Monday, January 4, 2010



The mouth is the entrance
to our hollow bodies, we are born
knowing it.

If hunger runs a long, tapered
finger along the wall of your stomach,
you reach

for food, put it in between
your teeth and chew and swallow.

commands. Here is some sort
of miracle--the body's ability to ask
and obey.

1 comment

  1. I love the poem and the unexpected, amusing illustration!


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