I said yes

but my heart said no; my mouth
refused but my hands began
to unbutton, unzip, undo

And I said maybe

but my dreams, emphatic in
their repetition, said we
know more than you

And I said no

but the garden withered, my cup
of soil overfilled with rain; and I,
I dipped my bread in salt

1 Comment

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.