Bob Dornberg  © 2007 All Rights Reserved

Cannulae

Agitated again, adolescent.
The ocean turned in a gorgeous knot.
Lymph recited into harbors of love:

Urchin beds, an octopus’shell hole.
Ships interrogating the bay, pounding
of receptive vessels. The passengers

of youth. Or was it simpler than that:
a teen-age promise of sex taken back
beneath the black dripping lips of the cove?

Andrew Demcak
Copyright © 2007

 

Andrew Demcak is an award-winning poet who has been widely published and anthologized both in print and on-line. His latest book of poetry, Catching Tigers in Red Weather (Three Candles Press, 2007), won the Three Candles Press Open Book Award. He can be found attending “GuyWriters” poetry readings in San Francisco. www.andrewdemcak.com.


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