Bedroom Eyes

he awakes
and looks into the eye that opens
at that precise same instant

recognizing
      at last
the glint of longing
and love there
      as his own

      reflected
in her titanium torso

Shelly Bryant splits her time between Singapore and Shanghai, working as a teacher, freelance writer, researcher, and student of Chinese language and culture. Her first volume of poetry, Cyborg Chimera, was released by Sam’s Dot Publishing in October 2009, and her second volume, Under the Ash, followed in December 2010. Shelly loves to read, write, cycle, and travel, and enjoys the opportunities for all of these that her present migratory lifestyle affords.

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2 Responses to Bedroom Eyes

  1. blackwatertown says:

    Ah very good.
    Nicely done.

  2. Shelly says:

    Thanks! This one was kind of fun to write.

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