d.a. levy

(10/29/1942 – 11/24/1968)

she smiles quietly
a blush on or at Catullus
and leaves
a blister of lipstick
on my shoulder
i tell her
her mouth is full of artificial flowers
she covers my cheek with geraniums…

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taken from ukanhavyrfuckinciti bak
originally collected and edited by rjs and
published by t.l. kryss, GHOST PRESS CLEVELAND, 1967

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