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Kenny
jenakajoffer

fuck butterflies I had squirrels in there
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twitching their tails whenever I thought of him
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he got in my head before he got in my skin
 3
he was holy wars and heavy-metal flowers
 4
I was climbing the fence with a silent f
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I was soft-mosh and wanting
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he got in my heart before he got in my pants
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he’d been hard for days, he had snakes in there
 8
 
 
he was taller than I imagined, not that I was concerned
 9
I was curious how his mouth tasted
 10
and he gave it to me quick, all mint-leaves and nerves
 11
 
 
he lifted me in his arms
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said he could throw me around in bed
 13
not sure if that’s a bad thing but he coiled me
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tight like a python and I liked feeling breathless
 15
weightless as I nuzzled in the slope of his neck
 16
 
 
we over-dressed for the weather
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it was forty degrees in jeans, you could melt candy
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on the asphalt, I’d been wet for days
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we burned up in the sun
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he gave me his arms, his lips his chest
 21
we had an audience in the branches
 22
we had ferris wheels and beer
 23
the shiny forehead of sky dripping with sweat
 24
I blew smoke in his face, slipped into a dress
 25
 
 
we were lovers in the park
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I had bug spray, I wanted to sleep under the stars
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there were only two clouds, one sky
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and his shoulders, those chiseled hills
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I wanted to climb
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19 Jun 18

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really nice read. i hear it spoken, with rhythm and kind of fast. it's like a contrast poem... "he was tall and oblique, but he wanted a ride", but this one keeps adding teaxtures and it's nice to watch.

good writing.
 — cadmium

nice, jen. i didn't catch this as your work at all.
 — cadmium

thanks for reading, mike.
 — jenakajoffer

I want to keep reading, is there more?
So sensual and raw yet layered with emotion.
Your writing inspires,
nice to see you writing jj ;)
 — unknown

I like how 'we' becomes a motif and the repetition bangs into you every chance it gets
 — DeformedLion

hehe, bangs...

thanks linus, yes i think 'we' turned out quite nice, like a fig-leaf.
:)
 — jenakajoffer

love line 1
 — unknown

beautiful jen,
your poetry always makes me feel what your expressing, your voice, so authentic.
missed you. x
 — hue

Thanks unk, me too :)

Nice to see you’re still popping around, hue. Thanks for the nice comment.
 — jenakajoffer

nice sonics
 — rivergood

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