Issue 005

It's hard to put into words / Page 9

Boy with the head of a shark,

Author: Sophie Collins

I want to kiss you but your teeth look sharp.  
Your hands, though, are soft, your nails clean,
and I, for one, enjoy your atypical anatomy.
I picture us lying in each other’s arms -  
me, sleeping soundly, and you -
your great head out-sizing the bed,
eyes flashing in the dark,  
remembering the deep.



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