Short Questions and Neruda’s Tongue

Do you know that instant noodles only Takes 3 minutes to cook inside the microwave oven? And a quickie 5 minutes inside A mucosal pocket? And do you know it takes One second for love to bloom at first sight? Do you know a match stick Can only last 10 seconds the most? Do you…

A Valentine’s Day Poem

I imagine all the things Sappho would have done to my wife And I clutch onto all the tongues She speaks in; and the ones she doesn’t. And I can only embrace, Her tongue My wife’s tongue My tongue Bliss’s tongue.