[ Valentines 2020 ] No Bones About It
it would be a bit heavy-
handed with pen at the ready
pressed against chest, emphasizing
how your poetry punctuates! my lungs
dotting these s i g h s of mine
leaving me so b r e a t h l e s s . . .
but what if such a thing was
proposed literarily by a
poem being purpose-
fully shaped like a
ribcage, eh ..?