Jody Azzouni

Poetry

Portrait

Originally appeared in Freefall, Summer 2008
Added 11/28/2017
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Portrait

Poem | Jody's Notes

 

Tame as candles,

we make love

too delicate to last.

 

Elsewhere: a cigarette

wears its digestive tract

on its face.

 

Your pupils, inky with intent

are a joy to watch.

Even for those hungry for light.