photo by Timothy Allen  copyright 2000
the places she touches

quick with tongue
and lip gloss
a survivalist
an expert in weaponry

it is hard to imagine
any place she couldn’t be

she admires james dean
and marilyn monroe
because they are remembered

i kiss her eyelids and she is off
into the big white sun
i am blinded

Copyright 2000  Dan Sicoli
"the places she touches" first appeared
in Sheila-Na-Gig


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