in a blaze of words

and a flurry of synthetic bass
we made love upon the pyre of us
smelling of ash and clammy with sperm, later
I walked away uncomfortable and stiff in the legs
it’s always the same with you and me

Categorized as musing

By Eleanor Jackson

Eleanor Jackson is a Filipino Australian poet, performer, arts producer, cyclist, writer, gal about town, feminist, freewheeler, and friend.

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