Lecherously Domesticated

metronome heart

allegro to affrettando

pump

 

hair rises like furtive

ballerinas on strident

piano keys

 

razor blade nails

shotgun stilettos

there’s something arousing in

a ascendant persona

preoccupied on my knees

with the contrivance her thighs

ordained my submission

too overwrought in cigarette

smoke and red lipstick to concern

myself

she took the oxygen from

my life and used my

lungs for earrings

 

i look better

when the lights are

l

o

  w

and the night is

    h

   i

 g

h

scary movies are easy to watch

in the daylight

This poem is about: 
Me

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