In Other Words, Don't Fight It
I want to find the—
what is the opposite of intersection?
the undoing of intersection
—place where feelings depart
for years, like a hot trickle of possible
was the drop. We
to prolong the heart
so that through proximity we might always be warm
never touch, never risk putting fire out.
A lesson on first love:
being in love
doesn’t make you happy.
Being in love
makes the whole world
with import or beauty or—
god I wonder if there are people
you always miss.
For lack of this,
sometimes attraction is easy
and doubtless, stupid,
unambiguous, I don’t give two fucks
about being your friend. This one was meant
for kissing. Kissing you is so familiar
it is run of the mill before the first