L C Vieira

(Lisbon, Portugal)

Armpit Mosquito


I try to sleep
holding you
the way you
like
to hold me
but hear
another
armpit mosquito;
my eyelid flutters
far away

Submitted: Sunday, September 01, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 02, 2013

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There were more mosquitoes than ever in an unusually tropical Canadian northern forest where we were fishing.

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