Isherwood

hello, this is a lover’s request—

let’s lie together naked on the couch
legs intertwined & read our books together

let’s read Lady Chatterly’s Lover
& i'll wait for your foot to find the center of me

let’s read Franny & Zooey silently together
our prayer against the disappointment of parting

let’s read anything by Kurt Vonnegut
and feel our shakes of laughter legs against legs

& when we can no longer be silent & still
let’s curl against each other spooning

& watch a movie we have seen before apart
but not yet together

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