The Sleepy Snake Shakes

she’s the silver snake i conjure
with candle warmed
massage oil,

my saggy neck all
bent up in her
precious
coil,

it’s a juicy dance with
down n’ dirty
death,

and i’m the gloating
victor’s spoils

smell heart’s exhaust
on my breath?

nah, cold bed
not yet.

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