On repetition, compulsion (#5)

Prompt: A golden ladder using Thom Gunn’s ‘Jamesian’

Differentiating between there and their
is the nighttime frantic status of this relationship
The correspondences consisted
of France, books, brunch, the newly beating wings of an unfettered song, in
that order, precisely, simultaneously discussing
and whirring down a rainy road if
and as though there was nothing left but it
and the curiosity of a life that existed.


And left, extinguished.


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