Treasure Island

Margaret Atwood

(18 November 1939 / Ottawa, Ontario)

Poems of Margaret Atwood

21. The Rest 1/13/2003
22. The Shadow Voice 1/2/2004
23. They Eat Out 10/21/2006
24. This is a Photograph of Me 1/3/2003
25. Variation On The Word Sleep 1/13/2003
26. Variations on the Word Love 1/3/2003
27. You Fit Into Me 1/3/2003

More and More

More and more frequently the edges
of me dissolve and I become
a wish to assimilate the world, including
you, if possible through the skin
like a cool plant's tricks with oxygen
and live by a harmless green burning.

I would not consume
you or ever

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