Even Now

Wow! Powerful stuff. Leah’s writing is wonderful as always. Please check out her blog.

Nothing Gold Can Stay

Still I can taste you, even now—
You, who led me to lower worlds
You, who are the origin of my tears
Who made me uniquely vulnerable.”

You love
Who are the Jupiter of
My universe

You, who baptize these lies
From my flesh with your fingers
And cleanse me with your gaze

You are the thrum of my blood
And my breath
The axis mundi of my passion

It is you…
Only you
Who will bring me to my knees.

-LM Jones
(Quote: Segovia Amil
Painting: Arnulf Rainer)

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