Brian Curling   2012 All Rights Reserved

Nonplatonic Couple

He thinks of someone else
while she tries to remember
how many times this month,
at least with him. Yet one

inscrutable sinuousness
animates both of them
now, and neither one knows
just who moves whom, or how.



Michael Jones
Copyright 2012  

Michael Jones teaches at Oakland High School in Oakland, CA. His poetry has appeared in Atlanta Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, and elsewhere.

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