Archive for January, 2016


in the town house I live in now

there is a pool

sometimes I wear my hair out

when I swim

so  I can watch it swirling

and floating around my head

like serpents

i can see the shadows in the light

on the bottom of the pool

i wear cheap service station sunglasses

and do laps in them

sometimes I hold my breath

for a really long time

doing water handstands

feeling the buildup of air in my lungs

like an explosion

so I can feel the sweet relief

of expiration



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