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Sunday, September 7, 2008

The Blister of Opposition

Raped in a bed of rotting mangoes
blows slipped on fermenting flesh
and afterwards
the blister of opposition
on the knuckle of my right thumb
reminded me
no matter how many times
I shot the target on your chest
you didn't give up
Didn't say "good job;
You got me."

1 comment:

Gina said...

Oooooh, Karin. I like this one. Oh, I really do....