On Seeing Her Sister.
and gaze down
by the stream,
her back bent,
her arm pecking
at the canvas
like a hungry bird.
You remember one like her,
the long hair
down the back,
a piercing blue,
the mouth sensual,
full of words.
She has that sensuality
you fear, mistrust and lack.
You let your eyes
like a sculptor,
feeling the rough
and smooth, sensing
the secret places
where darkness looms,
easing out sharpness
and unwanted pieces.
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