I Just Can't
i can't say these wordless things, express
stuff for you to poke and ponder and mock
i sit here as if drugged. there is nothing
in my mind right now. these words appear
on the screen as if by magic. they surprise
me. didn't i say i can't do this anymore?
i'm thirsty and there is nothing that will
quench the parched surface of my tongue.
and sometimes all i remember is one body
part. a hand. a thigh. a mouth. one eye.
the curve of a brow.
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