Author's Note: Oneword(dot)com
edit: 5/6/06.

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one word: widespread
by: poetic abortion (1/26/05)

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Aphrodite-girl hushes you by pressing her lips to yours
her widespread disease just---

oh god

(you blanch when she calls you "Pomegranate-girl")

"I love you", she says
the cross to her lips, between her teeth there are
one.two.three rose painted seeds
(you take them with your lips: one.two.three.twelve)
"Forevermore. Forevermore." your heart in her hands
you pray she doesn't smash it