Tigs Huertas

Beyond The Garden

 

Look long, to take in every line 

That each can know the other

(That detail observed truly
 
Should hasten intimacy)
 
And contour's shading, jaw and eyes
 
Un-shadow, in the knowing
 
There's always a beginning
 
 
A foreigner, he pleases me 
 
(a curse and gift my parents gave)
 
His turn of phrase engaging
 
Mistakes creating beauty
 
A sentence-full of words thrown down
 
Land wilfully, anarchic
 
He gives them better meaning


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