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he found grace
in a girl whose face
caught rays of sunlight
from all directions,

who kissed with
one eye open and
who measured
her inflections;

but when trust
succumbed to lust,
and thus, he roamed
her recollections,

she closed both eyes
and felt him
penetrating
her protections.

 
This poem originally appeared in the 2009 collection Sixty-Six.