Saturday, April 07, 2012

"Summer: Three Poems"

Summer: Three Poems 

The man starts stripping upon arrival in the room
     and I feel something has gone wrong

               Hayashi Amari


Though he rises to his full height, I am taller by an inch.
     He does not come back for a second kiss.


On the train I look away after catching his eye.
     He gets off without giving me another look.


He is putting away his laundry when I arrive.
     Let’s get on with it, closing his drawers.

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