Tag Archives: Beverly V. Head

Stranger

You have become a stranger. Your eyes are more narrow like shallow trenches, your face frozen like the floor of moonless deserts. But familiar still, your arm along a shoulder, your hand above a breast, as turning from me, you … Continue reading

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Consumed

When you walked across the beach away from me, your back was brown like bread just removed from an oven. Still wincing from your words, I thought of your back beneath my kneading fingers, and remembered other morsels consumed too … Continue reading

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Signed Sincerely

You sign your letters Sincerely, Even the letters that ramble across yellow legal paper with words leaping like locusts, Even the letters with reprimands and accusations embossed like letterheads. You write declarations of love surrounded by doodles that wind through … Continue reading

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