Memorize the two freckles on my cheek
Diagonally across from your lips
Parted in new discovery.
My hands unfurl over your mountainous back
Like fog into obstructed caves.
Watch time ooze down into our pores.
Of all the words in the English
Language, I can’t find a way to tell you
That when you touch me, my essence breaks
Free of this fleeting shell, and I am