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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & General Editor
Volume 7, Number 2, June 2013

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Seanan Forbes
London, England


Arranged

early frost his parents pack his clothing and his dreams

She flows to him, soft and gentle, arms rising light as breezes, hips swaying upward from the chair, hips flowing from her waist, hips wide with a future he will fill with promise. She fills his arms, as sweet as she is fragile, as tender as breath, as inexplicable as devotion. He rests his chin on the thickness of her hair, a dark meadow sweet with flowers he cannot begin to name, inhales her. He presses her to his chest, holds her against the hard bone that centers him, wishes she could complete his heart and he could make it hers.

stardust and secrets the distance that dreams between us

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