Poems of Denise Duhamel
|5.||Delta Flight 659||12/23/2011|
|12.||On Being Born The Same Exact Day Of The Same Exact Year As Boy George||1/13/2003|
|13.||Sex with a Famous Poet||12/23/2011|
|14.||Snow White's Acne||1/13/2003|
I just didn't get it—
even with the teacher holding an orange (the earth) in one hand
and a lemon (the moon) in the other,
her favorite student (the sun) standing behind her with a flashlight.
I just couldn't grasp it—
this whole citrus universe, these bumpy planets revolving so slowly
no one could even see themselves moving.
I used to think if I could only concentrate hard enough
I could be the one person to feel what no one else could,