Treasure Island

A.j. Binash

(04-20-1988 / Dodgeville WI)

'She Tells Me: Words Are Useless'


I am not asking
To borrow dimples
Wondering…
Could I borrow teeth?

I need a glint
To go with my lips. To dry my words
When breathing.

Exhale
After question.

Just air remains
Between the inches
Of our lips.

I have been walking on words
Since we met.

Stepping on letters
Breaking like glass.

If tomorrow persists

I’ll stand mute.

Let the words
Breathe for themselves.

Submitted: Sunday, October 20, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, October 22, 2013

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