Burmese Girl on Richmond

long slender legs
close in on faux heaven

what boys wouldn’t give
to get there

what girls wouldn’t give
to be there

in their ear
a whispered promise

the misunderstood lie
of desire

© 2013-2017 Brian Brown-Cashdollar

I started this several years ago, but was uncomfortable with how it resolved, but I think I figured out what I was getting at. As one of my kids used to say “patience is a virtual.”

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