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Climbing You

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I want to understand the steep thing
that climbs ladders in your throat.
I can't make sense of you.
Everywhere I look you're there--
a vast landmark, a volcano
poking its head through the clouds,
Gulliver sprawled across Lilliput.

I climb into your eyes, looking.
The pupils are black painted stage flats.

They can be pulled down like window shades.
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Dr Antony Theodore 14 November 2020

you've invited me into your chest. Inside: the blur that poses as your heart. I'm supposed to go in with a torch or maybe hot water bottles a very fine poem. tony

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Britte Ninad 31 May 2018

Oh there's nothing like love between us. You're the mountain, I am climbing you. If I fall, you won't be all to blame, but you'll wait years maybe for the next doomed expedition.

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M Asim Nehal 14 January 2017

To explore someone with this kind of expedition is something unique, I liked it.

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James Niles 13 September 2007

Zipperless this not be

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